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Canadian Open FWQ2* Recap

What a weekend it was for the Adult 2* Qualifier at RED! 103 athletes - the most we've ever had - showed up to Links Line and put on a mind-blowing performance. From big airs to backies, these shredders keep pushing freeriding to the next level. We're already super stoked to see what the athletes have in store for us next year! A HUGE thank you to our incredible sponsors for hooking up the champions with top tier gear. Long Live Links Line!!!

Canadian Open FWQ2* Recap2024-02-17T17:55:51+00:00

Canadian Open U12 & Junior 3* Recap

The Canadian Open U12 Junior Regionals and Junior 3* events were an electrifying showcase, featuring over 200 of the premier junior skiers in North America battling it out for the prestigious Freeride Crown. Despite facing challenging conditions, these young daredevils fearlessly shredded down Link’s Line, defying gravity with jaw-dropping stunts and heart-pounding maneuvers. Their boundless energy and infectious enthusiasm lit up the slopes, leaving no doubt that the future of freeskiing is in the hands of these thrill-seeking prodigies. Check out the photos from the event!

Canadian Open U12 & Junior 3* Recap2024-02-08T18:08:17+00:00

The Game Rail Jam Recap

Despite the wet weather, this year’s Rail Jam popped off as the hoard of shredders attacked the features on Queen St in Downtown Rossland. RED’s new terrain park crew built a course that was bigger and better than ever. Skiers and snowboarders of all ages slipped ‘n slided down the rails, while spectators cheered and gasped from the sidelines. Oh, and we can’t forget the wild bunch who had the courage to try their hand at hitting features on snow skates. Congrats to all the rippers that topped the podium and a big thanks to our sponsors and friends at The Shop that helped make this event possible.

The Game Rail Jam Recap2024-02-01T23:04:34+00:00

Constella Cabins Yoga Retreat Recap

Nestled mid-mountain, aspiring yogis found a tranquil escape at the Constella Cabins. Blending breathtaking views with transformative yoga sessions, lead with passion and poise by Danielle Hachey from Madhu. A night filled with new friends, good food, serene mountain views and solitude, it was a night to remember! Check out the photos from the event.

Constella Cabins Yoga Retreat Recap2024-01-31T19:56:04+00:00

Battle Of The Brews Recap

There were plenty of hoppy faces at the 3rd Battle of the Brews Event in Rafters. The two time champs – Rossland Beer Co, came on strong serving their classic Red Zeppelin Raspberry Wheat Ale. But it couldn’t compete with Tailout Brewings Limited Release, Bluebird Hazy Session IPA. Crowned the Kootenays’ King of Beers, there were lots of cheers and only a few tears! Thank you to Wild North, Torchlight and Steamworks Breweries for coming out! And don’t forget the amazing tunes and endless energy from the Karli Harrison Band! As Tailout would say, be kind and tight lines, until next time!

Battle Of The Brews Recap2024-01-25T00:03:32+00:00

Get The Goods

January continues to bring us deeper into The Good Life here at RED, where we've now received nearly 4 feet of snow (over 100cm!) from the these last few weeks of 2024. With more snow continuing in the forecast, it's time to make that trip to RED happen, Cap'n! Check out the eye candy!

Get The Goods2024-01-24T15:04:18+00:00

Hello Winter

Helloooo 2024! Today is January 9th, and while December was a slow start to the season, January has been absolutely full throttle with Mother Nature working overtime. Last weekend hit us with nearly 30cm followed by another 15cm in the last 24 hours. We've now received over 50cm in the last 7 days, and even more in the forecast this week. Check out some of the action from the weekend.

Hello Winter2024-01-23T00:32:46+00:00

Winter RV Camping

New RV camping policy for the 23/24 winter, self-contained (no hookups) overnight camping is available in the parking lot at RED Mountain for $25/night. See all the details.

Winter RV Camping2023-12-15T21:47:50+00:00

A Suave Send Off

Exciting news! Local RED athlete, Erin Sauvé, has earned herself a spot on the 2024 Freeride World Tour! This winter she’ll be hitting the global stage and competing against the world's top snowboarders on some of the most challenging alpine faces known to man. We couldn't be more stoked to follow along on her journey while she represents Rossland with pride! Donate to her GoFundMe and join us for her fundraiser Dec 16th! Get all the deets on how you can support.

A Suave Send Off2023-12-01T19:51:32+00:00
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