Feel like going skiing? Put on your best ski pants and ditch busy mega-resorts in favour of New Brunswick’s wide-open slopes. Your trip can include the highest vertical in the Maritimes, cross-country trails, and slopes for beginners or those looking for a challenge. You’ll have plenty of room to perfect your technique in loads of fluffy white snow.
Where to Enjoy Skiing and Snowboarding
Crabbe Mountain (Hainesville) – New Brunswick's highest vertical at 260 m (853 ft.), with 27 alpine trails and glades, is just minutes from Fredericton and offers challenging terrain for skiers of all abilities.
Mont Farlagne (Edmundston) – Over 20 ski trails and a terrain park open to downhill skiing and snowboarding, and even tubing hills with a lift!
Poley Mountain (Sussex) – Centrally located between 3 major cities (Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton), it provides some of the best skiing and snowboarding in Atlantic Canada.
Sugarloaf Provincial Park (Atholville) – Offers 11 downhill ski trails, groomed cross-country ski trails expertly laid out around beautiful Prichard Lake and a groomed snowmobile trail system which connects to the provincial trails.
Where to Enjoy Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Around the province you’ll find many cross-country ski trails, competitions and workshops that are maintained and operated by local Cross-Country New Brunswick clubs. You can also explore groomed ski and snowshoe trails at Fundy National Park and Kouchibouguac National Park. Venture out and find great spots for winter hiking and snowshoeing.