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Winter / Spring 2005/06 Issue
2005/06 WINTER EVENTS
Running a growing ski resort is busy business. But that hasn’t stopped staff members at Mount Washington Alpine Resort from lending a hand with community service in a big way.
Paul and Lana Hawkins of Campbell River (shown right) are ready to take on full-time caretaking duties at Bear Lodge. Paul has worked on the mountain for six years as head of Security and Custodial services.
This rare shot was taken in the summer of 2004, before the winter season that will go unmentioned. Naturalists who study primate behavior presume this beast was upset because Whiskey Jacks got all of the attention, and, most importantly, all of the handouts. Photo: Neil Havers
The club’s aim is to provide a high quality and affordable competitive ski program.
Ross Glover was a surveyor working with McElhanney Engineering of Vancouver when the physical village was first laid out 27 years ago.
There is another good turn happening. Underfoot.
A season of no snow has not dimmed interest in these clubs. “Last year was such a tough year,” said John Trimmer, head coach of the Mount Washington Ski Club.
The Resort has applied for a grant from Western Economic Diversification to help fund a trio of projects. The projects include finishing the trailhead accessing Strathcona Park from Raven Lodge, a Nordic Stadium and accompanying cross-country and biathlon accoutrements and the Mountain Sports Centre.