New Year, New You?

s we move past Christmas Day, many of us have already turned our sights toward the New Year. A quick poll of the Blue Mountain marketing office reveals that not many of us stick to the tradition of setting a New Year resolution. When the question was asked regarding who sets and keeps New Year’s…

Snowmakers Prep for the Season

t won’t be long before you begin to hear the signature whoosh of the snow guns blowing at Blue Mountain Resort. Like most diehard skiers and snowboarders, this time of year has turned us into what we like to call “weather watchers.” The Weather Network has found a permanent home in our browsers and we…

Weather the Rights and Wrongs of the Forecast

t seems to happen every year, right around the beginning of autumn. Long range winter weather forecasts are sent out to the masses leaving everyone wondering whether or not the meteorologists have gotten it right this time. If you’ve been paying attention to the news, a few winter weather predictions have already come across the…

Winter is for the Warriors

eptember is here and school is back in session. It’s only fitting to start off the season’s first blog post with a little quiz. Don’t worry! We’ve made this quiz easy for you. Question 1: True or false: Winter is your favourite time of year. Question 2: True or false: You own enough toques, mitts,…

What’s So Great About Golf?

f the many signs of spring popping up around Blue Mountain, perhaps none are more anticipated than Monterra Golf’s Opening Day. Let’s face it – golfers are fanatical about their sport! They’re out playing in the wee hours of the morning or past dusk and into twilight. They play through rain, wind and soaring summer…

140 Days!

ith the winter we’ve had this year, it should come as no surprise that the 2013/2014 season will be one for the record books! On Monday, April 21st, 2014, Blue will set a new record with 140 days on-snow. 140 days!! That’s over four months of skiing and riding in Ontario…something not seen since the…

Meet Steve, Blue Mountain’s Snowmaking Expert

A lot of work goes into getting Blue Mountain ready for Opening Day. While our guests are counting down the days to first chair, our mountain operations team is busy working behind the scenes, closely monitoring temperatures, waiting for the perfect time to turn on the snow guns. Today, conditions were prime and the unmistakable…

How the Snowmakers Got Us to Opening Day

pening day has come and gone and after a few days off for scheduled lift maintenance, we’re back at it, having opened the Resort for the remainder of the season on the morning of Thursday December 5, 2013. In Steve’s fourth post, he tells us how the snowmaking team pulled it off. A November 30…

Getting back to the snow

hen you get knocked down, you have to get back up again. Blue Mountain team rider Joel Dalacker has first hand experience with this. After getting knocked out early this season with a knee injury, he has put in the work and come back into the Ontario snowboard scene with a fire under his board….