Specialist North America operator Frontier Ski has introduced a new package for this winter using VIA Rail’s famous cross-Canada train to combine the resorts of Jasper, Sun Peaks and Whistler.
As pioneers of tailor-made ski holidays to North America, this new offering is designed to appeal to skiers who not only want to combine several resorts, but also want to experience some of Canada’s unique sights.
Since the launch of the new website earlier this year, the tailor-made aspect of Frontier’s business continues to grow; according to ski product manager, Michael Williamson, clients are more discerning then ever, and are looking for new, different ‘bragging rights’. “We are always on the lookout for new ways to explore Canada and our clients are interested in the vast range of tailor-made holiday ideas we offer,” he says.
The Ski Train package starts with a night exploring Edmonton and the famous West Edmonton Mall, before being transferred to Jasper for three days skiing the glades, bowls and tree runs of Marmot Basin. From there, the first leg of the train takes skiers from Jasper to Kamloops, with views of the scenic Yellowhead Highway and Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
After four nights exploring Sun Peaks, Canada’s second largest ski area, passengers will take to the rails once more, travelling overnight from Kamloops to Vancouver; this journey includes dinner onboard, and your own comfortable bed. Just two hours from Vancouver, Whistler is the next stop, and Frontier has four nights to ski the masses of terrain this world-famous resort has to offer. The package finishes with a city break in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.