Baldy Mountain Resort Celebrates 50th Year of Making Memories with 3 BIG NEW events

Baldy Mountain Resort is gearing up to celebrate 50 years of fun with 3 big exciting and innovative new events built on our one-of-a-kind culture.

Baldy will be celebrating the people, powder and parties that built the mountain into what we all know and love today with a 50 Year reunion party in January. February will see the launch of a new event for all of the oenophiles, aficionados and connoisseurs of the great grape with Baldy’s 1st annual Winter Wine Event, showcasing the South Okanagan’s best vintners. Come spring it’s time for the hopheads to have their heyday at Baldy’s 1st annual Craft Beer Event. Throughout our 50th anniversary season we’ll be celebrating everything that makes Baldy BC’s best hidden gem. Family friendly mountain, breathtaking views, incredible views, down-to-earth culture with a relaxed vibe and the most affordable prices in BC.

“There are few places like Baldy Mountain Resort left where the focus is still solely on what’s important: Having fun with family and friends in a spectacular mountain environment,” explained General Manager Andy Foster. “We want to thank all of the Baldy family for their contributions to building what we think is BC’s best hidden gem ski resort, and continue their spirit of celebrating winter mountain culture.”

“We’re truly blessed in the Okanagan to be surrounded by some of the finest wineries and craft breweries in the province and country. This year we’re literally tapping into that incredible culture that surrounds Baldy Mountain Resort and celebrating it with two new events. We’re certain the 1st annual Winter Wine Event, and 1st annual Craft Beer Event will quickly become key parts of Baldy’s half century of skiing lore.”

50th Year Reunion – Saturday, January 26th,2019 more info
From day one of the 1968-69 season when the McKinney T-bar began hauling skiers up our slopes, there has been one constant connecting the past to today, and that’s the unique character and vibe of the Baldy community. Over the past half century there has been a dedicated and passionate crew of locals that have carved a memory making factory out of the side of Baldy Mountain. All season long, we’ll have a series of content celebrating the “People of Baldy,” highlighting the stories behind our favourite lifts and trails. It all culminates with a 50th Year Reunion in the Baldy’s classic lodge in late January.

Winter Wine Event – Saturday, February 9th, 2019 more info
In addition to being blessed with a snowy, high elevation mountain Baldy is unique among ski areas in that we are located in the Wine Capital of Canada, celebrated by some of the best wineries in the country and indeed the world. To celebrate our delicious location, Baldy is pitting the South Okanagan’s best vintners head to head in our 1st Annual Winter Wine competition. Featuring local wineries, guests will be able to ski all day, and close it out by tasting and selecting their favourite wines in what will be an epic evening of everything wine.

Craft Beer Event – Saturday, March 23rd more info
The next best thing to a great day on the slopes, is a great afternoon in the spring sunshine with a locally crafted beer in hand. This March Baldy is combining both for a sun-soaked, snow-filled event not to be missed. The 1st annual Baldy Craft Beer Event takes place on Saturday, March 23rd,2019.

Over the past half century, the sport and business of skiing has seen many changes. Throughout it all Baldy has remained a hidden gem, holding true to the core values that we all love about skiing:  Having fun with friends and family in a spectacular outdoor setting with great snow, smiles and memories to last a lifetime. As the world has become a busier and busier place, you could call us a fortress of fun! Keepers of the real if you will.

Find out more about all of the great events planned for the 2018/2019 season at Baldy on our events page: https://baldyresort.com/events .

Come celebrate with us this season as we celebrate 50 years of making memories in the mountains, and ski, stay and play for just $85/person.

About Baldy Mountain Resort
Baldy Mt skiing offers an experience like no other. With 25 feet or more of powder per year, endless perfect glades, excellent grooming and a wide variety of terrain to choose from. Regarded as the best family-friendly resort in the Okanagan, Baldy Mountain Resort offers affordable season passes and lift tickets, 80% beginner and intermediate runs, terrain park,  world-class grooming, knowledgeable ski and snowboard pros, an unmatched, unique personal care and service level and many extracurricular activities for kids, making it the perfect setting for families, friends and the young at heart.

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