Life of a Local: Winter Hiking

lue Mountain Resort is located in the The Town of the Blue Mountains with several surrounding communities. Living, working and playing in the area gives locals a wealth of insight into the hidden gems and special tips for those looking to explore the region. Our guest blogger, Kelly O’Neil, who was born and raised (and…

Skiing on a Budget

here’s no argument that putting your kids in sports and extracurricular activities can be expensive, and it’s no surprise that there is a direct link between kids involvement in sports and household income. That being said, for many sports there have been programs set up along the way to encourage families to get active together,…

A Green Holiday at Blue

Our Manager of Guest Services does a great job of keeping things positive – no matter how green our holidays have been this year. We had to share her version of T’was the Night Before Christmas which pokes a little fun at this mild start to the season. It’s a little belated but still worth…

Snowmaking Myths BUSTED

he reality is that Blue Mountain is situated on the shores of Georgian Bay and nestled into the Niagara Escarpment. Although this area of Ontario is stunningly beautiful, we are working within a very unique and unpredictable micro-climate. Weather conditions can vary drastically within just a few kilometres which makes for a finicky snowmaking environment….

Waiting on the Weather

t looks like Mother Nature and Old Man Winter aren’t quite on the same page at the moment and with some warmer temperatures and rain forecasted this week, we will be waiting at least another week before the lift chairs start moving. But even if Mother Nature isn’t quite ready for winter, Blue Mountain Resort…

So You Want to Try the Centurion Road Race

ach year, over three thousand people arrive in the town of the Blue Mountains to test their mettle in one of the areas most challenging road bike races. Our guest writer, Heather Korol, shares with us some insight into what drives Centurion cyclists and the top four things to consider before setting out to try…

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…