Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes is a ski area located in the province of Manitoba in Canada. The resort is in the town of Falcon Beach, MB.
We recently ranked all of Manitoba's ski resorts, so you can see where Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes 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 Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes Terrain Overview
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes has a total of 13 ski trails, which are serviced by 5 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes 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.
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes's slopes see on average 40 inches (1.0 meters) of snowfall a year.
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes Elevation
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes has a summit elevation of 1,204 feet, or 367 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,085 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 119 feet (36 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes Difficulty Level
6out of 100
DID YOU KNOW?
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
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes has 25 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 80% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 20% trails are rated as intermediate.
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 Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes good for beginners?
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 80% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes Location
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes is located in the province of Manitoba, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Falcon Beach, MB.
Falcon Beach, MB R0E Canada
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Getting to Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes), its coordinates of 49.70400, -95.19000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Falcon Beach, MB 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 large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes.
|Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport||YWG||Winnipeg, MB||149 km|
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 Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes.
|Kenora Airport||YQK||Kenora, ON||60 km|
|Lac Du Bonnet Airport||YAX||Lac Du Bonnet, MB||88 km|
|Fort Frances Municipal Airport||YAG||Fort Frances, ON||172 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes, 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 Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes.
|Springhill Winter Park||Springfield, MB||813 ft||18%||132 km|
|Stony Mountain Ski Area||Stony Mountain, MB||843 ft||17%||151 km|
Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,204 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,085 ft|
|Vertical Drop||119 ft|
(80% Beginner, 20% Intermediate, 0% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||40 inches|