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…

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…

Riding with an Olympian

I did not grow up skiing. Coming from Southwestern Ontario the skiing culture was very small and the hills were few and far between. When I began working at Blue Mountain two years ago I saw my opportunity to begin skiing and took advantage of it. On Opening Day 2013, I was geared up and…

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…