In Defense of Autumn

Hello. My name is Jason, and I’m a little bit basic… and that’s okay. I feel like this time of year has gotten a bad rap over the past few years, but enough is enough. It’s not autumn’s fault that it looks great on camera. There’s a reason why you’re reading these words on your…

Rain Day Plan

@blankaandjorge #Ontario #bluemountain #bluemountainresort #longweekend #canada #canada150 #love #rain #umbrella #travel   You’ve spent hours planning and you’ve been counting down the days to your Blue Mountain getaway, you check out the weather and see showers in the forecast. Not to fear! We stand by our mantra to live life outside – no matter what…

Foodies Welcome

If your taste buds look for new experiences when you travel, you will find no shortage of exciting cuisine at Blue. From restaurants within walking distance, to a short car ride away, anyone who considers themselves a foodie will be right at home. Then again, do you need to be considered a foodie to enjoy…

Top 5 Ways to Save Green on Golf Getaways

In golf, the smaller the number, the bigger the win and that can be true for both your golf trip expenses and your scorecard. Whether you’re getting ready for your first golf getaway or you are a seasoned pro looking to make the most of your tee time, we have our top 5 suggestions to help…

The Story Behind Hole 15

At the base of Blue Mountain is Monterra, one of Ontario’s most popular resort golf courses. Designed by Canadian golf architect, Tom McBroom, Monterra was developed as a traditional links course, encompassing rolling bent grass fairways, razorback mounding, 86 bunkers, seven lakes, ravines, creeks and some spectacular elevated tee shots. But aside from the vistas…

Is Skiing the Only True Family Sport?

Heather Korol, author of A Slice of Happy and active, outdoor mom of three, shares her perspective on the claim that skiing (or snowboarding) is the only truly family winter sport. “Do you think skiing is the only true family winter sport?” a friend asked me while we were discussing the upcoming winter events in…

Our Favourite Four-Letter Word

emember the start to last winter? We did everything right. We were good all year and made sure to be ready for our favourite season. The letters to Santa were sent, all the wishes made and the traditional sacrificial burning skis offered to Ullr (Okay, that last part didn’t happen). All we wanted was to…

Why We Miss Winter

outhern Ontario is experiencing a heat wave which seems about right at this peak time of summer. And while we layer on the sunscreen for the third time today and try to look cool with sweat dripping from our foreheads, it’s hard not to get nostalgic about winter. Here are the top 10 reasons we’re…

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…