Whether you're planning your yearly trip to Whistler or Mont Tremblant, figuring out the right ski equipment for your needs or looking for a ski club to join, there's lots of useful Canadian ski information online.
A good place to start is Ski Central. This Ottawa-based site is part specialty search engine, part Web guide, and has indexed more than 10,000 Web sites about skiing around the world.
Many are Canadian. There's information on ski resorts, trip planning, ski equipment, ski clubs, racing and events. Ski equipment and clothing and accessories are there too.
Ski Resorts in Canada
Another place to quickly find the Web site for a ski resort in Canada is the Ski Council of Canada. Their list of Canadian Ski and Snowboard Areas is sorted by province. The View Details section for each resort gives basic information for each resort, including statistics and ski area services and programs. It's comprehensive, and easy to pinpoint a specific resort or just browse.
Snow Conditions in Canada
When you're ready to hit the slopes, check the snow conditions at SkiTown.com. Ski resorts are listed by province.
Cross-Country Skiing in Canada
Cross-country skiers can find a good list of more than 500 Canadian cross-country ski areas on the Canada Trails site. If you're interested in joining up with other Nordic skiers, you'll also find a list of cross-country ski clubs across Canada. Before you start, Parks Canada offers some useful tips on cross-country skiing trail etiquette.