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…

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…

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…

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….