Castle Mountain Ski Bus

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Castle Mountain Resort, with over 3500 skiable acres, two mountains, 78 trails and 8 alpine bowls is perfect for a day trip on Red Deer's Ski Bus. Castle is a great option for day trips and a great way to get away from the crowds to focus on your riding. And since we're taking care of the driving, that's all you need to think about.

All tours include return transportation from Red Deer, snacks on the bus and lift ticket (if selected). Pick an upcoming trip, come on your own or bring a few friends along. It's that easy!

Your Adventure


  • A full day of skiing at one of Alberta's best resort.
  • Ski hard all day, no need to stay awake for the drive home.
  • Meet new people to ski and ride with.
  • Get dropped off at the base lodge with your lift ticket in hand. No need to fight through the parking lot and wait in line at the ticket window.

Perfect for: Anybody looking for a day of skiing or snowboarding in the mountains.

This day trip is open to all ability levels, whether you are a beginner and or an expert. Youth 13 and older can travel on their own, all we need is the waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian prior to departure.

Tour Overview

  • Activity: Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Duration: 14+ hours
  • Departure: Red Deer

Meet your guide at our Basecamp + Cafe (#10 5579 47 Street) where you'll load the bus and make your way to the mountains. Enjoy a snack, catch a little more sleep or just relax as we get you right to the base lodge, lift ticket in hand and ready for a day of skiing. After a full day on the mountain, grab a hot chocolate or coffee at the bus before we get you back to Red Deer.


  • 5:00 am – Red Deer Departure
  • 9:30 am – Castle Mountain Drop Off
  • 4:00 pm – Castle Mountain Departure
  • 8:45 pm – Red Deer Return

The itinerary may change without notice due to the weather and other factors. Our goal is to always provide the best possible experience.

Ski Bus

  • Adult (18+) $90
  • Youth (13-17): $90
  • Child (6-12): $90

Ski Bus + Lift Ticket

2019/20 rates will be available in the fall.

  • Adult (18+) $170
  • Youth (13-17): $150

Lunch Option

Add our bagged lunch to your tour for $10. Includes your choice of bagel sandwich, veggies and hummus and a cookie.

The Details

Where to Meet

You get to choose the meeting spot, anywhere within Red Deer. If you prefer, we can meet at our Basecamp + Cafe in Riverlands where their's ample parking for your group. Our address is D10 5579 47 Street.

What to Bring

We recommend that you dress in layers for your trip and wear comfortable clothes for the bus ride. You can bring your own ski or snowboard gear or rent at the resort.

What's Included

  • Return transportation from Red Deer.
  • Snacks on the bus, hot chocolate & coffee at the end of the day.
  • Lift ticket at the bus (if you select that option when booking).

What's Not Included

  • Rental equipment. You can rent directly from the resort.
  • Instruction or guiding. Lessons and resort tours are available from the resort.
  • Meals are not included.

What Kind of Snacks are Included?

Morning snacks consist of muffins and/or baked goods, juice boxes and water bottles. Afternoon snacks include baked goods, hot chocolate with handmade marshmallows and coffee.

Group Size

This tour is usually operated with a 16 passenger bus and up to 16 guests.

Contact us to get a quote for a larger group.

Terms and Conditions

Deposits and Payments

A 20% deposit is required to confirm the trip. Full payment is due 7 days prior to departure.

Cancellation Policy

All bookings are non-refundable but we will offer you a credit for a future adventure if you cancel a minimum of 7 days prior to departure.


Waivers are required for all participants.You can review the waiver here.
Please review our complete terms & conditions prior to booking.

The itinerary may change without notice due to the weather and other factors. Our goal is to always provide the best possible experience.

Book Now

Trip dates for Castle Mountain will be available in the fall. Looking to plan a trip with a few friends? You can start planning a private group day trip to the mountains here.

Searching Availability...

To see how many spots are left on this tour, select Book Now or Available above. Lift tickets can be added as an option once you've selected the number of guests on the tour.

Come For A Visit

We're located in Capstone at Riverlands, near the trails of Waskasoo Park and Downtown Red Deer. Stop by to plan your next adventure, rent the gear you need and grab a bite with friends. 

While you're in the neighbourhood make sure to check out some of our great neighbours like Wild Brewing Co, Purearth Organics, DOSE Coffee and Troubled Monk Brewery.

You'll find us at #10 5579 47 Street in Cronquist Business Park.


  • Monday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Friday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

We're open for check-in 10 minutes prior to departure for all tours.

Basecamp + Cafe by Pursuit Adventures