Season Length

Mount Cain opens in early December (snow permitting) and closes early April, conditions permitting.

Hours of Operation

9:30 am to 3:30 pm Saturdays and Sundays, and holidays.

Average Snowfall

1500cm / 38 feet annually

Top Elevation

1,768m / 5,800 feet

Base Elevation

1,311 m / 4,301 feet

Vertical Drop

457m / 1,499 feet


The majority of the lower runs are groomed while the majority of the run accessed from the upper T-bar are left ungroomed for sheer powder pleasure!

Beginner: 20% Intermediate: 45% Advanced: 35%

Lift System

  • 2 T-bars
  • 1 beginners handle tow

Number of Runs


To learn more information about Northern Vancouver Island and places to stay up here, visit the Regional District of Mount Waddington or Tourism Vancouver Island North.