cross country skiing

Big White Ski Resort is fully operations following a power outage that started Friday morning. (Big White Ski Resort/Facebook)

Big White fully operational following power outage

The ski resort returned to normal operations at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning

 

A truck was stuck in the ditch early on Jan. 13 as the road leading up to Salmon Arm’s Larch Hills cross country ski area has not been maintained and is once again a sheet of ice. (John Thielman photo)

‘Complete mayhem’: Icy road conditions, maintenance a concern for Shuswap residents

Business owner urges AIM Roads to respond in time for weekend loppet

 

Edgar Road leading up to the Larch Hills cross-country ski area near Salmon Arm was impassable due to sheer ice on Dec. 27 and the morning of Dec. 28. (John Thielman photo)

Calls for action after Shuswap’s Larch Hills nordic area inaccessible for over 24 hours

Sheer ice leaves ski area affected by lack of road maintenance, access restored Dec. 28

 

Alan Mason, veteran starter, giving last minute encouragement to a first time racer. (Photo by Maja Swannie Jacob)

Okanagan Cup hosted by Revelstoke Nordic last weekend

Submitted by the Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club

Alan Mason, veteran starter, giving last minute encouragement to a first time racer. (Photo by Maja Swannie Jacob)
(Submitted by Maja Swannie Jacob)

First medals of the season for Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Team found success at the FIS Nordiq Cup and US SuperTour Season Opener

  • Dec 6, 2022
(Submitted by Maja Swannie Jacob)
SilverStar Mountain Resort is opening its nordic cross-country ski trails two weeks early Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (Blake Jorgenson photo)

Nordic skiing opening 2 weeks early at Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain

Over 100 cm of recent snowfall has fast tracked the resort’s cross-country skiing schedule

SilverStar Mountain Resort is opening its nordic cross-country ski trails two weeks early Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. (Blake Jorgenson photo)
Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort posted new snowfall pictures to its social media pages Monday, Oct. 25. (Facebook photo)

More snow for Vernon ski resort

SilverStar shares pictures of snow in its village; more white stuff in weather forecast

Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort posted new snowfall pictures to its social media pages Monday, Oct. 25. (Facebook photo)
Alexandra Luxmoore and Maeve Macleod of the Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club took home gold in the U16-18 Girls Team Sprint event at the Cross-Country Ski Nationals in Whistler. (Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club)

Revelstoke skiers take home gold at Cross-Country Ski Nationals

The event took place in Whistler between March 20 and 27

Alexandra Luxmoore and Maeve Macleod of the Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club took home gold in the U16-18 Girls Team Sprint event at the Cross-Country Ski Nationals in Whistler. (Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club)
Salmon Arm’s Natalie Wilkie has plenty to celebrate after winning a gold medal March 9 in the sprint event at the Zhangjiakou Biathlon Centre during the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. (Nordiq Canada image)

Salmon Arm athlete’s gold rush continues in exciting Paralympic Games sprint

Natalie Wilkie earns second gold this week as she powers past Norwegian skier in final stretch

Salmon Arm’s Natalie Wilkie has plenty to celebrate after winning a gold medal March 9 in the sprint event at the Zhangjiakou Biathlon Centre during the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. (Nordiq Canada image)
Salmon Arm's Natalie Wilkie captures gold March 7 in the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing in the women’s 15-kilometre classic-ski race. (Nordiq Canada image)

Salmon Arm’s Natalie Wilkie captures gold at 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

Wilkie: ‘This is for sure one of the best races that I have ever done’

Salmon Arm's Natalie Wilkie captures gold March 7 in the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing in the women’s 15-kilometre classic-ski race. (Nordiq Canada image)
The goose on the animal trail. (Contributed by Brendan MacIntosh)
The goose on the animal trail. (Contributed by Brendan MacIntosh)
The goose on the animal trail. (Contributed by Brendan MacIntosh)
The goose on the animal trail. (Contributed by Brendan MacIntosh)
Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)

VIDEO: Revelstoke local turns snowy golf course into cross country ski track

Brett Renaud lives steps away from the golf course, and spends some of his free time grooming tracks

Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)
The podium: Maya Royale (RNSC) gold, Fiona Woodman (RNSC)  silver, Tayte Proulx-Royds (Telemark Nordic) silver, Anna Farbridge (Telemark Nordic) 4th (not pictured), and Emilie Paquin (RNSC) 5th. (Maja Jacob/Revelstoke Nordic)

Revelstoke Nordic Ski club hosts cross country ski trials ahead of BC Winter Games

Sarah Newton Special to the Review Almost perfect conditions greeted the 200…

The podium: Maya Royale (RNSC) gold, Fiona Woodman (RNSC)  silver, Tayte Proulx-Royds (Telemark Nordic) silver, Anna Farbridge (Telemark Nordic) 4th (not pictured), and Emilie Paquin (RNSC) 5th. (Maja Jacob/Revelstoke Nordic)
Laura Derksen braves the cold on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 as she watches her grandson Tim Grant play hockey on a rink ready-made for him. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Frozen Shuswap Lake beautiful but fire chief warns of dangers

Temperatures forecast to warm heading towards weekend

Laura Derksen braves the cold on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 as she watches her grandson Tim Grant play hockey on a rink ready-made for him. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Trees offer protection from the wind on cold days (Britt Bailey)

Kelowna residents stay active amid freezing conditions

With the right layers, it is possible to stay active in all conditions

Trees offer protection from the wind on cold days (Britt Bailey)
Fiona Woodman, one of many local skiers who will be competing on Jan. 2 on vying for a spot to represent the Okanagan Division at the BC Winter Games, racing at the recent Western Canadian Ski Championships. (Contributed by Revelstoke Nordic)

Revelstoke Nordic Ski club to host cross country ski trials ahead of BC Winter Games

Skiers of all ages will be competing at the event on Jan. 2

Fiona Woodman, one of many local skiers who will be competing on Jan. 2 on vying for a spot to represent the Okanagan Division at the BC Winter Games, racing at the recent Western Canadian Ski Championships. (Contributed by Revelstoke Nordic)
In response to a cold front moving in, the annual Larch Hills lantern ski event planned for Dec. 29 has been postponed to Jan. 8. (Brad Calkins photo)

Icy evening outing averted with postponement of Larch Hills lantern ski event

Salmon Arm: colder temperatures on the way but record-breaking lows not anticipated

In response to a cold front moving in, the annual Larch Hills lantern ski event planned for Dec. 29 has been postponed to Jan. 8. (Brad Calkins photo)
Natalie Wilkie of Salmon Arm, pictured competing in the 1.5km cross country sprints during the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. (File photo)

Salmon Arm sharpshooter Natalie Wilkie wins biathlon silver at Para Nordic World Cup

Wilkie won two gold medals in races earlier this week

Natalie Wilkie of Salmon Arm, pictured competing in the 1.5km cross country sprints during the 2018 Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. (File photo)
Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)

Snow blankets Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna

Big White’s winter season opens on Nov. 25

Big White's Village Centre at 11:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. (Screen shot)