About Apex Mountain Resort

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    Big Powder Days Where
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    Hidden Gem
    of The Okanagan

Learn more about Apex Mountain Resort and the amenities available during your stay

About Apex Mountain Resort

Apex Trail Map

Live on the wild side and take on challenging terrain that will make your heart stop. Apex offers skiing that ranges from beginner to challenging, even for experts.

And what’s more, every year Apex Mountain receives an average of 600cm of deep Okanagan powder. Imagine that fresh powder blowing around you as you cruise down an un-crowded mountain face with your heart racing. You will want to shout out loud because you won’t be able to contain your excitement at finding this gem of a Ski Mountain. Book your Apex accommodations today because a ski vacation at this phenomenal resort will challenge every member of your family regardless of their skill level.

Being located in the heart of the Okanagan gives Apex Mountain the perfect mix between large amounts of low humidity and precipitation that makes for the whitest champagne powder snow possible. Sixty-seven ski runs provide diverse challenges for both beginner and intermediate skiers.

After you’ve had your fill of exhilarating skiing or boarding there are many other exciting activities for you to enjoy at Apex Resort. Why not try one of the thrilling backcountry tours on snowmobile? Or relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery on snowshoe? And of course, for all those hockey enthusiasts out there, check out our outdoor NHL sized rink. Is Nordic skiing more your style? Not a problem as the Nickelplate Nordic Centre offers 56 kms of beautifully groomed trails and boasts the longest season in Canada. Want something the whole family can do together regardless of skill? Check out the Tim Hortons Tube Park where you can spend hours racing down the hill laughing at all the fun.

When you need to take a break from all the exciting activities found at Apex Resort, come and enjoy the cozy mountain village. The beautiful village boasts a number restaurants that will satisfy your après-ski, from convenient coffee shops to world-class dining. You’re guaranteed be treated like that star you are at Apex. 

Apex Mountain Resort Facts

Location

33 km (21 miles) west of Penticton, BC
Auto Rentals are available from Penticton Airport to Apex

Hours Of Operation

  • Day Skiing & Boarding is from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Night Skiing is open for the Season, with Magic Carpet, T-Bar and Tube Park in Operation! Hours are from 4:00 - 9:00 pm
  • Tube Park is open Fridays from 4:00 - 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am - 9:00 pm and Sundays from 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Skating is open 7 days a week on both the hockey rink and skating loop, depending on weather and ice conditions.

Annual Snowfall 
600 cm / (236" or 19.6 ft average)

Lifts

  • Chairlifts
    • 1 - 4 Passenger High-Speed Chair
    • 1 - 3 Passenger Chair
  • Surface
    • 1 - T-bar
    • 1 - Poma Lift
  • Tubing
    • 1 Tubing Lift

Total Uphill Capacity
9,000 riders per hour

Elevation
Summit: 1,915 m (6,280 ft) 
Village Centre: 1,609 m (5,280 ft) 
Base: 1,155 m (3,780 ft)

Runs

  • 67 Marked Trails
  • 16% Beginner
  • 48% Intermediate
  • 36% Expert

Longest Run
6.1 km (3.7 miles)

Apex Mountain Resort Activites

Apex Skating Loop

Adventure Skating Loop

Enjoy the breathtaking scenery as you race around this 1 KM long loop that weaves through the trees. The loop is lit for night until 11:00 PM. For special occasions you can arrange with Apex’s Sales Department to have a private bonfire with marshmallows, hot dogs, and hot chocolate.



Apex Cross Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

Imagine the cool crispness of the air and beautiful scenery as you head on a cross-country skiing adventure. For those of you who love Nordic skiing Apex offers 56 KM of beautifully groomed trails for classic and skate skiing. Apex also offers the longest Nordic season in Canada so you can maximize the ski season.



Apex Outdoor Skating Rink

Fairview Mohawk Outdoor Skating Rink

Canadians love hockey, eh? If you’re one of the many fans out there, be sure to check out Apex’s NHL sized rink. The rink is night lit, so you can head over after a day on the slopes. If you forgot your skates, no problem because skates are available for rental. Private bookings are available through the Sales Department.



Apex Mountain Hosts

Mountain Hosts

Want to know where the locals ski at Apex? There are three mountains at Apex, so make sure you know your way around them with a complimentary mountain tour. This is an informal tour that departs daily at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Meet the Mountain Hosts in front of the mountain map beside Hog on the Hill coffee shop to discover what the mountains at Apex have to offer.



Apex Night Skiing

Night Skiing

Feel the powder brush against your face as you enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of cruising down the mountain at night. Night skiing is available Friday, Saturday, and holidays from 4:30PM to 9:00PM



Apex Orange Terrain Park

Orange Terrain Park

Get ready for some fun and smooth moves as you work your way around the Orange Terrain Park. It has often been referred to as one of the best in the province. The reason why? It covers 700 vertical feet on a base of man made snow for optimal conditions all season.



Apex Crooked Tarrain Park

Crooked Park

This exciting park feature the mountains biggest and longest landings. For those of you who love to kick-it-up and do tricks, all three parks will be open early this season and will have some new features for you to play on, including a buried school bus. Get ready for some serious action at Apex.



Apex Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Enjoy the beautiful silence of the mountains on a Snowshoe Tour. Listen to the snow crunch beneath your feet and breathe deeply as the fresh mountain air fills your lungs. We know you love snow, and snowshoeing is just another way to enjoy it.



Apex Tube Park

Tim Hortons Tube Park

Get ready for lots of laughs as you zoom down the hill on a huge inner tube. Fun for all ages, this popular activity is lift accessed and located right next to the Mountain Shop. Hosting a special event? Make it memorable by contacting Apex’s Sales Department to arrange a private bonfire with marshmallows, hot dogs and hot chocolate at the base of the lift.


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