Mt. Cain Resort, British Columbia

Ideal for Families and Powderhounds

Situated on the north end of Vancouver Island, Mt Cain offers a unique experience for skiers, snowboarders and backcountry explorers. Only a short drive (roughly two hours) from the north end of the island or Courtenay and Campbell River area, Mt Cain is ideal for families and snow enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Whether you like steeps or cruisers, Mt Cain's wide variety of runs are designed to offer something for everyone. The mountain's runs cover 1,500 vertical feet and have an average mid-season base of 120 inches.

At Mt Cain you'll find untouched powder that has built up over the week, virtually no lineups for lifts and the friendly, welcoming atmosphere of a family oriented mountain.

Mt Cain is operated by a nonprofit society and is the largest regional park in the Mount Waddington Regional District. With uncrowded runs, reasonable prices and a friendly atmosphere, it's a great place to bring the family.

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Mountain Statistics for Mt. Cain Resort
Base Elevation: 4,301 ft (1,311 meters)
Summit Elevation: 5,800 ft (1,768 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,499 ft (457 m)
Skiable Area: 500 acres (202 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 120 in (305 cm)
Longest Run: 0 ft (0 m)
Snowmaking: 0 %
Number of Lifts: 3
Uphill Lift Capacity: 0 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Handle Tow
2 T-bars
Number of Trails: 21
Trail Ratings for Mt. Cain Resort
Easiest: Easiest 20%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 35%
Experts Only: Experts Only 5%
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 Mt. Cain Resort
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Nearby Cross Country: 10 km
Snowshoe Trails: Yes