So you want to know how to snowboard for beginners, eh? The first thing to wrap your head around is that it’s not easy. Even if you’re an OK skier, learning to snowboard can be a challenge. But the cool thing is that, once you get over that initial hump, you’ve got one more thing … Continue reading Learn How To Snowboard For Beginners
Of course, you can hike year-round, but many of us are fair-weather hikers. And summer’s almost here! But avid and occasional hikers alike have a similar problem before their first outing every year. What do I take hiking? Part of the problem is that the climate in Southern Ontario gives us a bit of everything, … Continue reading 9 Items for Your “What to Take Hiking” List
The best part of enjoying a self-guided pub crawl through Blue Mountain Village is that you won’t need any high-powered GPS apps to find where you’re going. It’s amazing the different flavours in food and refreshments that you can find in a relatively small area. Stops on a Blue Mountain Village Pub Crawl While the … Continue reading A Self-Guided Pub Crawl Through Blue Mountain Village
If you’re looking for some great hiking near Toronto, you’re only an hour and a half away from Blue Mountain’s hiking trails and series of multi-use trails. If you’ve never hiked anywhere along the Niagara Escarpment, get ready for a whole new level of challenge and enjoyment. Blue Mountain’s Hiking Trails Starting with four dedicated … Continue reading Hiking Near Toronto: The Best Trails In Blue Mountain
If you’re thinking about getting into snowboarding, it is a fun, exhilarating and very social activity. And choosing a snowboard that’s the right size is crucial if you want to enjoy all that snowboarding offers. But answering the question of “what size snowboard do I need?” does not always have a direct answer. The traditional … Continue reading What Size Snowboard Do I Need?
In less time it takes to wait for a flight, and for a lot less than the cost of a plane ticket, you could be in Blue Mountain for March Break. And you’ll find just as many things to do there as anywhere in the world! Happenings in Blue Mountain During March Break If you’re … Continue reading What to Do During March Break in Blue Mountain
It doesn’t look blue. It doesn’t make you feel blue; on the contrary, as a ski resort area, there are lots of ‘uplifting’ activities. So why is Blue Mountain called Blue Mountain? While there is an answer to the question, it gets a little complicated. First, the only location in Ontario that lays claim to … Continue reading Why Is Blue Mountain Called Blue Mountain?
If you’re ever wondering what to do in Blue Mountain, the area offers lots of great hiking trails. But what many hikers don’t know is that, if they never learned how to pack a hiking backpack, they may not be enjoying their hikes to the fullest. And if you plan a full-on backpacking trip, the … Continue reading How to Pack a Hiking Backpack
If you’re planning a trip from Toronto to Blue Mountain, the perfect escape from the city awaits you. As part of the Niagara Escarpment, Blue Mountain is an excellent destination for a winter or summer weekend getaway or a week-long vacation. Located near Georgian Bay, just west of Collingwood, Ontario, the Blue Mountain Ski Resort … Continue reading Toronto to Blue Mountain: The Perfect Escape from the City
It might be the best outdoor aerobic activity that’s exclusive to winter. If you’re ever wondering what to do in Blue Mountain in winter, it’s also a great way to explore the area in ways that you can’t do at any other time of year. But if you don’t know what to wear for cross-country … Continue reading What to Wear for Cross-Country Skiing