"It's always been about the powder"
Above Smithers, Hudson Bay Mountain is the locals ski hill. Super fun family mountain with terrain for all levels. No worries, the locals are friendly and love to share their backyard! http://www.hudsonbaymountain.com/index.html
Outside of Terrace, Shames Mountain, a community owned coop...famous for it's backcountry and pow! http://www.mymountaincoop.ca