Duck Mountain Ski Area is a ski area located in the province of Saskatchewan in Canada. The resort is in the town of Kamsack, SK.
We recently ranked all of Saskatchewan's ski resorts, so you can see where Duck Mountain Ski Area stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Duck Mountain Ski Area is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Duck Mountain Ski Area. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Duck Mountain Ski Area's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Duck Mountain Ski Area around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Duck Mountain Ski Area Terrain Overview
Duck Mountain Ski Area has a total of 20 ski trails, which are serviced by 3 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Duck Mountain Ski Area is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 25 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 10 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.1 square kilometers.
Duck Mountain Ski Area's slopes see on average 100 inches (3.0 meters) of snowfall a year.
Duck Mountain Ski Area Elevation
Duck Mountain Ski Area has a summit elevation of 1,001 feet, or 305 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 676 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 325 feet (99 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Duck Mountain Ski Area has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Duck Mountain Ski Area Difficulty Level
32.1out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Duck Mountain Ski Area has 25 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Duck Mountain Ski Area is mostly a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 25% of its trails as easy. However, it also has its fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 75%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Duck Mountain Ski Area good for beginners?
Duck Mountain Ski Area can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 75% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Duck Mountain Ski Area Location
Duck Mountain Ski Area is located in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Kamsack, SK.
Kamsack, SK S0A Canada
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Getting to Duck Mountain Ski Area
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Duck Mountain Ski Area), its coordinates of 51.56100, -101.60800 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Kamsack, SK to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Duck Mountain Ski Area.
|Dauphin Barker Airport||YDN||Dauphin, MB||119 km|
|Brandon Municipal Airport||YBR||Brandon, MB||217 km|
|Regina International Airport||YQR||Regina, SK||248 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Duck Mountain Ski Area, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Duck Mountain Ski Area.
|Thunder Hill Ski Area||Benito, MB||1,880 ft||27%||51 km|
|Asessippi Ski Area & Resort||Inglis, MB||1,814 ft||34%||70 km|
Duck Mountain Ski Area Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,001 ft|
|Base Elevation||676 ft|
|Vertical Drop||325 ft|
(25% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 25% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||100 inches|