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Cypress Mountain

Total Area:
2.4 km2
Vertical Rise:
616 m
Base Elevation:
824 m
Apline Elevation:
1440 m
Downhill Trails:
Ski Lifts:
Black Diamond Runs
Blue Square Runs
Green Circle Runs
night skiing available
Cypress Mountain has 50 runs serviced by 6 lifts. It opens for night skiing.
Terrain Park:
Large Features
Medium Features
Small Features
Cypress terrain park contains large and medium and small features. [Open Park Report]
Other Activities:
cross country
Visitors can partake in other activities like tubing/sliding and snowshoeing and cross country at Cypress.
Current Cypress Mountain Conditions:
-1.8°C, 0 cm fresh with a snow pack of 405 cm and a total snowfall for the season of 1002 cm

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The most westerly of the North Shore mountains, Cypress mountain is the biggest little mountain in Vancouver. Up here you will have more vertical, more lifts and more runs than any of the other North Shore mountains. The crowds up here are comparable to Grouse most days, but with more terrain once you get through the lift line you should be a lot better off as most of the people stick to the mellow groomers. This mountain, like Seymour, is reached by a 15 km drive up a paved mountain road which will get you right to the base of lift operations.

Cypress will be a venue for a number of skiing and and snowboarding events in the 2010 Olympics which basically means nothing to you and I, but it does mean they now have a super pipe to ride. The vertical drop on Cypress is around 520 meters, giving it significantly more vertical than the other two local hills and a more big mountain feel. Lots of steep terrain can be found on the upper parts of the mountain along with good tree runs and even some cruisers if your in to that kind of thing. What you get here is much like what you get on the other hills in Vancouver, just more of it.
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Established in 1926

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