Rossland, BC, January 4, 2012 – Despite what you’ve heard about the snow conditions being at an all time low in the resort regions of the California Sierras, Lake Tahoe, Utah and Colorado, RED Mountain Resort in Rossland, BC on British Columbia’s Powder Highway delivers the goods - SNOW!

Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Resort

Still need to get your fix of snow adrenaline? We've received new snow 8 of the last 12 days since December 24th, for a total of 51cms (20 inches). The best part? More on the way...with the latest 14 day forecast, there are 7 days that are forecasted for snow. 

Photo by Dave Heath

Every chair is running at RED. All of Granite and Red mountains’ runs are fully open with 100-percent natural snow. Plus, our legendary "side-country" is yours for the taking. 

The question isn't, Is it any good? The question is, What are you waiting for?!

 With famously uncrowded slopes and easy access through Spokane International in Washington (GEG) or Castlegar Airport (YCG) in British Columbia, you can't go wrong @ RED Mountain Resort!

About RED Mountain Resort: RED has been delivering incredible skiing longer than any other area in Western Canada, with the first recorded powder turns in 1896.  With accolades ranging from “Best Authentic and Funky Resort Experience” to “Best Powder, Best Trees, Best Steeps”, to “Best Fall Line Steeps”, RED is the hidden jewel of BC’s Kootenay Rockies region.  RED offers incredible terrain with a 2,919 foot vertical drop (884 meters) featuring over 300 inches (750cm) of annual snowfall, world renowned tree skiing and wide-open groomed runs. The resort boasts easy-to-access sidecountry, snowshoeing, friendly locals, fine dining and modern slope-side lodging.   All this is seasoned with an authentic winter enthusiast vibe and the turn-of-the-century charm of Rossland, located minutes away. RED is located in the western Kootenay region of southern BC, 2.5 hours drive north of Spokane International Airport, 3.5 hours from Kelowna, BC Airport, 30 minutes from Castlegar and 20 minutes from Trail regional airports. For more information, check out