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Mount Cain

Access to a massive backcountry playground from a resort with a core, rootsy feel.

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Sitting on the northern tip of Vancouver Island, Mount Cain fired
up its first diesel T-bar in 1981. In 1988, the upper T-bar opened,
reaching an elevation of 5,800 feet and offering up a whopping 21
runs—and access to a massive backcountry playground. Several
easy ski tours get you to the Island range’s fabled terrain, including
the expansive West Bowl off the back side, all centered around a
decidedly backwoods resort with a core, rootsy feel.