Sled Town Show Down
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Ground Hog East and West will be closed until further notice for search and rescue operations.
We will update you as soon as we are able. At this point our other zones remain open. As always…be safe and know your riding area.
A giant thank you to the Onslow family for working hard to clear the trails of downed trees for the groomers!
It has been a long wait but we are finally feeling strong for an opening day of December 6 for 2019. Yes! Tomorrow.
We will have staff at each of our trail heads so do stop in for up to date information. We are excited for the season and look forward to the year. Thank you in advance for your support and we hope everyone has a great ‘official’ day one.
We are working together with forestry and our grooming team to get things set as soon as the snow conditions allow. At this point our formal opening day is likely to be December 7, 2019 but if you head out Friday December 6 you just might see our Booth Team in place! We will know more later this evening.
The snow conditions in the alpine continue to improve, however, the lower valley snow is not yet allowing for easy access.
Regardless of our opening day, if you are coming to ride please check the home page of our website for updates on the zones so you are prepared for potential industrial traffic. We will do our best to keep things updated.
Snow coverage in the alpine continues to build. With reports ranging from 90cm to 130cm and a solid base the riding in the the alpine is shaping up well for the season. However, access to the zones remains an issue and we now have a tentative opening date of Dec 7, 2019.
NOTE: Log Hauling operations will continue at Finn Creek until December 6, 2019. The Finn Creek road is plowed to the Finn-Tum FSR but there are limited pullouts along the route. The trucks are using radio assisted communications on frequency RR 26. If you have any specific questions or safety concerns please contact Gilbert Smith Forest operations at 250-672-9435 or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you everyone for such and amazing year! It was certainly challenging with the lower snow levels, chronically low temperatures, avalanche cycles and wind events. Despite all that we saw some amazing riding, some equally amazing photo’s on our social media accounts and trust that you all had a solid year in Blue River!