Wapiti Valley Ski Resort is a ski area located in the province of Saskatchewan in Canada. The resort is in the town of Waipiti Valley, SK. We recently ranked all of Saskatchewan's ski resorts, so you can see where Wapiti Valley Ski Resort stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort is not a part of any nationwide lift pass 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 with with Wapiti Valley Ski Resort.
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort Lodging:
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort Terrain Overview
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort has a total of 12 ski trails, which are serviced by 3 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Wapiti Valley Ski Resort 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 square miles, or 0 square kilometers.
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort Elevation
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 1,017 feet, or 310 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 721 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 296 feet (90 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort Difficulty Level
26.7out 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.
Skiiable Area by Difficulty Level
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort has 25 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Wapiti Valley Ski Resort is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 33% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 50% 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 Wapiti Valley Ski Resort good for beginners?
Wapiti Valley Ski 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. 33% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort Location
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort is located in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. This ski area is nearby the town of Waipiti Valley, SK.
Waipiti Valley, SK S0E Canada
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Getting to Wapiti Valley Ski Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Wapiti Valley Ski Resort), its coordinates of 53.23300, -104.46000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Waipiti Valley, 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 Wapiti Valley Ski Resort.
|Prince Albert Glass Field||YPA||Prince Albert, SK||81 km|
|Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport||YXE||Saskatoon, SK||191 km|
|La Ronge Airport||YVC||La Ronge, SK||219 km|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Wapiti Valley Ski 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 Wapiti Valley Ski Resort.
Wapiti Valley Ski Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,017 ft|
|Base Elevation||721 ft|
|Vertical Drop||296 ft|
(33% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 17% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||N/A inches|