Silver Star First Canadian Resort Accepted into Powder Alliance
Season pass holders will now get 36x FREE DAYS at Powder Alliance ski resorts
Wrightwood, CA and Vernon, BC – June 16, 2014: The Powder Alliance, North America’s premiere multi-resort season pass, announced today that it is expanding into Canada with the addition of Silver Star Ski Resort in Vernon, B.C. An exclusive collection of specialty ski resorts known for having the greatest powder stashes on the continent, the Powder Alliance represents 13 resorts with a combined total of 10,653 centimetres of annual fresh powder and 20,869 acres of skiable terrain.
State-of-the-Art Technology Addtions to Double Diamond
Double Diamond Repairs adds an impressive new line-up of technology this season with a state-of-the-art Board & Ski Tuner, Waxing Machine and Binding Calibrator. The new technology will not only improve the precision tuning options offered at our ski and board shop, but will also significantly speed up wait times for equipment. Drop it off before lunch and be ready to ride shortly after.
The new technology represents a major investment not only in the repair shop, but in the customer service and experience we can offer to our guests.
Former Australian Interschools Event Manager recruited to head Canadian Interschools Snowsports Program 2015
May 18, 2014 – VERNON, BC and MELBOURNE, VIC. Silver Star Mountain Resort announced today the launch of the Family Snowsports Academy Canada (FSAC). The four-week pre-season training program is specifically designed to meet the needs of promising skiers and snow boarders competing in Interschool Snowsports competitions throughout Australia.
Silver Star introduces “The Zone”
New this season, “The Zone” is Silver Star’s new learning and winter play centre. The newly expanded Learning Zone will feature wider, gentler slopes for beginners, groomed to allow for progressive learning right beside the village. The Jib Zone will offer an introductory park area for learning small rails and other park features. And the Air Zone will be the icing on the cake with a Katal Air bag operating on Friday and Saturday evenings by the Silver Star Freestyle Club. There will be a small fee to use the air-bag - more details to come.
Heli-ski from your doorstep at Silver Star this season – on mountain heli-skiing returns!
Enjoy something truly special this winter as we introduce you to an awe-inspiring 117,000 acres of majestic alpine & tree-skiing in the Monashee Mountains, the likes of which you simply can’t experience anywhere else. Get picked up and dropped off on-mountain, right at the resort, and enjoy run after run of skiing paradise.
Day skiing packages – Enjoy 117,000 acres of majestic alpine & tree-skiing in the Monashee Mountains with Kingfisher Heliskiing. Our day Heliskiing program includes pick-up and drop-off right at Silver Star Mountain Resort. Seats are available from December 26, 2013 through January 15, 2014. There is limited space so book your seat early.
Silver Star Day Heliskiing includes:
For dates, packages and booking info contact our Guest Services Team and Information Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All-Inclusive Pass Extended for 2013/14
Back by popular demand, all alpine season pass and alpine day tickets holders not only gain access to the resort’s 115 lift-serviced runs, but gain unlimited access to all Nordic trails, snowshoe trails, Tube Town Adventure Park, and ice skating at Brewer’s Pond.
My1Pass is Canada’s first all-inclusive lift ticket and season pass. Pass holders can ski/board over 3000 acres of incredible terrain, XC Ski 55km of groomed world-class trails, Snowshoe 16km of dedicated snowshoe trails through giant Christmas tree forests, Snow Tube at Tube Town Adventure Park, or Ice Skate on our natural frozen mountain pond.
My1Pass is still the best value in Canada with the most inclusions at the best price.
Around the Village
Rental Upgrades - Our customers that utilize our rental service will see a welcome change. A new floor, new racking, and a new configuration that will all greatly enhance the experience all while reducing the wait.
Restaurant Updates - The Cantina at Tubetown will actually become a Cantina – Mexican food! Hopeful our customers and staff will enjoy the variety.
Terrain Park & Snow-Cross Updates for 2013/14
A new skier/boarder cross! Very exciting. It will be lift accessible by the home run T! We are planning on being popular with this new addition to our backyard.
A better, more progressive terrain park. We will be improving features and variety this season to ensure that we have a top level progressive terrain park.
Mountain Katz Restaurant Revamp!
This just in! Mountain Katz restaurant is under completely new management for the coming 2013/14 ski season. The new team is proud to present a tasty and unique new menu. When designing the menu for the winter season they have mixed things up a little; while still having their own take on the mountain classics such as burgers and poutines, they also have a number of new Asian dishes. Along with the new menu they will be providing mountain wide room service including holiday homes, for Breakfast & Dinner. Throughout December all delivery orders over $30 will receive their choice of two free Appies!
Silver Star is now even closer!
With the completion of the highway developments on Hgwy 97, Silver Star Mountain Resort will be a short 55 minute drive from the Kelowna Airport. The new highway will make for a quick, safe and easy trip to the resort, with over 3000 acres of incredible terrain right in your back own back yard – and little to no lift lines.
XC Camps and Dual Mountain Access
In early November the 105 kilometres of trails at Silver Star and Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre come alive as cross-country enthusiasts from around the world converge on the mountain. Silver Star has been dubbed as the best early-snow destination anywhere. The mountain is blessed with consistent early snow and meticulous grooming, and plays host to the Canadian and USA National Cross Country and Biathlon.
Silver Star Mountain Resort and neighbouring Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre provide a Dual Area Cross Country Trail Pass and co-host early season cross country camps. The 'Super Trail System' on Silver Star Mountain is the largest groomed cross-country trail system in Western Canada and second largest in the country. Nordic skiers of all abilities can now access the groomed and track set trails on one pass.
New Technology & Infrastructure for 2013/14
A new Groomer will be added to the grooming fleet at Silver Star this season, improving overall grooming capacity and reducing downtime during maintenance. This means more corduroy grooming each night through the season for our guests to enjoy.
TELUS LTE – Silver Star and Telus have invested heavily this summer to provide our guests with the fastest network access in Canada.