“Westlock County Council has approved and passed a motion to forge ahead with 2014-15 Ski season with a potential opening date of December 26, 2014. This opening date is pending approval of the temporary accommodation and will be official following the appeal deadline date of December 22, 2014. Westlock County will begin sales for gift cards and seasons passes officially at 8am December 23rd, 2014” Thank you for your patience and patronage during this transitional year.
Tawatinaw Valley Alpine and Nordic Centre is one of the best lowland ski areas in Alberta. Located only one hour north of Edmonton, this ski hill spreads over 140 acres and offers 24 downhill runs and over 25km of scenic cross country ski trails. For those who crave a challenge, the terrain park has "hits", "rails", "funboxes" and one of two super pipes found in Alberta.
Located just off highway 2, the Ski Centre was established in 1967 for Canada's Centennial and has operated ever since. Over the span of the last 40 years, the hill has grown to meet the needs of winter outdoor enthusiasts. Offering Alpine and Nordic skiing, as well as a terrain park.
The hill operates most weekends and holidays throughout the winter season. Tawatinaw offers runs to suit everyone's needs, from novice to advanced in both Alpine and Nordic. There are 3 T-bars and one tow rope which provide access to all Alpine runs and the terrain park. Nordic skiing can be accessed from the upper parking lot; please ensure that you stop at the Ski Centre for your day or season pass.
There is a large chalet where food and rentals are available. Ski and Snowboard lessons are available for individuals, groups and schools.
For the Nordic enthusiast there are 25km of groomed trails for both classic and skate style skiing. Each season the ski centre hosts the Tawatinaw Valley Loppet prior to the annual Alberta Birkebeiner.
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Group Admission (Youth, Sports and Service Groups)
*Must call and pre-book (1-866-698-2212)
*Group Pass Application
*Designee is responsible for completing application, paying and distributing lift passes
*Season Pass Terms and Conditions
*Season Pass Application
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*Packages Include Lift Ticket, Lesson and Rental
*Season Passes are accepted
*Grade 4/5 Snow Passes are not accepted
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NOW OFFERING MID AND HIGH PERFORMANCE SKIIS FOR RENT
*Mid Performance - $30 - includes skiis, boots, and poles
*High Performance - $35 - includes skiis, boots, and poles
The Chalet is also available for private functions year round, for only $75 per day.