Locals hit the powder at Crystal Ridge

February 12, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken Locals hit the powder at Crystal Ridge sled-ski area west of Valemount. Skiers and boarders use snowmobiles to access the top of runs and then take turns shuttling each other up the hill.

Eight Peaks plan faces opposition online

January 31, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken An online petition to prevent the province from turning eight mountain peaks around Blue River into leased ski runs for Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing has garnered more than 21,000 signatures. Michele Humphreys […]

New groomer for Crystal Ridge

January 17, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken If you’ve ever travelled via snowmobile, you likely know of the moguls they leave in their wake. These bumps, caused by the suspension of snowmobiles, make it hard to travel to popular […]

McBride triumphs in 2018 SledTown contest

January 13, 2018 The Goat 0

by Andru McCracken The Village of McBride has won the SledTown Showdown for 2018, a competition between the western Canadian province’s snowmobiling areas. It was intense battle that went beyond a typical online voting campaign […]

Five Mile: Gateway to ski touring

December 19, 2017 The Goat 0

For 15 winters, Rudi Thoni has been grooming 5 Mile Road; it’s become a popular destination for local ski tourers – including beginners. by Andru McCracken Community volunteers recently made a new ski run on […]

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