Red Mountain announces spring events

Posted By: The Ski Channel on February 21, 2011 3:09 pm

ROSSLAND, B.C. – Red Mountain has been blessed with over 175 inches of snow! With a great December and January, Red Mt. has got it’s ‘second wind’ getting ready for the final half of an amazing season.

Having a NEW day lodge that features a brand new Rafters bar, a larger sun deck, conference centre, general store among other notable changes, it has been an enjoyable stop for our visitors this busy season. “With RED’s new slack country terrain, new facilities and exceptional snowfall this year, visitors that want a great place to ski or snowboard with a great community vibe is starting to catch on”, noted Erik Kalacis – RED’s General Manager and VP of Sales and Marketing.

For the last half of the season, RED will see a flurry of events going on:

February 25 – 28 FIS GMC Cup

March 4 – 6 BCSA Snowboard Cross

March 10 – 12 Ski Cross Showdown presented by Sport Chek

March 12 – 20 Kokanee Spring Fest:
o RedHead Randonee Race
o Kokanee Kickoff Party in Rafters Bar with DJ Mike
o Ski Cross OPEN (open to public)
o RBC Riders BoarderCross
o Photo Scavenger Hunt
o Cruise the Blues
o Poker Run
o Cliff Dive
o Kokanee Spring Fest Music with Shred Kelly
o Retro Day and Mogul Mania
o BC Freestyle’s “Try FreeStyle”

March 22-26 The Gathering v.3.0 Presented by Salomon
o Photo workshop with renowned ski photographer Marko Shapiro
o A photographic and film journey inspiring the skier’s soul

March 27-  Slush Cup

April 2 – Dummy Downhill

April 3 – Deck Party and Final day of Season

Things are looking strong to the end of the season and there are a number of lodging options to make a person’s journey to RED Mountain and Rossland a little friendlier. Spring break with the kids, or a girl’s weekend away, RED Mountain Resort Lodging has an offer that hard to refuse: affordable luxury condos and lift ticket at $109/person/night (minimum 2 night stay and quad occupancy). Kids 12 and under ski or ride for free. Valid March 1 to April 3, 2011.