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Alpine Skiing 

Part 1 of our series on getting into Canada Games sports.

click to enlarge A short trip out of Halifax and you can ski like you're in the Canada Games.
  • A short trip out of Halifax and you can ski like you're in the Canada Games.

You’ll have to head out of the city to find a hill big enough to ski on, unless you want to nose-dive down Citadel Hill. Ski Wentworth, an 80-minute drive from the city in the town of Wentworth, will be home to the downhill skiing events at the Canada Games but, for now, amateurs can enjoy it. Wentworth offers introductory lessons daily for absolute beginners at $52.95, and classes including a $250 nine-weekend program, a women-only class, a Masters Ski Blast program for advanced skiers and ski leagues for the competitive skier. If you’d rather do your own thing, lift tickets are $42 during the day or $27 for night skiing, and equipment rentals are available. Martock also offers skiing and lessons slightly closer to town (see Snowboarding for more info).

Wentworth, 14595 Route 4, Wentworth Valley, 902-548-2089, skiwentworth.ca

Martock, 370 Ski Martock Road, Windsor, 902-798-9501, martock.com

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