Plenty of snow and steep vertical drops make for excellent downhill skiing and snowboarding. Local downhill areas offer runs to satisfy all - from beginner to thrill-seeking experts.

Cross-country skiers can casually sample the scenic vistas and pristine wilderness trails or take on the challenge of racing in the picturesque surroundings.

Downhill skiing and snowboarding

Home to two downhill ski areas, visitors can get their fill on both sides of the city. Local ski shops can help get you outfitted with new gear if you need it.

Mount Baldy Ski Area

Located on the North side of the city. Mount Baldy offers a variety of runs and terrain for all skill levels. Rental equipment and lessons are available. Other onsite activities include: cross-country skiing, tubing, chalet area.

Loch Lomond Ski Area

Located on the South side of the city is Loch Lomond Ski Area, Thunder Bay's largest ski area. Featuring 17 runs with levels of difficulty ranging from Green to Double Black Diamond. Rental equipment and lessons are available. Other onsite activities include: tubing, snowshoeing, fat biking (bike rentals not available) and chalet area.

Cross-country skiing

The Thunder Bay area is home to hundreds of kilometres of groomed, cross-country ski trails for both classic and skate skiing. Local ski shops can get you set up with rentals or a new pair of your own. For more information on Cross-Country Skiing in the area visit Thunder Bay Nordic Trails Association.

Kakabeka Provincial Park

With 15km of groomed trails ranging from easy to expert. Skiers will find two spectacular lookouts with views of the Kaministiquia River Valley. Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park is the perfect setting for an enjoyable, premiere skate or classic cross-country ski experience.

Kamview Nordic Centre

The Kamview Nordic Centre offers 30km groomed trails for skate and classic including 5.5kms of trails that are lit so you can ski well into the evening. Enjoy great skiing and good family fun. Warm up in the chalet or get the kids out into the Jackrabbit learn-to-ski program.

Lappe Nordic Ski Centre

The Lappe Nordic Centre has 12km of groomed trail with 4.6km of trail lighted for night skiing. The centre also features a chalet with change rooms and sauna facilities.

Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

Home of the Sleeping Giant Loppet, Sleeping Giant Provincial Park features 50km of trails looping through the rugged landscape of the Sibley Peninsula.

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