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Places & Faces: Apex

Apex is located outside of Penticton BC.  It has some great amenities and clever ideas that can credited to the gentlemen in the photo:  James Shalman (middle) arrived at Apex in 2001 and Shawn Witty (right) a few years before that.  Shawn also serves on the  CWSAA technical committee for BC  (thank you Shawn). Apex…

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Places & Faces: Whitewater

Whitewater Ski Resort is close enough to Nelson BC in the Kootenays that folks will dash to the mountain to take 2 runs at lunch.  Colby Lehman, Outside Ops Manager and Rebeckah Hornung, Marketing guru, are just two of the folks that make this place great. Matt Kastrukoff is the maintenance manager at Whitewater. A…

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Places & Faces: Lake Louise

Anticipation can not help but build as one approaches Lake Louise from the west.  The ski area boldly greets all travellers as they leave BC and enter Alberta on Hwy #1. Chief Operating Officer Rick Werner explains that Lake Louise lies within Improvement District #9 (ID9).  It extends from Banff National Park boundary gate to gate,…

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A Friendly Face

CWSAA had the opportunity to meet with the man…Mr. Warren Sparks. He is alleged to be retired.  But often he is found squirreled away in a Doppelmayr lift terminal somewhere playing with electric circuits. Warren continues to be exceptionally giving of his time. He is generous with his ski industry knowledge to anyone that asks,…