Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
12 THE ISTHBRIDCE HE5AIC Thursday. January 1, 1973 Kimberley Ski Area has everything-but crowds TC inter U'ondprlnnd Week or -weekend deal? offer packages holiday package plans :c-r ski- ers at Klm'rerley. and lift tickets sntrt at s: 5) per perscc at the. Sylvia Vc-rei. tin all are extra. F-i-r M.5 mccancns with kitchen iacill- The Alpine criers ac- ccmmodatitns five cays. da; stay The. most erntensive acc-i-nt- may "r? -ad ti: tre 1.- tier mcr> viry r. eTper.se irom Sc at the Ir_-_ tcr tl-.ree t-a acc-jmmccatic-j arc M'ur.min Lccce and stlo a: the e-.-i and tcse c: all li.'tj are 5.5 tterscr. -_r.- -_-.e are of 13 m-ist pay >4 cr. th.e and st; on days. ire S1'1 cer t-rrs-tn A may be -ur- chisec for V.TO adm-j and' all t'arriy memr.'Srs under the ars The plans to stvle itself after a ski i ,v' village complete nitli new store fronts and main street mall icith fountains, gardens and even a small stream. DV LARRV BE.VXETT Herald Jlatf Wriier It's a mystery. Everything necessary to make a sensation- al ski resort is available at the Kiacbtrley Ski Area. Every- thing, that is. but nn. unbearable crowd. Duri-r. the bn; Year's weekend skiing conditions bor- dered or. excellent. The aver- age daily terr.perattrre was; 2-1 -itj. clear blue sky and sun- Sunday end raoderate c-'ends snc-.v Sat- urday ana Mcr.dav. A skLii o: treh snow fell nightly. the ski condi- tions for the rev. oay. Vet only abeut KO cersans per day made use o: t---.1 t-bar arc 7 cha_- lifts. c-c'ald h-ave handled rnany mc-re '.vith ease. Uf: lines. iThicr. appeared to be Ic-cz. v.-ere at a rue-id pace. Skiers had only to utes tc heard tit; lifts for a re- Emile Cv'-anc. area man- ager, t-tld The Herald the n-am- t-sr c: skners usL-g the t'arih- ties the past hoLrlav sea- son v--as mere man d-cur-le the same time. Steepness view exceptional faU-Ihe slu- ing on a moderately sleep and oiien very narrow trail Less challenging, but equally enjoyable skiing can also bo found on ihe run called Main. v.'hich rvr.s dovn the mountain between the t-bar and the chair-lift. The Main run is than the N'orth ar.d oiiers more thari i-i miles of n'eH-Erwmed siding. Other trails vary in difficulty ard widths, but all provide good skiing: and conditions. Dicing the past weekerd. slope packing nachises were constantly in use on the trails to provide well tracked- aixi reasonably mogul Ire? ski- ing conditions. Kimberley Ski Area has three specially cesisrjed slors srwrn- -i a ma1 ti- 3-r-1 The North Bov.l run rr.> v.'hirh. says Cochand. "are used as much as possible ever -.it car." a', the resor. are HVrmirory style ttcns 5) are avail- able at rssort Meals icr i-rcge f-ests are served in day also eat. Tcod offere-rl at the day or in the Icimge. is ex- cellent and priced. The sot-'ps. chl> cm all home made Meat fcr hct ireec and turkey sas-iv.-lches all ccmes from laree rc-asts rr w'ole Ucrkey-s prepared in kitrhe- net taken frc-tn tags cr cans of frxvis." said dejtmed r-rirriarily tor skiing equipment and adjusting bindings for skiers who discov- er their birw'inzi aren't work- ing properly. The shop is also equipped- to do minor repairs on skis. Roma! equipment available at the ski shop includes bcots. poles "fibre glass and rr.elal skis. Rales vary from lor the metal or fibre glass skis alone to 55.CO for a cotnrlete ski outfit consisting of boots ar_d polss. -V.l rental skis are equipped v.-lth step-in safery bindings are adjusred to the ski- er's v.eijth; a.id sH ability be- fore ITS takes them from the shrp. Features Cochand saic- there are rr.ar.y things help to make KirnberSej- O ?ki boasts tho 1 o c e s t [-car sk: lift la 9 The resort is located 03 lino leased from the Citv c: Kirar-erlev and is built on Star Mountain, the site of ary ntininc clajjns. iro easy reach oi area ratrrrs the city centre is m'les read cay .I'Cg? at r-ase t? by the r. -j s 5 1 Mr. graphic location lhan Kimber- ley, but is not an incorporated city." he said. Spectacular scenery is also a benefit to be derived irom ski- ing at the resort. "From the lop of the moun- tain on a clear day a skier can easily see pans of r.vo prov- inces iBriiish Columbia and Al- berta 1 and segmcnrs o' three slates (Montana. Idaho, ana Wash in e t says Mr Cochand. From raicVay CCUTI t h e mountain there is also a fan- tastic o; the ciiy of Kim- berley v.ith the Rocky- Moun- tains in the background. Future GroTrth pcter.tial for the ski resort seems unlimited, ci iVar acciticna! ski UfLS. a sniall ski village ard possibly a con- dcmlzi'-Ltn to area ccrnplecc in a t'cur-phase program al- ready under stlary T-e to-.vr. itsilf is begirrimg to car-rune the spirit ci a ski vil- lage A c'urrent plan cr.Hs for the redeccration ot all city cen- tre s-trres and businesses to a Bavarian style. store trerts t.i rr? cotnrletec- bv said b. acditica to sto-e fronts Mr. said tre main street cl us to..n be closed io arid convert- ed to ma'l hke park v-..tli tc'cr.ta.ns. gardens a li. ksertng the Ba- theme planned Jty the to-.- Mr tcld Ker- alr employees ot the sk: area als.i 're Bavariji ccctuti-es ;_-..-: t't-5 l-ctmr; h the day iccgs b; reiecoraterl in "tth the 9 2 CHAIR 5MAM8O 4POSA SMIDN1GHT 4STEMWINCER SSUCKHORN CHAIR Kk' T BAR PONY EXPRESS'2 EDiY LODGE PATROL ROCKY WIN. LQ3GE H ROCKY MTN. 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If you art planning to altend lupper at Ihe eoit oF S; 35 contact Florenea WoVelln at 327-5171 by Fr-day January 5. llvv can I t-: in time a-n .t t0 certain i.elds anl reterra.s peop.o ere. i.rl tro nlrcady occur ia the legal pro- r.-.-: .1 >recia'.i7.iticr. m.iv ;-_ a c- in [r.o bic. c-i'y. b-jt I-.T. t t.mc, fort Macleod ,said. THORNE, GUNN CO. AND COMPUTER ACCOUNTING MANAGEMENT LTD. WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JAN. 5th, 1973 out of respect for the late MR. A. W. BELL, F.C.A.