About PPK 2017-10-12T03:39:28+00:00

Uncrowded, Unspoiled and Even Better at Night!

Welcome to the PPK, the perfect place for families to ski and ride!  Opened in 1938, we are located in the beautiful Crowsnest Pass in SW Alberta, about 140 km from Lethbridge and just 230 km from Calgary.  Pass Powderkeg is a community-owned ski area, designed for skiers and riders of all ages and abilities where there’s no need to hunt for parking, battle for space to turn on the slopes or go to the bank to finance a family ski trip.

At Pass Powderkeg, we have all the amenities without the crowds or the attitude.  We offer:
  • Full Service Lodge including Dining & Lounge
  • Ski and snowboarding lessons (private and group)
  • Ski and snowboarding rental packages (Snowshoes too!)
  • Terrain Park with progressive features
  • Programming & Events throughout the season
  • Equipment Tuning Shop
  • Unmatched affordability for skiing in the Rockies
Here’s what the locals already know, Pass Powderkeg is a favorite for experienced skiers who want their kids to learn in a safe, friendly environment.  Our mountain is configured around two T-Bars with the connection at mid mountain (where our historic day lodge is located), so parents and children can ski at their own level without getting lost.  There is parking right at the mid-mountain lodge, easy-access lifts, and ski terrain that supports skill progression from beginner to intermediate on to advanced.

Oh, and did we mention the magic of Skiing & Snowboarding at night?

Surprise Yourself at Pass Powderkeg

Hours of Operation

Opening Day – December 1, 2017*
Closing Day – April 8, 2018*
* Pending weather conditions.  Subject to change.

Early Winter Hours

Opening Day to Dec 22
 Saturday    10am-9pm
Sunday    10am-9pm

Regular Winter Hours

Dec 22 to End of Season
Wednesday     Noon-9pm
Thursday    Noon-9pm
Friday    Noon-9pm
Saturday    10am-9pm
Sunday    10am-9pm

Holiday Hours

Open 10am-9pm during the following holidays
Christmas  Dec 23 – Jan 7 (closed Dec. 25)
Winter Break  Feb 18 – Feb 25
Easter Week  Mar 30 – Apr 8
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Trail Map

Pass Powderkeg Ski Area Trail Map