Our fave places to hit the slopes.

They may not be the first three ski spots you think of, but with mountain resorts on their doorstep, these small-yet-sophisticated towns are sweet backdrops for bluebird days with fresh tracks and serious après. Click through for our fave runs, bars, restaurants and mountain lodges in Smithers, Fernie and Revelstoke.

Hudson Bay Mountain ▸▸▸

Fernie Alpine Resort ▸▸▸

Revelstoke Mountain Resort ▸▸▸