Our location in the Rocky Mountains has its advantages!

Cross-Country Skiing

Sparwood is home to a great network of trails, within the community and in the immediate surrounding areas. Get outside for classic cross-country skiing and skate skiing, on the x-country trails located just above Sparwood Heights!


Snowshoeing is one of North America's fastest-growing winter sports, and Sparwood provides the requisite trails, powder and pristine winter scenery.

Check out our trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing here.

Sunset Ridge Ski Society

The Sunset Ridge Ski Society maintains over 10 km of cross-country ski trails in Sparwood. Although the trails tend to favour the intermediate to advanced skier, there has been some recent trail development that serve beginner skiers.

Alpine Skiing

Fernie Alpine Resort is located just 30 minutes west of Sparwood in the British Columbia Rockies, and boasts some of the best skiing conditions in North America. It's renowned for its incredible snowfall and exceptional terrain. Discover more about Fernie Alpine Resort.

Pass Powderkeg Ski Resort  located 30 minutes East in Crowsnest Pass Alberta the ski area boasts challenging terrain, affordable rates, an excellent ski and snowboard school, equipment rentals, terrain park, night skiing, snowmaking and friendly service. Check out Pass Powderkeg ski resort http://www.passpowderkeg.com/

Wapiti Ski Hill located 20 minutes north in Elkford, British Columbia provides a very affordable, family oriented ski experience. Seven ski runs over a 1,000 foot vertical drop include terrain for skiers of all types. Check out Wapiti Ski Hill.