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“Awesome If there is Snow”
Review of Cypress Mountain

Cypress Mountain
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$915.16*
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Private Tour: Sea to Sky Corridor Adventure
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$303.59*
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Private Tour: Vancouver 3-Hour City Highlights Tour
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Owner description: Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Cypress Mountain - PROUD HOME OF CANADA'S FIRST OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALS ON HOME SNOW! Cypress is only 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver and is proud to continue to provide our skiers, riders and sliders with the most vertical drop, most terrain, most lifts and best snow conditions on the highest skiing and riding peak of Vancouver's Legendary North Shore Mountains. With the best Winter Skiing & Riding in Vancouver, Canada's most popular Cross Country Skiing Area, a huge Snowtubing Park and our unique Snowshoeing Tours, Cypress truly offers something for everyone!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Cypress Mountain, above the clouds, blue skies, and a ton of snow. Not know. You would think there 100 cm of snow is enough, but no. Only a couple of blues and greens are open. I suggest, that if you could get to the top of the mountain (you would have to take the sky chair) on a cloudless day, I kinda did. You could get some good pictures and have a great run down T-33. When you reach Sky-Chair, go down Humpy Dumpty.It's a 45 degree run, it may look scary but it's not and fun. There are more and exciting runs like the I said. Go there and try it. You will fall in love with the mountain.

Thank Jerry X
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Reviewed February 11, 2014

Just 30 minutes from downtown vancouver you get a decent mountain with 500 meter from foot to top of the mountain.

Thank SvanteJerling
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

Our 3 yearold is learning to ski and we're trying the North shore ski hills. On Cypress' terrain map they have a magic carpet so we wanted to give it a go. We asked the sales person at the ticket wicket for tickets to use their magic carpet, Full fare for both adults and 3 year-old and he sends us off towards the carpet. We get there and it's closed, go to guest relations and they inform us that it is for ski lessons only and suggest the beginner chair, right... with a 3 year-old... they refused to reimburse our tickets and only offered us a voucher for us to come back a different day that season where we could experience the same frustration again. It's a fine place for regular skiing but if you are wanting your little kids to learn I 100% recommend staying away from Cypress!

2  Thank sara d
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jkoeman, Manager at Cypress Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2014

Hi Sara,

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Cypress Mountain. We value the feedback from all of our guests and we apologise for not meeting your expectations.

Our Magic Carpet is exclusively used for our Skooters 5 & Under program. Unfortunately there is not enough space around the carpet to allow general public access.

We would be happy to discuss further with you could you please contact our Guest Relations Office at 604.926.5612 or info@cypressmountain.com

We hope to see you and your family on the slopes again soon and experience everything we have to offer.

Best Regards,

Guest Relations
Cypress Mountain

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Reviewed December 16, 2013

Ok it's early in the season so the lack of snow is just bad luck. Have been here for just over a week and have had some good days and bad days (today) in riding conditions. Fortunately I have season pass so I can just turn around and head home, for those paying by the day ....save your money this week or go to whistler where there is more terrain open.

Had lunch in the bar last Friday, service and food was ok but meals were slow to come out. Cafeteria fiord is thus far very uninspiring, mostly junk food options. Hopefully things improve later in the season when there are a few more customers. Cafe should take a lesson from Whitewater where the on mountain cafe food is awesome with lots of healthy options that still provide good comfort food warmth.

1  Thank Larissa R
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Reviewed December 15, 2013

It was my third time at Cypress. I usually go to other local mountains (Seymour, Grouse or Whistler) but this year so far not much snow so my family and I decided to give it a try and check out Cypress.
Good mountain for the amount of snow we have right now.
For lunch we decided to go at the cafeteria. Service was not the best and the burger was not very good. Well I ate better frozen burger before ... Not lot of sauce in the pizza. The cashier was a youth kid and he was serving alcohol well I mean he had alcohol at is desk. Don't think he was 19 of age. Then after our day we decided to go check out the Crazy Raven. See if the food was better . Well we were very disappointed. Service was horrible and slow... Our server was hungover to start with and her name was starting with a "B" I think. It took for ever to get service and a welcome. The servers was talking by the bar instead of taking care of customers . The restaurant look great but they should change there staff. Food was okay but not the best. You should save your money and go down the park royal instead so you are sure you get great service and quality food.

3  Thank marie n
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