Snowmaking

Snowmaking Myths BUSTED

The 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. [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Lift Line|0 Comments

Snowmakers Prep for the Season

It 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 [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|Lift Line|0 Comments

Meet Steve, Blue Mountain’s Snowmaking Expert

A lot of work goes into getting Blue Mountain ready for Opening Day. While our guests are counting down the days to first chair, our mountain operations team is busy working behind the scenes, closely monitoring temperatures, waiting for the perfect time to turn on the snow guns. Today, conditions were prime and the unmistakable [...]

By | November 24th, 2013|Lift Line|0 Comments

How the Snowmakers Got Us to Opening Day

Opening day has come and gone and after a few days off for scheduled lift maintenance, we’re back at it, having opened the Resort for the remainder of the season on the morning of Thursday December 5, 2013. In Steve's fourth post, he tells us how the snowmaking team pulled it off. A November 30 [...]

By | September 9th, 2013|Lift Line|0 Comments