In the winter, the local mountains are the destination for all snow sport enthusiasts. All three local mountains are open late for night skiing under the lights. Winter activities include: downhill and nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tubing and tobogganing. Whatever your skill level, you’ll be sure to find a run that’s right for you at one of the three local mountains, all just minutes away from downtown Vancouver. The local mountains usually open for the season in late November and close in mid-April depending on snow conditions.