After an early snowfall in mid-October, the Mount Timothy Recreation Resort is gearing up for a potential start to the season.
Mount Timothy manager Launna Bell said while recent snowfall may have melted, it has stepped up cleanup operations on the mountain as her team prepares for ski season. It aims to prepare the mountain for mid-December.
“If this snow decides to stay, it will be the start of the season,” she said. “It’s getting exciting. I really hope we can get things going and get started here fairly quickly.
Preparing for the season is especially important this year, as Mount Timothy is first featured in the BC Global News Snow Report. Every morning and evening, the ski resort will be promoted along with 15 other hills across British Columbia, which Bell says is really exciting.
Bell said the resort has spent the summer renovating and completing construction projects, including the ski-in ski-out Mount Timothy rental lodge, which has received new log siding and looks “absolutely. unbelievable”.
They’ve also added a new outdoor ticket booth at the lodge, which will help ease congestion for those who don’t need to hire skis.
“They’ve been working on it since June and hopefully by the end of the week it should be done,” Bell said. “We had a number of small projects going on so our carpenters just went to where they needed to be. “
The new guest cabins, meanwhile, are on track to be completed in time for this season. Bell already has reservations for November and said all that remained was to furnish the cabins, which come in two sizes – one designed for seven people with a queen-size bed, a bunk bed and a futon, and one that sleeps four with a queen-size bed. bed and futon. All amenities are included except bedding.
The cabins must be rented for a minimum of two nights and are a great way to enjoy the hill, Bell said. “They have all your towels, dishes, cooking utensils, fridge, stove and microwave. Everything you need to make your stay absolutely comfortable. ”
She looks forward to hearing feedback on the grade improvements when families return to the slopes this season. Bell said she loved seeing the kids enjoying the hill last year and is hoping the 2021 season will be just as good if not better.
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Daily pass rates remain at $ 66 for adults, $ 49 for youth ages 13 to 18, $ 39 for juniors ages 6 to 12, $ 49 for people ages 65 to 79 and free for teachers under five or over 80.
“I think it’s going to be a great year,” added Bell.
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