Your guide to Christie Mountain
Get out and play in the snow at Christie Mountain, a short drive from Ladysmith and home to more than 20 runs for skiers and snowboarders, as well as a fun snowtubing hill. Here's what you need to know before you go.
What is Christie Mountain?
Christie Mountain is a skiing, snowboarding and tubing hill located in the scenic Blue Hills of Rusk County that has been welcoming visitors since 1977.
Where is Christie Mountain?
Christie Mountain is located near the village of Bruce in western Rusk County, about 18 miles west of Ladysmith.
What can I do at Christie Mountain?
Christie Mountain is a popular destination for downhill skiers, offering more than two dozen downhill runs and glade trails, as well as a terrain park that includes features for snowboarders of all skill levels. Christie Mountain's downhill runs range in difficult from easy to double black diamond-level.
Christie Mountain is also home to a snowtubing park with several groomed chutes, ranging from an easy, gentle ride to a fast lane with bumps and jumps.
In the summer, kids and adults can climb four routes on a 30-foot natural rock wall called "the Crag."
When is Christie Mountain open?
Christie Mountain's ski hill is open 10am to 10pm Friday and Saturday and 10am to 6pm Sunday during the snow season.
The tubing hill is open from 5 to 10pm Friday, noon to 10pm Saturday and noon to 5pm Sunday.
How much does it cost to ski and/or tube at Christie Mountain?
Adult lift tickets range from $41 to $48 depending on days and times, and lift tickets for juniors (15 and younger) range from $36 to $43. Tickets for the beginner area are $20, and kids 8 and younger get a free lift ticket for the beginner area.
Christie Mountain also offers winter specials for some lift tickets; check their website for more information.
Rock climbing sessions start at $20.
Can I rent skis and other equipment?
Christie Mountain offers rentals for skis and snowblades ($25), snowboards ($25), telemark skis ($25) and helmets ($5). The rental shop, located in the chalet, opens at 9:30am Friday through Sunday.
Learn more about Christie Mountain here.
Where can I stay in Rusk County?
Christie Mountain has its own year-round cabin that sleeps up to seven people, and there are lots of hotels, cottages, and bed & breakfasts in Ladysmith and throughout Rusk County. See lodging options here.
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