Skiing and Snowboarding

It’s opening day at SilverStar Mountain Resort Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. (@beardofbeez photo)

Highway closures lead to booking cancellations at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain

It’s opening day at the ski resort, which already boasts a 91 cm snow base

 

(Manning Park Resort photo)

Series of storms caused ‘dramatic changes’ to runs at southern B.C. ski hill

Ski resort pushing back opening date to align with travel restrictions

 

The first gondola ride of the season has been moved up a week for a preview weekend. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort announced bonus weekend

The resort will open for a preview for Saturday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 5

 

The Scoop: Top headlines in Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

VIDEO: The Scoop: Revelstoke’s headlines for the week of Nov. 21-27

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items in Revelstoke this week

The Scoop: Top headlines in Revelstoke. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke Mountain Resort has been nominated as a part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice list for Best Ski Resort in North America. (File photo-Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort nominated for Best Ski Resort in North America

Two Revelstoke businesses nominated for awards in USA Today’s Readers’ Choice awards

Revelstoke Mountain Resort has been nominated as a part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice list for Best Ski Resort in North America. (File photo-Revelstoke Review)
Proof of vaccination will be required at any RCR resort this winter. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse to require proof of vaccination for guests

RCR announced today that proof of vaccination will be required for lift tickets

Proof of vaccination will be required at any RCR resort this winter. (Claire Palmer photo)
The view from the top of the Apex Mountain Ski Resort slopes on Oct. 27. (Apex Mountain webcam)

Early signs of winter at Okanagan ski slopes

Snow is beginning to accumulate at the higher altitudes

The view from the top of the Apex Mountain Ski Resort slopes on Oct. 27. (Apex Mountain webcam)
A skier at the Revelstoke Mountain Resort terrain park. (File photo)

Getting some air: Terrain park at Revelstoke Mountain Resort returns after hiatus

The park was closed in 2020 due to lack of funds from the COVID-19 pandemic

A skier at the Revelstoke Mountain Resort terrain park. (File photo)
Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)

Snow blankets Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna

Big White’s winter season opens on Nov. 25

Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)
The resorts has not yet said if proof of vaccination will be required for lifts and other outdoor services. (Claire Palmer photo)

Kicking Horse resort to require proof of vaccination for employees

Guests will need to show proof of vaccination to access indoor areas at the resort

The resorts has not yet said if proof of vaccination will be required for lifts and other outdoor services. (Claire Palmer photo)
A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Big White voted second best ski resort in Canada

The resort east of Kelowna fell just short of the top spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s reader choice awards

A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Big White voted second best ski resort in Canada

The resort east of Kelowna fell just short of the top spot in Condé Nast Traveler’s reader choice awards

A snowboarder glides under a chairlift at the Big White Ski Resort, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
Proof of vaccination is also not needed to access skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor activities. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)

Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna to open Nov. 25

All patrons will be expected to follow provincial public health orders to access certain services

Proof of vaccination is also not needed to access skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor activities. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot)
closing day at KHMR

Kicking Horse eyes Dec. 10 opening day

It’s just under 70 days away

closing day at KHMR
(Apex Mountain Resort/Facebook)

Apex Mountain will not require vaccine proof to ride the lifts

Masks will continue to be required in most parts of the resort

(Apex Mountain Resort/Facebook)
Last year's women snowboarding Freeride World Tour champions. Star Photo.

Freeride World Tour announces return to Golden and Kicking Horse

It’ll be the fifth time that the tour has come through, after last year was cancelled due to COVID

Last year's women snowboarding Freeride World Tour champions. Star Photo.
18-year-old skier Logan Leach follows his guide, Julien Petit, down an alpine track. The Lumby athlete who is visually impaired has been named to Alpine Canada’s Ski Team ahead of the 2022 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Contributed)

North Okanagan teen named to national Para-Alpine ski team

18-year-old Logan Leach officially joins Canada’s Para-Alpine roster ahead of Beijing 2022

18-year-old skier Logan Leach follows his guide, Julien Petit, down an alpine track. The Lumby athlete who is visually impaired has been named to Alpine Canada’s Ski Team ahead of the 2022 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Contributed)
Lustenberger getting ready to go down one of the last unskied lines at Rogers Pass on Mt. Macdonald. (Photo by Andrew Mcnab)

Meet Christina Lustenberger — one of Revelstoke’s great skiers

The athlete has many first ski descents throughout B.C.

Lustenberger getting ready to go down one of the last unskied lines at Rogers Pass on Mt. Macdonald. (Photo by Andrew Mcnab)
Size two avalanche on a cliff at Big White (Photo: Facebook/Big White Ski Resort)

‘Dangerous’ avalanche hits Big White Mountain

Big White Ski Resort is urging caution after a ‘size two’ avalanche on Sunday

Size two avalanche on a cliff at Big White (Photo: Facebook/Big White Ski Resort)
Dogs on duty: Avalanche rescue dog in training Sadie (above) learning about obedience with her owner and handler, Steve Morrison at the Fernie Alpine Resort, and Drift (right) who is FAR’s newest CARDA-certified dog.
More pictures, story on page 8.

PHOTOS: Meet Fernie’s team of avalanche rescue dogs

There are five avalance rescue dogs at Fernie Alpine Resort

Dogs on duty: Avalanche rescue dog in training Sadie (above) learning about obedience with her owner and handler, Steve Morrison at the Fernie Alpine Resort, and Drift (right) who is FAR’s newest CARDA-certified dog.
More pictures, story on page 8.