Changes at Fernie for 2009/10
Sat 05 September 09
2 New groomers and some piste improvements are set for the new season
Two brand new Prinoth BR 350 machines have been added to the fleet. Known as the “North American Groomer”, this machine offers greater efficiency, increased reliability, enhanced performance, and ease of operation.
A ¼ million dollar run improvement program was launched this summer. Efforts included heavy brush cutting and mowing on core runs to improve terrain for all levels of skiers and riders. New clearing and sculpting on Bear and Cruiser are part of a major commitment to provide consistent and quality skiing and riding right from opening of the the resort.
Sat 05 September 09, Kimberley, Canada
No major investment but some improvements on the pistes
Sat 05 September 09, Steamboat, USA
New for the 2009/10 season at Steamboat in Colorado, the resort has spent on improving its snowmaking facilities and various off mountain changes. The Wildhorse Gondola should run for the first time in Feb 2010 after previous season investments
Mon 07 September 09, Chapelco, Argentina
Considering that Zoe doesn't really compete in the Parallel Giant Slalom, and that she's only had 4-days training on the snow this summer, it's a dam fine result.
Mon 14 September 09, Norfolk Ski Club, United Kingdom
over 100 of the UK's best riders from across the land to Norfolk for the Mini BRITS weekender. The BBQ, MC and music got rocking as riders hit the slope and showcased their big bag of tricks in the British Big Air, Trespass Snowboardcross and Animal Slopestyle Championships
Mon 21 September 09, Copper Mountain, USA
The first flakes have fallen at Copper Mountain in Colorado, USA with the resort set to open on November 6th