The Hill

Discover your sense of outdoor adventure at Sir Sam’s Ski / Ride, our picturesque ski resort just minutes north of Haliburton, Ontario. 

With 23km of trails winding over and around unique Canadian Shield terrain; walk-on, walk-off carpet lift, perfect for beginners and young children; newly renovated chalet featuring Rhubarb at the Hill restaurant; and a season full of exciting events, come see why we’ve been a summer destination of choice for families for years.

Planning your first trip, or your next trip, is easy with operating hours, weather, map and directions, a quick scroll below.

No matter what pace you and your family move at, great winter memories are sure to follow you home.

On-slope hours

Big news for the 2021/22 snow season. We’re now open Mondays!
Our midweek days are now Monday, Thursday, Friday. Need a cure for the Mondays? Make every weekend a long weekend!

Plus, we are now adding a half-day morning ticket option.
Perfect for midweek guests! Drop the kids off at school, carve the best conditions of the day, then grab a takeaway lunch on your way out. Or for our cottagers/travellers, join us for a Monday morning schuss or shred before making your way back home.

Open weekends-only 9:30am – 4:00pm.

*Conditions permitting

December 18 to 24 – Open 7 days a week 9:30am-4:00pm.

Closed Christmas Day.

December 26 to January 2 – Open 7 days a week 9:00am-4:30pm.

Open Monday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am-4:00pm.

Weekends from 9:00am-4:30pm.

Family Day (February 21) open weekend/holiday hours 9:00am-4:30pm.

Open 7 days a week 9:00am-4:30pm.

Open weekends-only 9:30am-4:00pm.

*Conditions permitting


See what’s happening on the hills in real-time — a great way to follow our snow-making progress!


As Sir Sam’s Ski / Ride is located further north and at a higher elevation than Peterborough, Lindsay, the Muskokas or Toronto, our weather conditions are typically quite different than what you may be experiencing at home.

Get in the know for snow via the weather widget, hit up the Weather Network for the the full forecast, or view our Snow Report for current conditions and cams.

The Weather Network

getting here

We’re closer than you think! From most destinations, the drive to Haliburton/Eagle Lake is quiet and picturesque as you traverse from rural farmland into the Highlands.

83km / 1h 2m

88km / 1h 5m

94km / 1h 15m

112km / 1h 27m

115km / 1h 34m

182km / 2h 16m

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