Get your ski gear ready and go! Nakiska Ski Resort opens for weekends starting this Saturday Nov 14, 2009 – featuring some of the longest, vertical fall line runs open in the Alberta Rockies! That's right, a whopping 2800ft of vertical for your thigh burning enjoyment! We invite everyone out for the start of an exciting season at Nakiska including all RCR Pass Holders who can SKI FREE at Nakiska until home resorts open!
With an incredible early season snowfall and Western Canada's Largest Snowmaking System, Nakiska Ski Resort provides the best skiing and riding conditions in the Alberta Rockies. On Saturday, skiers and riders will be able to head up the Silver Chair Express and enjoy Grand Trunk and Homesteader. The exciting debut of the new Gold Chair Express, the only new, high speed quad in the Banff/Bow Valley area, commences this weekend. Enjoy skiing and riding on Mapmaker, accessible from the Gold Chair Express, starting at 10:30AM on Saturday. Experience the longest fall line skiing in the Rockies by skiing from the top of the Gold Chair Express to the bottom of Silver Chair Express.
photo by Al Charest- Calgary Sun