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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; weekend chairlift service; newly renovated chalet and 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.

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation for our outdoor activities are as follows: (click each to expand:

Weekends only, open from 10-2 for trail pass sales, rentals*, and bicycle service.

Midweek lessons, rentals, and bicycle service by appointment only. 

Honour box riding available outside operating hours. Deposit $10/person riding fee and signed waiver(s) in the honour box before embarking on your ride.

*To ensure availability, please book rental bicycles in advance.

Wednesday to Sunday, open 10:00am-4:00pm for trail pass sales, rentals*, and bicycle service.

Starting July 9, lift service available weekends only from 11:00am – 3:00pm.

Honour box riding available outside operating hours. Deposit $10/person riding fee and signed waiver(s) in the honour box before embarking on your ride.

Bicycle service available Monday and Tuesday by appointment only.

*To ensure availability, please book rental bicycles in advance.

Weekends only, open from 10-2 for trail pass sales, rentals*, and bicycle service.

Midweek lessons, rentals, and bicycle service by appointment only. 

Honour box riding available outside operating hours. Deposit $10/person riding fee and signed waiver(s) in the honour box before embarking on your ride.

*To ensure availability, please book rental bicycles in advance.

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

Cams

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

weather

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.

Bracebridge
83km / 1h 2m

Gravenhurst
88km / 1h 5m

Huntsville
94km / 1h 15m

Lindsay
112km / 1h 27m

Peterborough
115km / 1h 34m

Oshawa
182km / 2h 16m

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