Zero to Hero: Meet Yulun

ulun is our 2016 success story. He started his snowboarding journey in December 2015 on the magic carpet and beginner hill. Through lessons, persistence and courage, he was conquering black diamonds by the end of the season! We’re sharing Yulun’s journey with you to hopefully inspire you to try something new and maybe become Blue’s…

Man of the Mountain: A Hot Chocolate with Konrad Kuhn

fter 60 years of skiing at Blue and thousands of days on snow, Konrad Kuhn has been recognized as one of Blue’s most frequent skiers. If the lifts are turning and there’s snow on the hills, it is safe to say Konrad can be found skiing at Blue. We caught up with Konrad in-between runs…

Stay Safe on the Slopes – Go Easy on the Edges

ne of the many reasons skiers and riders are passionate about hitting the slopes is the rush they get as the wind hits their face and the world seems to whiz by. But with any outdoor sport, it is important to find the balance between adrenaline rush and safe precaution. Enter Blue Mountain Ski Patrol’s…

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…

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…