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August 23, 2019

The Lowdown on Spring Skiing

While we complain about the never-ending winter in the city, mountain dwellers are celebrating the snow and squeezing out every last minute of winter fun. Here’s a run down of what’s happening in the mountains over the next couple of weeks. Lake Louise Ski Area Closing Day: May 5 Special…

While we complain about the never-ending winter in the city, mountain dwellers are celebrating the snow and squeezing out every last minute of winter fun. Here’s a run down of what’s happening in the mountains over the next couple of weeks.

Lake Louise Ski Area

Closing Day: May 5

Special Offers: Kids under 12 ski free with valid adult day ticket

Mountain Takeover: April 20-21 and April 27-28 – CJAY and Virgin Radio “take over the hill” with live music

Ruckus in the Rockies: May 3-4 – Snowboard jams, live music, rail contest and a nighttime after-party

Bikinis for Breast Cancer: May 4 – Fundraiser for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Mt. Norquay

Closing Day: April 21 – The hill officially closed on April 14 but Norquay is offering a bonus weekend, April 20-21 (hill partially open)

Nakiska Mountain Resort

Closing Day: April 28 – The hill officially closed on April 14 but Nakiska is offering two bonus weekends, April 19-21 and April 26-28

Spring Fiesta: April 19-21 and April 26-28 – BBQ pits, DJs, family activities and a spring Olympics

Sunshine Village

Closing Day: May 20

Spring Concert Series: April 20-May 19; Highlights: April 27-28 – Tim Hus; May 18-19 – The Steadies

Sunshine Slopestyle: April 20-21 – Events at Grizzly Terrain Park with skiing on Saturday and snowboarding on Sunday

Bikinis and Boardshorts: May 19 – Fundraiser for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

85th Annual Slush Cup: May 20 – This long-standing tradition marks the official end of ski season in the Alberta Rockies

Veuve Clicquot Pop-up Bar: Every weekend until closing – Champagne and oyster bar on the main level of Mad Trapper’s Salon, $30 for six oysters and two glasses of Champagne

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