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Popular Ski Resorts in the Vancouver Area

James Decker, owner of Jim Decker photography, is a freelance photographer working in Vancouver, British Columbia. When he is not on a photo shoot, you can find Jim Decker working as a ski instructor on one of Canada’s awe-inspiring slopes.

Cypress Mountain is among the most prominent ski areas in the Vancouver area. With more than 50 runs spanning 600 acres, Cypress Mountain is known for having hosted the freestyle skiing and snowboarding events during the 2010 Winter Olympics. The resort also features an extensive Nordic ski park with 21 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

Vancouver’s most easily accessible ski area is Grouse Mountain, which is equipped with a high-speed cable car that lifts skiers to 1,127 meters in under five minutes. A popular tourist destination, Grouse Mountain offers a number of attractions to entertain visitors, including a cinema, skating rink, zip-line, fine dining options, and even sleigh rides during the Christmas season.