Glacier Skiing in North AmericaIn North America, Whistler Blackcomb, located in BC, Canada, is offers downhill glacier skiing. Generally reserved for intermediate skiers and advanced skiers, the Blackcomb Glacier offers groomed trails, moguls, and even a terrain park. Skiers access the glacier by taking two chair lifts from Whister Blackcomb's base, and then riding a bus to the glacier terrain. Two t-bars service 112 acres of terrain. Weather permitting, the Blackcomb Glacier is open in early June and closes by August.
Timberline Lodge, located on Mount Hood, Oregon offers year round skiing on the Palmer Snowfield, with the summer season running from May until September.
The Glacier National Park, located in Montana, offers crosscountry skiing for skiers who know how to survive in the backcountry. Skiers must be prepared to face backcountry hazards such as possible avalanches and hypothermia. While cross country skiing here is possible, experience in backcountry conditions and knowledge of backcountry conditions is necessary.