Tag Archives: British Columbia

Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Golden (BC), Canada – Famed British Olympic ski jumper, Eddie the Eagle, will be in Golden beginning tomorrow through March 4 to meet and ski with fans.  Kicking Horse Powder Tours has organized a number of events for the week, including four opportunities to ski with Eddie, a dinner and talk at the Eagle’s Eye Restaurant, and two … Continue reading Eddie the Eagle Finally Finds Gold in Golden

Sun Peaks is B.C.’s Fastest Growing Town

Sun Peaks (BC), Canada – The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality, home to Sun Peaks ski resort in the B.C. interior, reported the largest growth of all incorporated municipalities and cities in British Columbia with a 66% population increase, according to recently released Canada Census information. On February 6, Statistics Canada released the Canadian Census results … Continue reading Sun Peaks is B.C.’s Fastest Growing Town

Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Denver, CO – Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc., the owner or operator of six ski resorts across North America as well as other businesses, has reported results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2016. The company’s net loss in the second quarter of fiscal 2017 at Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado, Stratton Mountain in … Continue reading Intrawest Q2 Loss Narrows

Heli-Skier Dies in B.C. Tree Well

Revelstoke (BC), Canada – A German tourist died on Friday after falling into a tree well while heli-skiing in British Columbia. The Revelstoke Detachment of the RCMP reports that the incident occurred in the Albert Canyon area east of Revelstoke. The 60-year-man was skiing with a heli-ski tour group in the area for the preceding few days. The group … Continue reading Heli-Skier Dies in B.C. Tree Well

Sidecountry Skier Spends 6 Unplanned Nights in B.C. Backcountry

Golden (BC), Canada – A skier from Quebec is lucky to be alive after spending six nights alone in the British Columbia backcountry. The 35-year-old man, who has not been identified, ducked a rope at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort on Jan. 29 in search of untracked powder, but unwittingly descended into the Canyon Creek drainage … Continue reading Sidecountry Skier Spends 6 Unplanned Nights in B.C. Backcountry

Canadian Resort Stays Open for 24 Hours of Skiing

North Vancouver (BC), Canada – This weekend, Grouse Mountain is once again opening its doors to 24 consecutive hours of winter fun outside of Vancouver. Pull an all-nighter on the slopes from sundown to sunrise Feb. 11-12 during Grouse’s annual 24 Hours of Winter celebration. Dance the night away under starry skies as DJs spin tracks late into … Continue reading Canadian Resort Stays Open for 24 Hours of Skiing

“Wrangle the Chute” Returns to Kicking Horse

Golden (BC), Canada – “Wrangle the Chute,” a big mountain showdown, will return to B.C.’s Kicking Horse Mountain Resort this March. The annual competition on Kicking Horse’s “Truth and Dare” venue is one of the top freeride ski and snowboard events in Canada.  From March 8-12, the 2-star and 4-star Wrangle the Chute contests are presented … Continue reading “Wrangle the Chute” Returns to Kicking Horse