Purden Ski Village (Downhill Skiing)


Purden Ski Village, located 60 km east of Prince George on Yellowhead highway, offers some of the best skiing and snowboarding in central BC. Its northern location rewards the mountain with plenty of high quality dry and soft powder every winter season. The ski area has a vertical rise of 335 meters (1,100ft) and offers 25 downhill runs of various difficulty levels on 24 hectares (60 acres) of alpine terrain.

Other popular activities at Purden include cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Guided snowshoeing tours are also offered.

The village has a number of services and facilities available to the guest: a day lodge, a cafeteria, a ski shop, equipment rentals (including ‘high performance’ gear), and a snow school.


Purden Ski Village, PO Box 1239
Prince George, British Columbia
V2L 4V3

Contact Information

(250) 565-7777

Additional Information

Driving Distances

Prince George ~60km (50min)

Mountain Stats

  • Vertical Drop:         335m (1,100 ft)
  • Longest run:          3.2 km (~2 mi)
  • Highest Elevation:  1,311 m (4,300 ft)
  • Base Elevation:      975 m (3,200 ft)
  • Annual Snowfall:     400 cm (13 ft)
  • Skiable terrain:      24 hectares (60 acres)
  • Lifts:                    3 (2 Double Chair, 1 T-bar)
  • Lift Capacity:         2000 riders per hour
  • Runs:                   25
  • Run Difficulty:       20% 55% 25% (beg/int/adv-exp)
  • Terrain Parks:       No
  • Half Pipe:             No
  • Night skiing:         No
  • Snow Making:       No
  • Nordic / Cross country Trails: No


  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing

Services and Facilities

  • Equipment Rentals & repairs
  • 'High Performace' gear rentals
  • Ski and Snowboard Lessons
  • Ski shop
  • Day lodge
  • Cafe

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