Snowboarding

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Ontario’s Ski Hills Are Awesome

We’re truly blessed as snowboarders and skiers. Barrie has access to world-class hills and facilities, just a short drive away. But Mount St. Louis is just one part of an amazing province. Ontario has so much to offer. Take a look at some of the local hills: Name Trails Lifts Capacity per hour Skiable Acres …

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4 Apps That Take Better Action Shots While Skiing or Snowboarding

If you bring your smartphone to go skiing or snowboarding in Barrie, you’ve probably tried to snap a few action shots using the camera. Today’s cell phone cameras are getting better at breakneck speed and you can take some pretty cool action shots while you’re out on the hill. Here is a list of 4 …

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Barrie Skiers and Snowboarders: Sale Price on Edge Pass until Nov 3

Attention bargain hunting skiers and snowboarders in Barrie: Act now to take advantage of early bird pricing on our new Edge Pass. MSLM’s new EDGE Pass is back on sale for only $99 +HST. Our EDGE Pass is available for anyone aged 6 and up. It is a mid-week pass valid Monday – Friday but …

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Come Check Us Out at the 2013 Snow Show This Weekend

As much as we love Barrie, ski and snowboarding’s biggest show is in Mississauga this weekend. So we’re making a road trip. We are pumped for the 2013 Snow Show this weekend. Come see how happy we are! You can check us out at booth 424&422, at the International Centre Hall 5, Mississauga, starting Oct …

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Skiing or Snowboarding on a Budget? The World’s Best Ski Resort Values

Of course we’re biased, but we think we’re the Barrie area’s best value when it comes to affordable ski resorts. But we digress… If you’re looking to go abroad this year, you may be wondering where the best bang for your buck on the globe is. Chris Gill and Dave Watts, editors of “Where to …

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How to Dress for Barrie’s Ski and Snowboard Season

Fall is here in Barrie and most of us are in clothing purgatory—not warm enough for shorts, too warm for a jacket. Wearing snowboarding or ski clothing is a few months away. But it’s never too early to start looking at next season’s gear. Some retailers have pre-ski season sales over the fall months, so …

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Does Waterskiing Help You Stay in Shape for Ski Season

The good thing about living in the Barrie area is you’re so close to skiing and snowboarding in the winter, while being close to lakes in the summer. That means, you can keep your skills sharp by waterskiing over the summer. But does this really work? On the simplest level, waterskiing and wakeboarding are absolutely …

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Why All Snowboarders Should Watch “The Crash Reel”

All Barrie area snowboarders have a summer homework assignment. Watch the movie The Crash Reel. You have probably heard of it. The film’s official synopsis describes it as, “This eye-popping film seamlessly combines twenty years of stunning action footage with new specially-shot verité footage and interviews as it follows U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce and …

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Tips for Buying Used Snowboard or Skiing Equipment Online

Like used cars, there are some people who think you’re crazy to buy used sporting goods—while others think you’re crazy not to. The Barrie and area has lots of skiers and snowboarders, so it’s worth looking at Craigslist and Kijiji just to see what’s up there. When you’re looking online, remember two important things. The …

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Skiers and Snowboarders: Keep Your Legs in Shape with These Exercises

It’s July and snow season seems like a long ways away. Ontario’s skiing and snowboarding community is currently dormant, while hopefully not letting their legs get too atrophied. To make sure that your legs are ready when the weather gets cold again, try these exercises to make sure your body is ready for ski and …

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