Mount Joy Snow Resort is a ski area located in the province of Alberta in Canada. The resort is in the town of Lloydminster, AB.
We recently ranked all of Alberta's ski resorts, so you can see where Mount Joy Snow Resort stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Mount Joy Snow Resort 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 Mount Joy Snow Resort. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Mount Joy Snow Resort's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Mount Joy Snow Resort around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Mount Joy Snow Resort Terrain Overview
Mount Joy Snow Resort has a total of 15 ski trails, which are serviced by 2 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Mount Joy Snow Resort is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 100 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 40 hectares, 0.2 square miles, or 0.4 square kilometers.
Mount Joy Snow Resort Elevation
Mount Joy Snow Resort has a summit elevation of 0 feet, or 0 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 0 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 300 feet (91 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Mount Joy Snow Resort has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Mount Joy Snow Resort Difficulty Level
27.6out 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
Mount Joy Snow Resort has 100 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Mount Joy Snow Resort is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 47% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 27% 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 Mount Joy Snow Resort good for beginners?
Mount Joy Snow Resort 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. 47% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Mount Joy Snow Resort Location
Mount Joy Snow Resort is located in the province of Alberta, Canada. This ski area is nearest the town of Lloydminster, AB.
Lloydminster, AB T9V Canada
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Getting to Mount Joy Snow Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Mount Joy Snow Resort), its coordinates of 53.10200, -110.15300 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Lloydminster, AB 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 Mount Joy Snow Resort.
|Lloydminster Airport||YLL||Lloydminster, AB||24 km|
|Bonnyville Airport||YBY||Bonnyville, AB||139 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Mount Joy Snow Resort, 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 Mount Joy Snow Resort.
|Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort||Cold Lake, AB||2,125 ft||36%||149 km|
Mount Joy Snow Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||0 ft|
|Base Elevation||0 ft|
|Vertical Drop||300 ft|
(47% Beginner, 27% Intermediate, 26% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||N/A inches|