China Ridge Cross Country Skiing

The 30th most popular XC Ski in British Columbia.

East of Vancouver and northeast of Princeton, the China Ridge area has 6 ski trails totalling 35km groomed for classical and skate skiing maintained by the China Ridge Cross Country Ski Association. There are great ridge line trails with vistas, and over 45km of backcountry trails to explore.

To reach the trailhead from Princeton, head north on Highway 3 for 8.5km and follow signs for Snowpatch Hill.

Overall, China Ridge is the 30th most popular cross country ski area of all 56 Nordic ski destinations in British Columbia.

China Ridge Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  China Ridge (205) 295-7154; BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Canadian Tourism (800) 577-2266; Cross-Country BC Assoc. (604) 545-9600; Avalanche Info (604) 290-9333.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Mixed

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/19/2016

ID:  13798

China Ridge Cross Country Skiing Map


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