Last Minute Summer Plans: The Daytrip and Staycation

s September creeps closer and closer, bringing with it the thoughts of back to school shopping and daily routines, it seems that what’s left of summer needs to be saved. A daytrip or staycation are great options for last-minute summer getaways that make the most of the end of the season. Here, we provide tips…

ParticipACTION pops the bubble wrap on outdoor and risky #activeplay

ast month, ParticipACTION released its 2015 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. As a destination that celebrates being healthy and active, we here at Blue were keenly interested in what the report had to say. The bold but clear conclusion from ParticpACTION’s most recent findings: The biggest risk to Canadian children is…

How to Incorporate Blue Mountain into Your Dream Wedding

ou’ve dreamed about it since you were little: standing at the altar, looking into the eyes of the person you love, and uttering the two words that mark your love for each other. Did you ever picture a scenic view behind you? What about a mountain full of fresh snow or blooming flowers? There are…

5 Ways to Get Into Biking at Blue

iking at Blue is open for the season as of this weekend and if you’re looking forward to getting into biking this summer, we have it all right here in Southern Georgian Bay. You can make your way through our trails around the Mountain, bike around the Village, or explore the Georgian Trail which runs…

How to Store Your Winter Gear

kay; we are finally ready to call it on the winter season but what do you do with your skis or snowboard while you head out on the bike or paddleboard? Just shove them in the garage and worry about it when the snow starts to fall again? Wrongo! Show your gear some love by…

100,000 Vertical Feet in One Day

ore than five years ago, three Winter Warriors decided to set a goal of skiing 100,000 vertical feet in one day. On March 4 of this year, Ted Yard, Chris Maitland and Bruce Bell successfully completed that feat here at Blue and they shared how they accomplished it with us. For most of us, the…

Top 5 Reasons to Love Spring Skiing and Riding

he birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and you can finally head out to the ski hill without mitt warmers or a balaclava. The mercury is rising and spring skiing and riding is in the forecast! As with the end of any season, the coming of spring is bittersweet: we are excited for the…

The Many Health Benefits of Skiing

f you’ve already booked your skiing holiday, you’re probably looking forward to perfecting your snow bunny look and enjoying winter treats in the lodge. But your vacation can provide plenty of fantastic health benefits too, including weight loss, muscular fitness and even relief from seasonal affective disorder or SAD. The trick to skiing is, of…

Top 5 Ways To Enjoy A Canadian Winter

ome things are a perfect match: marshmallows and hot chocolate, fresh snow and snowmen, mittens and scarves. When it comes to proud Canadians, their perfect match is a sparkly white winter. Whether you’re looking for an unforgettable day out in the elements, an intimate soiree indoors or a little something in-between, here are the top…