Maps of Local Areas





Backcountry skiing is dangerous, make sure you are prepared before you head out on a trip. See our Resources Page or the Canadian Avalanche Centre for more information. Local snow stability information is shared on the Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) Skeena/Babine mountain trip talk discussion forum.
Click "Northwest-BC" under "CAC Forecasts" here for the latest local Public Avalanche Bulletin.







Below is a brief description of some of the Backcountry Skiing Areas in and around the Bulkley Valley. Maps are either available via a link in the description or attached at the bottom of the page. Please be patient as the maps and descriptions for these areas are currently being developed. If you know of an area that should be included on this page please feel free to email us at bbskisociety@gmail.com



13km McDonell FSR/Microwave/Pine Creek

Ashman Ridge
Geo Referenced PDF's
    - Ashman Ridge Area
    - Paleo Peak Area
    - North Paleo Area

Babine Mountains
    - Parks website

Blunt Range

Corya Creek

East Boulder Creek

Four Lakes
Directions: Drive south from Smithers about 4 km on Highway 16 and turn left (east) on the Babine Lake Road. Drive 27.7 km and park just past Smokey Creek Bridge on left. Ski 2Km to the landing at the end of the logging road. The trail heads north up a small ridge to the trees. Watch for flagging. Small drainages on either side of trail offer alternative options for ascent descent from the end of road to the mature timberline.
Info: Not always a windy hell hole. If you pick a day with good visibility and low winds it might be on of your best trips of the year.

Hankin-Evelyn Backcountry Skiing Area

Hudson Bay Mountain
        - Weather Station
        - Ski Hill

Shames Backcountry
        - Azad Website
        - Backcountry Skiing Canada Website
        - John Baldwin's Topographic Ski Map

Starr Creek
Please be advised that the Starr Creek Cabin will be
 *closed effective immediately*
due to risk to public safety associated with avalanche hazard. See here for more info
 
Silvern Lakes

Skilokis

Seaton Basin



**Be patient while we add and update content. If you have any information to add to this page please email us at bbskisociety@gmail.com

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