Registration open now for North Star Ski-Mo Race

It’s time once more for the annual North Star Ski-Mo Race, where alpine sport enthusiasts vie for a grand prize — a half-week trip to Boulder Hut Adventures next year, valued at $1810.

The race takes place at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 15 in the Kimberley Alpine Resort plaza. Racers will make their way up the skin track along the Boundary run all the way to the Kootenay Haus, before transitioning out of their skins and skiing back down to the plaza.

The goal is to complete the whole race in under two hours.

All AT-gear, split boards, and telemark skis are welcome in the event, though cross-country skis are not. The event promises a friendly and fun atmosphere and encourages competitors to come dressed up as there will a prize awarded for the best costume. It’s also a great opportunity to introduce yourself to the sport.

Helmets are required and there is a mandatory safety meeting at 10:45 a.m. at the start line — make sure you come ready to race. Awards and prizes will be presented at the Stemwinder following the race.

Registration is open now and can be found by searching North Star Ski-Mo 2020 at Early bird registration is $20 or you can pay $25 the day of the race.

For more information contact 250-427-4881 or email events


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

New tee pads installed at Wycliffe Disc Golf Course, new course built near Radium

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the East Kootenay Disc Golf Club… Continue reading

Kimberley paramedics share experiences working during COVID

Paramedics are among those workers who were unable to work from home… Continue reading

Ktunaxa elder leaves legacy of courage, resilience and mentorship

Herman Alpine helped Ktunaxa move on from Residential School era, was key in revitalization of language

Work set to begin on passing lane near Jaffray

The province says work will soon begin on a westbound passing lane… Continue reading

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Canada to the test

How much do you know about our country?

The pandemic is widening Canada’s workplace gender gap

Gender pay gap is incentivizing fathers to work while mothers watch children, a new B.C. study has found

Almost 99% less land in B.C. burned this year compared to 2018

2018 was the worst year on record for wildfires

B.C. orders Coastal GasLink to stop pipeline construction near protected wetlands

The 670-kilometre pipeline is planned to transport natural gas from northeast B.C. to Kitimat

B.C. tent camps persist as hotels, housing bought for homeless

Current estimate 40 camps, homeless counts stalled by COVID-19

VIDEO: Trio of orphaned Alberta grizzly bear cubs find new home at Vancouver zoo

The Alberta cubs’ mother was killed by hunters and would have otherwise been euthanized, zoo says

VIDEO: Racist ‘cotton’ comment by B.C. student generates outrage online, response by school

Administrator says ‘no doubt that implicit and overt discrimination is present’ in schools

Recent COVID-19 hotspots show ‘cases can reemerge at anytime’ in Canada, feds warn

Njoo said the recent increase in reproductive number brings home the importance of watching for outbreaks

Inside the undefined world of a Rainbow Family gathering in B.C.

Celebrations are underway to mark the annual gathering of the controversial Rainbow Family of Living Light

Singh calls on Trudeau to address systemic racism in police forces

Singh said Trudeau needs to move on specific actions including reviewing the RCMP budget

Most Read