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Shames Mountain

Shames Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Shames Mountain, Canada

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift1,189m
Resort Height700m
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Shames Mountain

Shames Mountain, located in British Columbia's North by North-west region, is 35km west of Terrace and 137km east of Prince Rupert. Reputed for having unspoilt skiing, no lift queues and excellent back country terrain - this coastal mountain ski area offers a snowboard park, a day lodge, restaurant, pub, ski shop, rentals and lessons. There are some on-hill accommodations, or check in at Terrace.


The Canadian ski resort of Shames Mountain is at an altitude of 700m.

Shames Mountain has direct access to a total of 3 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


We do not currently have enough information to describe the skiing in Shames Mountain. If you have skied here, or know the area, please tell us about it in the Ski Forum.


Shames Mountain offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Shames Mountain.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Shames Mountain?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Shames Mountain.

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Ski Area Stats

Shames Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Shames Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,189m
Lowest Piste700m
Resort Altitude (Shames Mountain)700m
Max Vertical489m

Shames Mountain Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Shames Mountain is 4km long and the most difficult run is the 'Hangover'.

Location and Map

Where is Shames Mountain?

This ski resort is in Kitimat-Stikine, British Columbia, Canada.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 2,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Shames Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Shames Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Shames Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

Shames Mountain