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Mount Timothy’s Glen Tanner waxes a pair of skies while getting the pro-shop ready for the coming season. (Photo submitted)

Mount Timothy prepares for season opener

Season set to start Dec. 17

 

(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

B.C. ski resorts prepare for holiday cancellations due to highway closures

Big White ski resort said over 70 holiday bookings have already been cancelled

 

Brodie Seger of Canada flies down the course during the second Men’s World Cup downhill training run in Lake Louise, Alta., on November 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Brodie Seger, Jack Crawford lead rebuilding Canadian men’s downhill ski team

Olympic Games season starts with today’s World Cup downhill in Lake Louise

 

Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort is looking forward to an ready for the potential early start season. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune

Mount Timothy prepares for an early season

The season is slated to begin in mid-December, weather permitting

Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort is looking forward to an ready for the potential early start season. Angie Mindus photo / Williams Lake Tribune
Mount Timothy has completed the construction of four new cabins for guests to stay at during the winter season. (Photo submitted)

Mount Timothy prepares for an early season

The season is slated to begin in mid-December, weather permitting

Mount Timothy has completed the construction of four new cabins for guests to stay at during the winter season. (Photo submitted)
Skiers stands at the top of Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., Friday, Jan. 26, 2007. Canadian ski resorts, including Big White, that rely on Canada’s backlogged visa approval service are facing a labour shortage this season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Canadian ski resorts face labour shortage, government slow to issue working visas

“We’ll start panicking around Nov. 1 if nothing changes because there’s just not enough Canadians…”

Skiers stands at the top of Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., Friday, Jan. 26, 2007. Canadian ski resorts, including Big White, that rely on Canada’s backlogged visa approval service are facing a labour shortage this season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 near Kelowna, B.C. Strength in season pass sales has been one bright spot in an otherwise difficult year for big mountain resorts in Western Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Strength in season pass sales a rare silver lining for ski resorts post-pandemic

Resorts near cities like Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton have more to gain from strong season pass sales

A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 near Kelowna, B.C. Strength in season pass sales has been one bright spot in an otherwise difficult year for big mountain resorts in Western Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Telemark skiers Chloe Shivers, 14 and Aya Sentesy, 15, take a practice run in the parking lot across from the 108 Heritage site. The two girls are part of Cross Country B.C.’s talent squad. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Nordic skiers train in 108 Mile

Dozens of skiers got prepared for the upcoming season on wheeled skis

Telemark skiers Chloe Shivers, 14 and Aya Sentesy, 15, take a practice run in the parking lot across from the 108 Heritage site. The two girls are part of Cross Country B.C.’s talent squad. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)

Mike Wiegele, Blue River heli-skiing industry legend, dies at age 82

“He had an unparalleled passion for skiing (and) was a fearless entrepreneur.”

Mike Wiegele died July 15, 2021, at age 82. (Mike Wiegele's Helicopter Skiing / Facebook)
The snow-covered top of Mount Seymour is visible through low cloud as a Harbour Air floatplane approaches Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday December 28, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The snow-covered top of Mount Seymour is visible through low cloud as a Harbour Air floatplane approaches Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday December 28, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Photo courtesy Big White Ski Resort

Snow with the flow!

Skiing in British Columbia

  • Feb 10, 2021
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The slopes and lifts of Mount Timothy, which will require the use of face masks this year. (Photo submitted)

Mount Timothy ski hill set to open season on Dec. 18

Preparations are just about done and a COVID-19 safety plan is in place.

The slopes and lifts of Mount Timothy, which will require the use of face masks this year. (Photo submitted)
Skis on display at one of the 100 Mile Nordic’s previous in-person ski swaps. (Photo submitted)

100 Mile Nordic’s Ski Swap moves online

The virtual ski swap will be taking advantage of the existing Facebook marketplace group.

Skis on display at one of the 100 Mile Nordic’s previous in-person ski swaps. (Photo submitted)
One of the new lift huts that have been built at Mount Timothy for lift operators. (Photo submitted)

Mt. Timothy anticipates one of its busiest seasons

General manager Walter Bramsleven said the ski hill has improved its facilities and infrastructure.

One of the new lift huts that have been built at Mount Timothy for lift operators. (Photo submitted)
Williams Lake City Coun. Jason Ryll (left), Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort general manager Walter Bramsleven and Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett stood in front of the lodge during an informal tour of the facility under its new ownership prior to opening. (File photo)

Good first season at Mt. Timothy under new owners despite season cut short

‘Lots of positive feedback from both communities’

Williams Lake City Coun. Jason Ryll (left), Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort general manager Walter Bramsleven and Cariboo Chilcotin MLA Donna Barnett stood in front of the lodge during an informal tour of the facility under its new ownership prior to opening. (File photo)
Residents from the Cariboo and beyond hit the hills at Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort to celebrate Family Day on Monday, Feb. 17. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Mt. Timothy Ski Resort closes after B.C. tightens restrictions to tackle COVID-19 outbreak

“Thank you all for your gracious support this season”

Residents from the Cariboo and beyond hit the hills at Mt. Timothy Recreation Resort to celebrate Family Day on Monday, Feb. 17. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)

Avalanche Canada calling for user data amid backcountry business shutdowns

They anticipate forecast uncertainty without help

Avalanche Canada is calling on backcountry users to submit their observations as backcountry businesses, that usually contribute to forecast data are closing due to the pandemic. (File photo)
Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)

World Cup skier from Okanagan dies suddenly at 19

Kuroda, who made his World Cup debut earlier this year, passed away suddenly Monday night.

Canadian moguls skier Brayden Kuroda passed away unexpectedly Monday, according to Freestyle Canada. (Freestyle Canada - Facebook)
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
VIDEO: Man in speedo skis along slushy Fernie street
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Elevated Style

Colourful ski fashion on the slopes of Big White Resort

  • Jan 21, 2020
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