Phoenix Mountain, British ColumbiaExcellent Late Season Conditions
Phoenix Mountain is located 30 km west of Grand Forks. The Phoenix Interpretive Forest is a community hill run by the Phoenix Alpine Ski Society.
The hill has a vertical of 800 ft. and its nine runs range from beginner to some expert. A T-bar services the main hill and a rope tow the beginner slope.
Most years the snow is plentiful and the north facing slopes provide excellent late season conditions. The average winter temperature is -5 C (23 F). Night skiing is available to the top of the mountain.
Facilities include a day lodge, cafeteria and lounge, ski rental and a C.S.I.A. ski school.
Above the downhill ski area, at Marshall Lake, there is an extensive network of cross-country trails geared for all levels of competence.
|Mountain Statistics for Phoenix Mountain|
|Base Elevation:||4,000 ft||(1,219 meters)|
|Summit Elevation:||4,800 ft||(1,463 m)|
|Vertical Drop:||800 ft||(244 m)|
|Skiable Area:||150 acres||(61 hectares)|
|Annual Snowfall:||350 in||(889 cm)|
|Longest Run:||5,000 ft||(1,524 m)|
|Number of Lifts:||2|
|Uphill Lift Capacity:||2,000 per hour|
|Types of Lifts:||1 Rope Tow
|Number of Trails:||11|
|Trail Ratings for Phoenix Mountain|
|Experts Only:||0%||Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.|
|Area Details for Phoenix Mountain|
|Nearby Cross Country:||10 km|