Kimberley, B.C – at Kimberley Alpine Resort we’re honoured to be the host resort for the 2018 Para Alpine Skiing World Cup, this is the last chance for the athletes to qualify for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. Come to Kimberley Alpine Resort in February and cheer on Team Canada!
As skiing is a great spectator sport, bring the kids for a field trip to the resort – they’ll be awed and inspired by the para athlete’s strength and determination, there’s a variety of training runs and races to watch over 4 days. For more information visit our events page.
Kimberley Alpine Resort is the second RCR resort to host a World Cup this season with the Nakiska Ski Cross World Cup finishing up on Saturday, January 20th. Kimberley Alpine Resort is home to the only Paralympic Training Centre in Canada where athletes can train in downhill skiing, hockey, nordic skiing & wheelchair curling.
The Para Alpine Skiing World Cup at Kimberley Alpine Resort will run from February 8th – 11th. Want to watch live, but can’t make it out? The event will be streaming live online.
Meet the Paralympic team on the Paralympic website.
Find out more about the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.
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Our new restaurant, located in the lodge with a view of the ski resort is now open! Stop into Buckhorn & Main Mountain Eatery today for Lunch or Dinner (breakfast available Saturday & Sunday).
Meet our chefs;
Chef Jennifer has experience in fine hotels in Banff, Victoria, Canmore & Lake Louise and has spent the last decade as a leader in our Resort kitchens including the Kimberley Conference and Athlete Training Center’s since it’s opening in 2010. Chef Jennifer has now taken on the role of Resort Executive Chef and is excited to bring her passion to the Buckhorn and Main Mountain Eatery!
Chef Kasey was raised in Kimberley and worked for us at the resort in years past. He returns to Kimberley now with his young family, having achieved his Red Seal in Cooking and we are so proud to have him assuming the role of Sous Chef, taking on day to day kitchen management responsibilities at Buckhorn and Main Mountain Eatery!
We’re proud to have received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence again in 2017! The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.
View our reviews or leave your own on our TripAdvisor page.
Check out Warren Miller Entertainment’s ‘Here, There & Everywhere’ on November 4th at the Conference Centre! Tickets are available online at www.meetkimberley.ca. For more information please call 250-427-6802 or email email@example.com.
We’re proud to be recipients of the 2016 TripAdvisor Award of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.
Thank you for your great reviews and helping Trickle Creek Lodge receive this prestigious award!
View our reviews or leave your own on our TripAdvisor page.
According to some of the staff at Kimberley Alpine Resort, the best thing about spring in Kimberley is…
Sue Raymond is 1st year Ski Host at Kimberley Alpine Resort, she’s lived in Kimberley for 10 years and owns Stonefire Pizzeria in the Platzl and is also a Kimberley Alpine Resort Event Volunteer Extraordinaire!
We asked Sue about her favourite part of Spring in Kimberley;
Q: What’s your favorite Spring Event?
A: Spring Splash! There’s lots of people and a great vibe! It’s the happening place to be.
Q: Where do you go for Apres?
A: Stemwinder for live Apres music at 3!
Q: What are you favourite runs at Kimberley Alpine Resort?
A: I especially love our groomers especially Flapper – A groomed Black run!
Our Ski Hosts run FREE mountain tours daily at 10:30 am, find them at the sign outside the rental shop (see Sue and the sign in the picture to the left) to join in on a free tour!
Glenn Hauptman is our smiling, laughing Ski Tech Extraordinaire and Trickle Creek Golf Course General Manager. He has been working at Kimberley Alpine Resort for 8 years – working here in the late 90’s for 5 years and then taking a hiatus and now has been back for the last 4 years.
Q: What is your favourite thing about Kinmberley Alpine Resort in Spring?
A: Corn snow and blue bird days. (Kimberley is famous for its sunshine)
Q: What is your favourite Spring Event?
A: Definitely, the Spring Splash – I get a kick out of people wiping out in the pond! I also like the Beer and Burgers on the deck!
Q: What is your favourite place to Apres?
A: Stemwinder! I LOVE their Poutine and Honker’s Ale.
Q: What is your favourite run at Kimberley Alpine Resort?
A: Magma! I head straight over to Easter Chair to Magma for its sustained fall line and steep pitch.
The Spring Splash Festival is on April 2nd! Book your room now and see what all the fuss is about! Rooms start at just $99 with our special Spring splash offer, call 1-877-282-1200 or email info@tricklecreeklodge to book your spot!
Words by Cali Sammel
Photos by Tourism Kimberley, The Real Mckenzie Photography and Mike Reece.
This post originally appeared on Kimberley Alpine Resort’s blog.
The ski (and tourism) industry are run by numbers and stats – i.e how many runs the mountain offers, how many centimeters or feet of snowfall received, how many other things can I do while visiting? Well, here are some interesting Kimberley numbers you might be less familiar with!
historic points of interest. Kimberley Alpine Resort and the city of Kimberley, B.C have a strong history in mining, leading the town and resort to have many names and areas that pay homage to the industry. Find out more about the points of interest on our website – http://skikimberley.com/things-to-do/points-of-interest/.
feet of fire! A favourite tradition of the locals and staff in Kimberley is the annual Ullr Dag ski burning ceremony. Near the beginning of each year, there is a gathering and offering to the Norse god of snow by burning old skis and hoping to appease the god to bring the perfect purcell powder falling all season long.
in the morning – NEW this season, Montana’s opens for breakfast at 8:00am on Friday, Saturday & Sundays (8:30 am Monday through Thursday). Montana’s is located in Trickle Creek Lodge in the base area at Kimberley Alpine Resort.
hundred! Hectares of skiable terrain, now that should keep you occupied for a wee bit of time!
thousand! Our lift capacity per hour, it’s easy to keep those slopes uncrowded with that kind of movement.
months to night ski! From mid December to mid March, enjoy Night Skiing on our main run (and the longest lit run in North America) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Don’t forget to check out the ‘Rec Rut Runners’ our Thursday night race series or our Friday College Nights! Visit the Online Events Calendar for more information.
hours of Fat Biking! Try the newest and hottest winter outdoor activity craze and take a Fat Biking tour around Trickle Creek Golf Resort. Rent it for just $45 – email the Winter Sports School (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information or see the Fat Bike section on our website.
awesome après spots on mountain. Head up the stairs and check out The Stemwinder – featuring a variety of daily food and drink specials as well as local jam nights and live après music every single weekend throughout the season! Got kids? Montana’s is the place to be, with views of the ski resort and a restaurant for the whole family to enjoy a beverage or after ski snack together. (Note – Stemwinder is kid friendly as well – ask our staff for ‘kid friendly’ hours).
Good Place to Be. Kimberley is: A Good Place to Be… “all together now, finding adventure, closer together, pinnin’ it, roughing it with friends” or whatever else you choose to do here!
On February 16-20, Kimberley Alpine Resort is hosting the IPCAS/Masters Ski Race Series. This is a very unique combination, as we are combining the adaptive/disabled ski racers with 18-80 year old Masters Racers.
The Masters will can compete in the Downhill, Super G, GS and a Night Slalom and is open to anyone 18 and older that has the desire to compete.
Master Racers must pre register and can register NOW through: https://zone4.ca/
(deadline Monday, Feb 15)
For more information and the schedule visit the official Facebook event page.
At Trickle Creek Lodge we’re proud to have received a 4.4/5 in our guest review score on hotels.com in 2015!
Check out Trickle Creek’s listing here.
Fly & ski in one day! With the new Integra Air service from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to the Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) 6 times each week starting this month! Get more information, the schedule or book your flight from the Integra Air website.