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Encyclopedia > Ski Wentworth
Ski Wentworth
Location:
Nearest city: Truro
Coordinates: 45°36′36″N 63°33′23″W / 45.61, -63.55639Coordinates: 45°36′36″N 63°33′23″W / 45.61, -63.55639
Top elevation: 302 m (990 ft)
Base elevation: 53 m (175 ft)
Skiable area: 0.61 km² (150 acres)
Runs: 20
Longest run: 2.8 km (9,240 ft)
Lift system: 5 (2 rope tow, 1 quad chair, 1 T-Bar, 1 Snow-tubing tow)
Terrain parks: 1 (half pipe, 2 tabletops, 3 rails)
Snowfall: 381 cm (150 in)/year
Snowmaking: 75 %
Night skiing: Yes

Ski Wentworth is a Canadian alpine ski hill in Nova Scotia's Cobequid Hills. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit(Latin) One defends and the other conquers Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English, Canadian Gaelic Government - Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis - Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 11 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867... Motto: Begun In Faith, Continued In Determination Location of Truro, Nova Scotia Coordinates: , Country Province Municipality Colchester County Founded 1759 Government  - Mayor Mayor W.R. (Bills) Mills  - Governing Body Truro Town Council Area  - Town 37. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A chairlift A chairlift is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... A ski tow, also called rope tow, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ... Hunter Mountain chairlift A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift (technically, an elevated passenger ropeway), is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a continuously circulating steel cable loop strung between two end terminals and usually over intermediate towers, carrying a series of chairs. ... T-bar lift in Poronin (Poland) A T-bar lift, also called T-bar, is a mechanised system for transporting skiers and snowboarders uphill. ... A terrain park is an outdoor area that contains jumps and half-pipes that allow snowboarders and skiers to do tricks. ... This page is about the form of precipitation. ... Snow cannon at Mölltaler Gletscher, Austria A snow cannon is a device used to produce snow artificially. ... A trail lighted at night for night skiing Night skiing is the sport of skiing or snowboarding after sundown, offered at many ski resorts and mountains. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit(Latin) One defends and the other conquers Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English, Canadian Gaelic Government - Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis - Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 11 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867... The Cobequid Hills, also sometimes referred to as the Cobequid Mountains, is a Canadian mountain range located on the mainland portion of Nova Scotia. ...


Ski Wentworth is located in the hamlet of Wentworth in the Wentworth Valley, 48 km northwest of Truro and 67 km east of Amherst on Trunk 4. Wentworth is a small community in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada. ... The Wentworth Valley is a valley in the Cobequid Hills of northwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. ... Motto: Begun In Faith, Continued In Determination Location of Truro, Nova Scotia Coordinates: , Country Province Municipality Colchester County Founded 1759 Government  - Mayor Mayor W.R. (Bills) Mills  - Governing Body Truro Town Council Area  - Town 37. ... The Nova Scotia Visitor Information Centre, located in Fort Lawrence, 3 kilometres west of Amherst. ... Sunrise Trail Trunk 4 is part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotias system of Trunk Highways. ...


It is the largest alpine ski facility in Nova Scotia, having a 248 metre (815 foot) vertical difference. It features 23 alpine trails, a half-pipe, and terrain park. The trails are varied in difficulty from beginner to expert and support both alpine skiing and snowboarding. Halfpipe A halfpipe is a structure used in gravity extreme sports such as snowboarding, skateboarding, freestyle BMX, or inline skating. ...

Contents

Trails

  • Chickadee
  • Explosion
  • Gooey
  • Pugwash
  • Feffie Weffie
  • Robin's Run
  • Weffie
  • Snowtubing
  • Sissy
  • Chute
  • Headwall
  • Rosebowl
  • Bunny Hill
  • Beaver
  • Giggletree
  • Embree
  • Gambol
  • Garden Path
  • Horse Pastures
  • Hurricane
  • Half Pipe
  • Black Fly
  • Terrain Park
  • Sun Bowl

Wentworth also has varied glade or tree trails from intermediate to advanced.


Lifts

Wentworth has 1 Quad chair lift, 1 T-bar lift and 2 rope tows. A chairlift A chairlift is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... A t-bar lift, also called t-bar, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ... A ski tow, also called rope tow, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ...


Terrain Park

The Terrain Park features 2 tabletops, rails, hips, and jumps for skiers and riders of all abilities.


Other Services

Wentworth has a Cleve's Sporting Goods outlet in the main lodge, offering a selection of ski and snowboard equipment, clothing and accessories. The Cleve's outlet also tunes and repairs equipment. The rental shop at Ski Wentworth features a variety of skis, boards and blades as well as boots, poles and helmets. Ski Wentworth also has ski and snowboard lessons and is patrolled by the Canadian Ski Patrol. The Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS) is an organization made up of over 5000 (as of 2005) volunteer and paid alpine skiers, telemark skiers, snow boarders, and nordic skiers that provides safety and rescue services. ...


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