Hit the road for a "One-Tank Trip" around Southern Ontario.
Adventures worth the drive from the syndicated newspaper/web column by Jim Fox
Greetings to the many thousands of readers from across Canada and the United States, as well as countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, India, Australia, Japan, Mexico, Romania and the Netherlands.
Friday, February 27, 2015
It's time to plan March Break at Blue Mountain Village
Can you handle 9-days at Blue?
There's never been a better time to
love the slopes and the Village than this March Break! Best of all
weekday lift tickets will be $35 for all elementary and high school
students Monday-Friday during the break!
DAY 1: Saturday, March 14th
Gromination Slopestyle runs from 9-4pm at Badlands Terrain Park.
is a Canadian Freestyle competition, now in its 3rd year it is high
energy, no pressure, youth focused event. Catering to the little ones of
Freestyle Ski and Snowboard this event offers a great experience for
the next generation of little rippers. With 3 categories 14 years old
and under. Registration details>>
DAY 2: Sunday, March 15th
Win the Golden Ticket!
Golden Ticket returns to the slopes from 9am-3pm. Ages 16 & under
both ski and snowboard are invited to show off their skills to the
Salomon Pros for their chance to get hooked up next season with a full
outerwear, hard-good, shop sponsorship and Super Pass from Blue Mountain
Resort. 5 Skiers and 5 Snowboarders will be chosen to compete in the
final for the 'Golden Ticket'. Registration>>
In the Village Events Plaza check out interactive drumming at 1pm and family groove dancing at 2pm.
are on sale now at Activity Central or by calling 705-443-5522. The
show runs 4pm-5:30pm in the new Village Conference Centre.
DAY 4: Tuesday, March 17th
Happy St. Patrick's Day
Interactive drumming at 1pm, facepainting from 1pm-4pm, family groove dancing at 2pm and live on stage at 3pm Strange Potatoes!
St. Paddy's fun will also be celebrated throughout the many bars & restaurants day & night!
DAY 5: Wednesday, March 18th
Fred Penner Concert
7pm concert with Juno Award winning family entertainer Fred Penner. Tickets on sale now at Activity Central or by calling 705-443-5522.
The concert will be held inside the new Village Conference Centre.
DAY 5: SNOWCROWN STARTS
2015, Sony Snow Crown Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding Championships
combines a 4-day celebration of action sport competition, culture, and
camaraderie. Fans, sponsors and media will enjoy access to returning
Canadian freestyle ski and snowboarding athletes. Visit snowcrown.ca
DAY 6: Thursday, March 19th
Keep Winter Cool
us in the Village Events Plaza from 11am-4pm to learn more about this
amazing program and see what ski resorts are doing to ensure our winters
Winter Cool is a partnership between NRDC (Natural Resources Defense
Council) and the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) to raise
visibility and public understanding of global warming and spotlight
opportunities that exist right now to start fixing the problem. Did you
know American ski racer Picabo Street is a spokesperson for Keep Winter
Cool? Now that's cool.
DAY 7: Friday, March 20th
Snowcrown Halfpipe FINALS
Even if you don't snowboard or hang in the terrain park the talent on Blue's slopes is worth checking out.
Snowcrown Pro Halfpipe Finals run from 7pm-9:30pm. The amateur semi-finals run from 9am-5pm.
DAY 8: Saturday, March 21st
continues from 9-4pm at the Badlands Terrain Park. from 9am-12pm the
Qualifiers will run down Smart Alec and from 1pm-4pm the Finals Big Air
run down Smart Alec.
of this can be combined with more interactive drumming from 12-1pm,
family groove dancing at 2pm and finally the Snowcrown Awards on the
Village stage at 5pm.
DAY 9: START PLANNING SUMMER!
you liked this 9-day schedule imagine an entire summer of this...trade
snow for hiking, zip-lines, segway, ropes courses, yoga on the docks and
another full summer of live entertainment!