News in Brief: Berg Lake Trail update

May 22, 2020 The Goat
BC Parks has updated its information regarding Mt. Robson Park. Last week the Goat reported that the Berg Lake Trail is closed to day-use. The trail is also closed to overnight use until further notice (reservable Berg Lake campsites usually open on June 1st). […]

News in Brief: Mt Robson Marathon cancelled

May 21, 2020 The Goat
The Yellowhead Outdoor Recreation Association (YORA) has made the decision to cancel this year’s Mt. Robson Marathon slated for September 12th along the Berg Lake Trail. YORA President Patricia Thoni said it was a hard decision. “They were talking about all events in summer, but we’re so close to summer and really the beginning of September is considered summer, and with everything going on we thought let’s cancel.” […]

News in Brief: Lucille Mountain Rescue

May 20, 2020 The Goat
Robson Valley Search and Rescue responded to a call from three snowmobilers on Lucille Mountain at 11:30pm May 2nd. According to the weekly incident report, two members of the SAR team responded to the call and met the snowmobilers on their way out. […]

Clear path to a community ski hill

May 2, 2020 The Goat
By Joe Nusse We have a ski lift, and permission to put it somewhere. I realize that this is not the ski hill construction announcement everybody has been anticipating. But after decades of dreaming about […]

New rules at the Bike Park

April 29, 2020 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Valemount and Area Recreation Development Association manager Curtis Pawliuk is asking visitors to refrain from visiting the Valemount Bike Park until COVID restrictions are lifted, and calling for locals to help get […]

Community ski hill for Valemount?

April 26, 2020 The Goat
Joseph Nusse has been trying to get a ski lift near Valemount for nearly 10 years. He was instrumental in getting attention from the Obertis in 2011 which led to the Valemount Glacier Destinations Master Development Agreement. Raising funds for the project has proven slow, however. Nusse realized there was a smaller-scale opportunity while Valemount waited […]
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Sledders still making visits

April 15, 2020 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Valemount Mayor Owen Torgerson just happened to be driving by the clinic when he saw a truck, trailer and sleds getting attention from paramedics at the Valemount Health Clinic. He noted it […]

Valemount powder ski

April 13, 2020 The Goat
After checking in with Cariboo Cat Skiing, local skiers took advantage of a strange situation: the operation located on Mica Mountain was closed down for the season due to ongoing concerns of the COVID-19 virus. […]
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