Crabbe Mountain

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Crabbe Mountain
Crabbe Mountian.jpg
Location Central Hainesville, Bright Parish, York County, New Brunswick, Canada
Nearest city Fredericton
Coordinates 46°07′13″N 67°06′31″W / 46.12028°N 67.10861°W / 46.12028; -67.10861
Vertical 260 m (853 ft)
Top elevation 404 m (1325 ft)
Base elevation 145 m (475 ft)
Skiable area 0.35 km² (87 acres)
Runs 27
Longest run 2.0 km (6,600 ft)
Lift system 3 1 quad chair, (1 rope tow, and 1 T-Bar)
Terrain parks 3
Snowfall

Average 330 cm (10.83 ft) /year

  • 2007/08= 457 cm (14.99 ft)
  • 2008/09= 370 cm (12.14 ft)
  • 2009/10= 201 cm (6.59 ft)
  • 2010/11= 299 cm (9.81 ft)
  • 2011/12= 320 cm (10.50 ft)
  • 2012/13= 332 cm (10.89 ft)
  • 2013/14= 135 cm (4.43 ft)
Snowmaking 53 %
Night skiing Yes, on 6 trails
Website http://www.crabbemountain.com

Crabbe Mountain is a Canadian alpine ski hill in Central Hainesville, New Brunswick near the intersection of Route 104 and Route 610.

New Brunswick's highest vertical at 853 feet offers challenging terrain for skiers of all abilities. Crabbe Mountain has a wide-open beginner area with a pony lift for those just starting out. There's a wide variety of groomed, ungroomed, cruising trails and steep pitches. Crabbe offers many woods/glades runs, and they have some features such as tree rails, rock jumps and northshores. Crabbe also has three terrain parks. They have features such as jumps, hip transfers, spine transfers and rails and is one of the best terrain parks in the Maritimes.

Information[edit]

Trails[edit]

Trail Difficulty
1. Beginner Hill Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg
2. Rockstar Terrain Park Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
3. Dave's Dream Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg
4. Upper Dave's Dream Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
5. Greg's Way Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg
6. Diddle Daddle Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
7. Diddle Daddle Glades Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
8. Sun Valley Glades Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
9. The Glades Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
10. Little brave Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
11. War Dance Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
12. Pole Line Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
13. Hume's Flume Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
14. Flume Chute Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
15. Whopper Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
16. King's Horn Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
17. Chair Line Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
18. Elgee's Bumps Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
19. Norm's Nightmare Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
20. Hot Dog Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
21. Tippy Canoe Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
22. Harold's Fun Run Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svgSki trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
23. Pug's powder Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
24. Steve's Drive-thru Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg
25. Little Dodgem Glades Ski trail rating symbol-blue square.svg
26. Dineen's Ravine Ski trail rating symbol-green circle.svg
27. Dax Trax Ski trail rating symbol-black diamond.svg

Crabbe also features 30 kilometres, 18+ miles of cross country skiing trails

Lifts[edit]

Crabbe has 1 Quad chair lift, 1 T-bar lifts and 1 rope tow.

Terrain Park[edit]

Check out the Crabbe Mountain website for info: http://www.crabbemountain.com/mountain/terrain_park/

Race Club[edit]

Crabbe Mountain also has a very successful race club, it does extremely well in the atlantic circuit and has also won a few major competitions including a gold in Super G the Canadian nationals. They also have several athletes participating in the 2011 Canada Games.

Other Services[edit]

The Crabbe Mountain base lodge offers a lounge, cafeteria, retail and rental shop. Ski and board lessons are available and the mountain is patrolled by the Canadian Ski Patrol.

History[edit]

In January 2013, a ski instructor[1] was killed when he collided with a skier at the bottom of a hill.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Moore remembered on Crabbe Mountain". CBC News. 10 January 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Man dies after skiers collide at N.B. ski hill". CTV News. Fredericton. 8 January 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 

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