From October 12 to 20, 2019, the Mountains and Skiers of the South West, North West and Midland regions will host their annual Blue Mountain ski festival, which will feature the best in the region’s mountain scenery, from beautiful snowcapped peaks to gorgeous lakes.
The event, which runs from October 12 and 20, is one of the largest ski and snowboard festivals in the country, attracting about 250,000 spectators annually, according to the Blue Mountains Ski Club.
Blue Mountain’s ski resort, Blue Mountain Resort, is located at the mouth of the Red River near the town of Blue Lake in the Black Mountain Range.
This is the fifth consecutive year that the Blue Mtn Ski Resort will host the Blue-Mountains Ski Festival, which is open to the public.
Blue Mtns Ski Resort has operated since 1987, and has a reputation for hosting one of Alberta’s top events for skiers and snowboarding enthusiasts.
The Blue Mountain Festival is hosted in conjunction with the Blue Mountns Ski Club, the ski resort’s parent organization.
The festival is open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and includes a variety of entertainment, food, and beverage options, including hot dogs, hot chocolate, and other snacks.
Visitors are encouraged to dress for the weather and bring their own snowboards, skis, or a combination of the two.
If you are a family member of a person with a disability who is unable to participate, please call the Blue Lakes Ski Club at 403-837-7000.
This article first appeared in The Calgary Eyeopener.