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Kimberley, BC : Northstar
Northstar Mountain is a year-round mountain recreation destination located west of the community of Kimberley, BC in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is home to the Kimberley Alpine Resort.
The alpine resort is a popular destination for skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and dog sledding in the winter months. Other winter activities enjoyed near the resort mountain include heli skiing and snowmobiling.
The ski resort enjoys a vertical of 751 metres attracting local and visiting skiers and snowboarders to the mountain. The mountain resort terrain covers 729 hectares (1800 acres) and is covered with 80 ski runs and one snowboard terrain park.
The ski runs on the mountain cater to all skiers and boarders of all skill levels. On the mountain 20% of the ski runs are designed for beginners, 42% for intermediate, 38% for expert.
Some of the beginner runs on the mountain include Canada Way, Midnight and Ridgeway Trails. Some of the expert "black diamond" ski runs include the Bunker Hill, Easter Face, Magma, Vortex, Windfall and Jackpot Trails. The longest run on the mountain is 6.4 kilometres.
The ski runs and snow activities are serviced by 5 lifts on the mountain including 1 High Speed Quad Chair, 1 Triple Chair, 1 Double Chair, 1 T-Bar, 1 Carpet lift.
During the summer months the Kimberley Mountain Resort becomes a sightseeing and hiking destination. Other summer activities enjoyed near the mountain during the summer months include golfing and horseback riding.
Services on the mountain include accommodations and a few restaurants, coffee shop, retail stores, pub, bank machine, day care, rental shops and lessons.
How to Get to Northstar Mountain :
Travel towards the community of Kimberley, BC, Canada. Once in Kimberley travel along Gerry Sorensen Way to the alpine mountain resort. Very good signage to the hill.
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