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Newly Canadian Friends

Yesterday, we welcomed a group of newly Canadians who were on a tour of the County of Grey. We hosted this group for a Q&A session as well as a walking tour of the resort/village. We as a company were promoting living and working in this area and mainly why Blue Mountain Resort is the [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Blueprint|0 Comments

Open Slopes

Originally written By Lori Knowles for Blue Magazine It took her two ski seasons, a ton of perseverance, and a great big heart, but Pam Visutski, finally did it. She taught two keen kids — aged seven and 10 and living with multiple sclerosis (MS) — how to ski with outriggers. Pam Visutski is one [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Lift Line|0 Comments

Blue Mountain Newbie Chronicles III

  We’re over half way through January, how? January means it’s the New Year! And that means some New Year’s resolutions. This year I want to learn how to ski well* by the end of March, I want to be able to save my money** and I’d like to travel more. But baby steps, let’s [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Lift Line|0 Comments

Cure for Monday Blues with Coca-Cola Ski and Dine

Making Blue Monday better with Blue Mountain. Coca-cola Mondays means you can sort your life out on Tuesday instead. Work up an appetite on the slopes every Monday night between January 8 and March 12, 2018, then satisfy your hunger with a meal and a 16 ounce Coca-Cola fountain drink at one of Blue Mountain’s Base [...]

By | January 14th, 2018|Lift Line|0 Comments

Newbie Chronicles I & II

Okay, so I’m a newbie. And that’s to a lot of things; moving to Canada, the freezing cold, sooo much snow and skiing. I’m Stephen, an international Blue Mountain employee from England. I haven’t seen more than 3 inches of snow since I was 14 and I know recently England got a light dusting and [...]

By | January 12th, 2018|Lift Line|0 Comments

Working to Deadlines: Why You’re Not the Only One Putting Off Buying Your 2018 Season Pass

Even though we know ski season comes every year and it is no secret that the best deal on a season pass is before the current ski season even ends, many will still wait until the very last day of the pass sales (and sometimes the very last minute) to get their pass. Our team [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments

Our Favourite Four-Letter Word

Remember 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 [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments

Why We Miss Winter

Southern 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 [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments

Man of the Mountain: A Hot Chocolate with Konrad Kuhn

After 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 [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments