Activities at Mount Cain

Activities at Mount Cain

When you want to get away from it all and explore some of the most challenging and exciting terrain available, at one of the best-kept secrets on Vancouver Island, a visit to Mount Cain is in order! Enjoy a friendly atmosphere surrounded by rustic cabins and outstanding terrain. Check out the many activities Mount Cain has to offer.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding

Open on weekends and select Mondays only, the untouched snowfall accumulates all week long leaving the slopes steeped in Vancouver Island’s best powder. Mount Cain's lifts include: two T-bars and one beginner’s handle tow, giving access to 21 runs and 457 metres of vertical drop.
Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

There are many unmarked trails and logging access roads. Light touring equipment and knowledge of the local area is recommended for sub-alpine trails. For the mountaineer, there are three 1,800m peaks within a 5km radius. Please note the area outside the Mount Cain ski area is not patrolled and may require self-rescue.
Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing

Snowshoe the backcountry and discover alpine winter adventure. Trek around Mount Cain's meadows or explore the beauty of the forests. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Please note snowshoeing at Mount Cain is in non-patrolled wilderness areas and is done at your own risk, self rescue may be necessary.