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NYE Night Skiing & Fireworks

2023 is soooooo last year! Come up into the fresh air and kick off 2024 in style. We’ll be ringing in the New Year with night skiing on the T-Bar from 6-9pm with a firepit and marshmallows going outside the Base Lodge. Fireworks to fire us all up for 2024 will begin shortly after 9pm.

NYE Night Skiing & Fireworks2023-11-20T19:19:57+00:00

Local Legends Freeski Day

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines… it’s GIVE’R time! The wildly successful Local Legends Freeski Day is back for another year. This one-day mentorship freeski camp connects the next generation of Rossland shredders with their hometown heroes. Presented by the Team GIVE’R Foundation, all proceeds from this event will go directly back into helping youth fulfill their passions and achieve their dreams.

Local Legends Freeski Day2023-10-25T16:32:45+00:00

Battle Of The Brews

Are you tired of smelling your stinky ski bum friends after a long day on the hill? Then come on up to Rafters for Battle of the Brews where all you’ll smell is freshly poured pints! Four breweries will create a special RED Mtn brew, and YOU’LL decide who’s #1. Vote on your favorite beer for a chance to win some epic prize packs!

Battle Of The Brews2023-10-25T16:53:35+00:00

The Game Rail Jam

Every year, Rossland gets urban AF for The Game Rail Jam. Come see the bravest jibbers within driving distance get kinky and throw down their best tricks right in downtown Rossland. If you’re one of the brave, registration’s on-site from 9-11am, competition begins at Noon. (Or just come and watch and hope that no teeth or blood spill your way.)

The Game Rail Jam2023-10-27T18:43:56+00:00

Canadian Open Freeride Championships: Juniors National

If you blinked you might have missed what happened in junior freeskiing. Trust us: These kids are next-level nuts! Come out and watch the top young freeriders in the country throw down right under the Motherlode chair. They’ll put on the show and you’ll feel bad about your skiing skills for the rest of the day.

Canadian Open Freeride Championships: Juniors National2023-10-26T16:58:17+00:00

2024 Canadian Open Freeride Championships FWQ2*

Just when you thought freeskiing couldn’t get any more insane, here comes the Freeride World Qualifier event to knock your ski socks off. If you’re feeling ballsy you can give Links Line your best shot and maybe even jump on the FWQ podium! The rest of us are just here to watch the madness…

2024 Canadian Open Freeride Championships FWQ2*2023-11-14T18:06:12+00:00

Rattlecat Cup Round 11

Eleven years later, and the Cat keeps coming back like a bad smell. If you thought Year 10 was electric, just wait and see what Scotty’s got up his sleeve for Rattlecat Round 11. Small or tall, fast or stalled, the Rattlecat Cup welcomes all! (As long as you ride one plank and despise those damn two plankers.)

Rattlecat Cup Round 112023-11-06T18:03:08+00:00

U14 Provincial Championships

You thought we were done with ski racing for the year? Heck no! We just saved the best for last. The next generation of ski racers will compete for a Provincial title right here on the Face of RED. Prepare to have your toque blown off, these kids have a serious need for speed.

U14 Provincial Championships2023-10-26T17:03:36+00:00

Third Annual Wiener Takes All Dog Race

Wiener Wiener Hot Dog Dinner! The dogs of Rossland got tired of watching us skiers have all the fun on the hill so they decided to have their own race! It’s all anyone’s barking about at your local fire hydrant. There’s no losers at Wiener Takes All, only poop scoopers.

Third Annual Wiener Takes All Dog Race2023-10-26T17:04:17+00:00

Slush Cup

Eager to finish off your ski season with some good old fashioned cold shock therapy? Look no further than our beautifully refreshing Slush Cup pit! Worried about making it all the way across? Don’t be, we’re all here to watch the bails anyways. Like Wim Hof says, “A cold plunge a day keeps the doctor away!”

Slush Cup2023-10-26T17:05:29+00:00
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