Snowboarding

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

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

Zero to Hero: Meet Yulun

Yulun 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 [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments

Stay Safe on the Slopes – Go Easy on the Edges

One 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 [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments

Skiing on a Budget

There’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, [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Lift Line|0 Comments

How to Store Your Winter Gear

Okay; 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 [...]

By | April 20th, 2015|Lift Line|0 Comments

100,000 Vertical Feet in One Day

More 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 [...]

By | April 13th, 2015|Lift Line|0 Comments