Many businesses have been affected in a historic wildfire season on the West Coast of the United States and Canada. This includes ski resorts, as some have had to temporarily on summer operations. According to Ski Area Management, Baldy Mountain Resort in British Columbia is giving up on this summer altogether. On August Fourth, the mountain in Canada announced they would not reopen the mountain after having to evacuate the resort and surrounding towns on July 24’th due to the Nk’Mip Creek Fire. An official statement from Baldy Mountain Resort is below:
“Due to the ongoing wildfire situation and evacuation order in place for our community, we have made the difficult decision to suspend our summer operations for the remainder of the summer season. We look forward to welcoming you back at the start of our winter season.
2021-22 Season Passes are still on sale and available for purchase through our website.
Be Fire Smart & Stay Safe!”
This was the first summer that Baldy Mountain Resort had summer operations. They featured lift-accessed hiking and sightseeing, a BBQ restaurant, volleyball sand courts, horseshoes, and disc golfs. During the winter, the mountain features thirty-five runs, 240 acres of glades, four lifts, and nordic trails. Baldy Mountain Resort is expecting to reopen for the winter season and is still promoting its season passes.
Image Credits: Baldy Mountain Resort