About Hidden Valley
Hidden Valley is a unique Alpine Resort located next to Elkwater, Alberta. Nestled in the Cypress Hills Provincial Park the resort and is currently operated by Alberta Parks. The montane environment in which it is located provides some stunning vistas looking over the prairies toward the city of Medicine Hat, 65 km to the North West and some 600m below. The townsite of Elkwater contains year round amenities and trails with a Café, Hotel and Restaurants to enjoy.
We have an extensive snow making system to assist with nature’s own so snow for your trip is not an issue even if there doesn’t seem much on the Prairies or in the city.
Elkwater also has a number of activities to enjoy from. Snow Shoeing, Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating Trails, Ice fishing, Backyard Luge Track and selected rental equipment are available. Check it out at www.albertaparks.ca
Operating Days are Wednesday to Sunday with extended hours during vacation times. Lifts run from 9:30am to 4pm.
Hidden Valley Reserves the right to close lifts should temperatures reach -25 Degrees Celsius without wind chill for public and staff safety. Should this occur during an operational day refunds will be considered on a "part thereof" basis. In the event of a partial lift closure refunds will not be considered unless the disruption exceeds 4hrs.
Days of Operation
Terrain Park Information - (when snow conditions allow)
Elkwater Ski and Snowboard Club run season long programs for those wishing to learn more and try the competitive side of Freestyle Skiing and Boarding.
Elkwater SkiBoard Race Club
The Day Lodge - (reduced services due to C-19)
Visit us on the main level for your Tickets Sales and/or Snow School Registration…..we offer beginner lessons for the new skier/snowboarder and advanced lessons for those of you wish to polish their skills!
Day Lodge hours of operation: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Our Rental Shop
Our Ski and Snowboard School
A range of lessons including group, private and inclusive packages are available and we start teaching skiing at age 2 years. Wondering how to become an instructor? We also run instructor training courses and coaching courses which are great even if it only to increase your personal knowledge and technical know-how.
- Elevation - 1400m / 4594ft
- Vertical - 200m / 656ft
- Longest Run - 2km / 1 1/4 mile
Transportation - (not running 2021 due to C-19)
Depart Medicine Hat Lodge 8:30am / arrive at HV 9:30am
Depart HV 3.45pm / arrive Medicine Hat Lodge 4:45pm
Space is limited, first come, first serve. No reservations. $15 return / FREE with a Season Pass