Riding At Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain offers endless activities

and attractions this time of year.  With

the hill’s official opening on December

5th, it’s time to wax your skis and boards

(if you haven’t already) and get out there

to carve the hill!  There’s so much to do

at Blue!  Get the most out of winter with

Ontario’s best skiing and snowboarding. 

Blue Mountain Resort is the third busiest

resort in all of Canada and it’s been over

70 years since its first winter as a ski resort.  George Weider was just three years old when his

father brought him to live at the foothills of Blue Mountain on their family farm.  His father had a

dream to turn the slopes of the Niagara Escarpment (rising 220 metres above his farm) into a ski

resort.  And that he did!  It’s hard to believe while walking through the Village at Blue, that it was

once a hayfield.  Only 60% built, the Village will continue to grow.  Blue Mountain now boasts 15

lifts, including four high-speed six-person chairs with 34 trails ranging from beginner slopes to

double black diamond steeps. The Pontiac Grand Prix chair at the north end of the resort has

been renamed the Jozo Weider chair.

For a list of winter attractions at Blue Mountain, visit -

Click here or to purchase a pass Click here.

New at Blue Mountain this season is the launch of the Burton’s Kids’ Riglet Park. Burton Kids'

Riglet Park: a miniature terrain-based park targeted toward young and enthusiastic


Blue Mountain’s team of friendly and experienced Snow School instructors ease your child into

the sport in a fun and safe manner with the assistance of the Burton Riglet Reel, which attaches

to the nose of compatible Burton Snowboards and allows riders to be towed through the Park.

The park will be an integral part of the 45-minute Tiny Tot Private snowboard lesson. Kids will

have the chance to practice balancing on their board, transferring their weight, finding their

edge and other freestyle basics by manoeuvring over mellow rollers, small berms and ground-

level features.

Snowboards must be 100 cm or shorter and have a Burton Riglet Reel attached to the nose of

the snowboard. Equipment is available to rent at the South Base Rental Shop.

Get the most out of winter and head to the mountain for a day of fun. Off the slopes, you’ll

enjoy guided snowshoe hikes, skating on the Mill Pond, scavenger hunts, the Ridge Runner

Mountain Coaster and much more.  There’s something for everyone at Blue!!

For a list of conditions at Blue, click here.

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