Marble Mountain Ski Resort

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Marble Mountain Resort
Location  Newfoundland
Nearest city Corner Brook
Coordinates 48°56′12″N 57°49′38″W / 48.93667°N 57.82722°W / 48.93667; -57.82722
Vertical 536 m (1,759 ft)
Top elevation 546 m (1,791 ft)
Base elevation 10 m (33 ft)
Skiable area 225 acres (0.91 km2)
Runs 39
Longest run 4.5 km (3 mi)
Lift system 4 lifts: 1 high-speed quad chair; 2 fixed-grip quad chairs; 1 magic carpet
Terrain parks 1 Terrain Park, 7 mogul runs
Snowfall 5m (16ft)/year
Website Ski Marble

Marble Mountain is a ski resort located in the town of Steady Brook, on the west coast of Newfoundland in the Long Range Mountains.

The resort is located on a series of steep ridges forming part of the southern side of the Humber River valley on Mount Musgrave at Steady Brook, approximately 7 km (4 mi) east of Corner Brook. As the name implies, marble is present but it forms only a minor part of the bedrock, which is mostly schist.[1] The peak is named in honour of Sir Anthony Musgrave, a colonial governor of Newfoundland.

Marble Mountain is the site of the largest alpine ski resort in Atlantic Canada. Environment Canada's doppler weather radar station "XME", part of the Canadian weather radar network is located near the resort at the summit of Mount Musgrave.

The Marble Mountain Ski Resort is known to have some of the best skiing east of the Rockies with an average of 5 m (16 ft) of snow each year, compared to Mont Tremblant's 3.65 m (12 ft). In the winter of 2013/2014, the resort saw more than 21 feet of natural snowfall and in the 2014/2015 season, nearly 20 feet of natural snow fell. Marble Mountain was a key venue for the 1999 Canada Winter Games hosted by Corner Brook.

Marble Mountain boasts the only detachable high speed quad lift in Atlantic Canada, the Lightning Express. It is 1,660 m (5,446 ft) in length and has a ride time of approximately 7 minutes.


Easy Intermediate Difficult Very Difficult Freestyle
5 17 10 6 2


Lift Name Length Vertical Type Ride Time Make Build Year
Lightning Express 1,660m 519m High Speed Detachable Quad 6 Mins Leitner-Poma 2014
Black Mariah 1,106m 427m Fixed Grip Quad 10 mins Poma 1993
Newfie Bullet 473m 220m Fixed Grip Quad 6 mins Doppelmayr 1986
Magic Carpet 91m 28m Surface Lift 2 mins N/A 2009

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  1. ^ Hearn, Dawe, Holloway and Soper, 2005. Steady Brook Watershed Plan, p.7

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