Big Red Cats


Shred in the Mecca of the ski world with a trip perfectly suited to your level and your needs!

"Cat skiing trips in the backcountry of British Columbia"

Big Red Cats is the world’s largest cat skiing operation and also one of the most unique! At Big Red Cats, you can count on a ski trip perfectly suited for your ability. You can enjoy exploring the exciting backcountry of British Columbia at your own pace because Big Red Cats is the only snowcat skiing operation to offer separate trips for every level of skier or snowboarder, from intermediate to expert, advanced and even “Uber Expert.”  

With 4 snowcats, Big Red is able to offer something for everyone of every level, serving more than 3000 skiers per season. The terrain at Big Red Cats spans more than 19,000 acres and includes 8 peaks, more than 400 runs, and some of the best glade and tree skiing in the world.

"Red Mountain Ski Resort has epic powder freeriding"

Packages with Big Red Cats are available as day trips or week-long trips leaving from neighboring Red Mountain Ski Resort. Whether you just want to enjoy a day of freeriding in BC’s backcountry, or if you want a whole week of epic powder and fresh tracks, LUEX can help you plan the perfect trip with Big Red Cats, with accommodation suited to your budget, from moderate to luxury.

Whether it’s your first time snowcat skiing or your 100th, Big Red Cats is the perfect choice for everyone of every level!

4 reasons to choose Big Red Cats:

  1. 2nd largest snowcat road network in the world!
  2. Snowcat trips tailored to your ability level from intermediate to advanced.
  3. Choose day trips or longer trips with accommodation.
  4. Epic tree skiing and steep bowls!
  • North America
  • Northern
  • Canada
Mountain Range
  • Rocky Mountains
  • None
Ski Resort
  • Red Mountain Resort
  • Snowcat
Accomm. Type
  • Hotel
Suited For
  • Families
  • Couples
  • Solo Travelers
  • Groups
  • Ski Bums
  • Steep and Deep Riders
  • $$$ - Luxury
  • $$ - Medium
  • $ - Budget
Meal Plans
  • None
Room Type
  • None
Amenities & Activities
  • None
Services offered
  • Guiding
Ability Level
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pro
Snow Conditions
Dominant Terrain Type
  • Open Terrain
  • Steep Terrain
  • Tree Runs
  • Cliffs
Average Annual Snowfall
  • 10 meter/year - 15 meter/year
Snow Pack
  • Continental
Crowd Factor
  • Low
Explorer Level
  • Medium
PP/Night from US$ 225