Our people, our approach, our resources, our knowledge and our relationships with the key players in the skiing and alpine tourism world add value to everything we do. And that's what sets us apart.


Thomas Heath

Managing Director, Fortress Mountain Resort


    ABOUT US....  

Magical, raw, expansive and ever so slightly remote … Fortress is the stuff of legend.
Perched high in the Canadian Rockies, Fortress Mountain Resort is located just over one hour west of Calgary, Alberta. 

With 750cm (300 inches) of average annual snowfall, wind-protected slopes, incredible tree skiing, and up to 2000+ acres of stunning terrain, Fortress is a bastion of the authentic Canadian ski experience. 

Fortress Mountain is currently undergoing the single largest redevelopment and revision program in its legendary 50 year history. Phase 1 plans will furnish new lifts, a new lodge and much more. Fortress will soon once again offer multiple generations of skiers and riders terrain and amenities to create that perfect ski day.


Films and Commercials

Our dedicated team of high alpine professionals helps bring the magic to Hollywood. From blockbusters such as Inception, The RevenantThe Bourne Legacy, Jumanji: The Next Level, War For The Planet Of The Apes, Disney's Togo, as well as many commercials for auto manufacturers, Fortress is the go-to location for sublime mountain cinematography.


Click Leonardo DiCaprio for a behind the scenes look at the the filming of Inception at Fortress.


Skiing and Snowboarding


Fortress is known for huge dumps, mind-blowing scenery and over 3300 acres of fantastic terrain. We receive on average 600cm-900cm (235"-354") of the good dry stuff annually. Click on the proposed new day lodge for more.

Protecting What's Most Important 


We have been given an enormous responsibility: striking the right balance between development and preservation. Although we are located adjacent to Banff National Park, we have adopted their best practices wherever possible. These standards far exceed the requirements stipulated for the Provincial Crown Lease that we are situated on.

Why? Because it's the right way to operate.

    One touch of nature makes the                        whole world kin. 




We're a dedicated group of long-time ski industry professionals committed to the modernization, enhancement and environmental preservation of this iconic ski and snowboard resort.
The new and vastly improved Fortress Mountain Ski Resort will once again give skiers and riders the chance to have Big Mountain fun close to Calgary.

P.O. Box 8173 Canmore, Alberta, CANADA T1W 2T9

Please direct inquiries to:

Thomas Heath - Managing Director: thomas.heath@skifortress.com 

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© 2016 Fortress Mountain Holdings Ltd. 

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Leonardo DiCaprio filming Inception.