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When Panorama gets covered by newspapers, magazines, television stations and bloggers you will be able to find out the scoop even if the media does not reach your area of residence.

Winter 2016 - Ski Canada Magazine - Best of Skiing in Canada

Ski Canada contibutors, readers, staff - and the people at resorts who aren't afraid to poke fun at themselves - are proud to show off some of what makes skiing in this country so special. 

Panorama drew accolades for;
Best Grooming
Best Highway - as part of the Powder Highway
Best Place to see the Light - for thos gorgeous shots of the Aurora Borealis by Stephan Malette
Best Family Resort
Best Way to Connect - for the new Taynton Ridge traverse  

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Winter 2016 - Ski Canada Magazine - An Unusual Year 

Andrew Findlay found that the 2015 snow season made the search for powder at Fernie, Panorama and Kicking Horse a challenge of surprises.  

March 21, 2016 - BC Living - 5 Ways to Get Your Ski Groove Back On 

Shiela Hansen takes a five step approach to getting your ski groove back and making the most of that long-overdue mountain getaway.  

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February 24, 2016 - BuzzFeed - 12 Mountain Town Bars That Will Quench Your Thirst This Winter 

The Summit Hut tops this list of thirst quenching establishments with it's lofty location and liquor-filled, specialty hot chocolates.   

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February 24, 2016 - Family Fun Canada - Finding Mountain Magic at Panorama Mountain Resort: On the Slopes, and Off! 

Amanda McKay, with kids and hubby in tow, discovered a magical family escape as they skied, dined and explored Panorama and the Columbia Valley.  

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January 18, 2016 - Elevation Outdoors - Cruising Canada's Powder Highway 

Melissa McGibbon laid her first tracks at Panorama and discovered "a powder playground spanning nearly 3,000 acres with a 4,000-foot vertical rise. The expansive terrain may leave you wondering if you have the place to yourself."

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January 12, 2016 - Get Out There - 7 All-Canadian Winter Adventures 

The Summit Hut heli-fondue features as part of this exciting list of all-Canadian winter adventures that say no to hibernation this snow season. 

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January 06, 2016 - Calgary Sun - Family-friendly fun at Panorama Mountain Resort 

Ty Pilson takes a family approach to a Panorama ski vacation and finds that from the Disocvery Zone to the steeps of Taynton Bowl, there is terrain for every type of adventurer and that progression is a key factor in the experience. 

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February 25, 2015 - Toronto Star - Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia: Schussing down Canada's Powder Highway

Kristen Kent explores the Powder Highway form the perspective of an avid Ontario skier and discovers that "you can find the best kind of adventures here" and that Panorama is "just wild British Columbia".

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January 29, 2015 - Calgary Sun Snow Scene - Playing at Panorama

Al Charest returns after years away to find a "vibrant mountain village, unbelievable glades, excellent snow coverage and uncrowded slopes."

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January 29, 2015 - Calgary Herald Real Estate - Ski-in, ski-out of new lots at Panorama.

Claire Young interviews new Trappers Ridge home owners to see why they choose Panorama for their retirement/vacation home. Being able to walk to both the ski slopes and golf course was a huge factor.

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January 29, 2015 - Vitamin Daily - Panorama-RAMA!

Amy Dillon makes her first ever ski trip to Panorama, strike that - her first ski trip ever! Amy had a chance to experience the New Discovery Zone as a first time skier and some of the best that Panorama has to offer.

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October 25, 2014 - UK's The Guardian - Your guide to new ski holidays for the 2014-15 season

Panorama was the only Canadian ski resort mentioned along with other prestigious resorts around the world including from the following countries: France, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Italy, and USA.

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August 1, 2014 - UK's Daily Telegraph - Best Canadian Ski Resorts

In an article in the UK's Daily Telegraph about the best ski resorts in Canada, Panorama received the following accolades:

  • Panorama is ranked Canada’s BEST family resort.
  • Panorama is ranked #2 all-rounder resort.
  • Panorama is ranked #2 for ski in / ski out lodging.

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August 1, 2014 - Columbia Valley Pioneer - Panorama Adds New Chairlift

Panorama Mountain Village is adding a new quad chairlift this summer, helping make more terrain at the ski hill accessible to novice skiers.

The new Doppelmayr lift, part of more than $10 million the resort is spending on upgrades this summer, will take skiers and riders up to beginner-friendly terrain below Founder’s Ridge next season.

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May 8, 2014 - Calgary Herald - B.C. recreation mecca bouncing back from recent recession - Marty Hope

There are signs, albeit early ones, that the favourite four-season playground for Calgarians is recuperating from its battle to overcome the malaise brought on by the economic recession that severely weakened it over the past half-dozen years.

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April 23, 2014 - Inside Golf - Greywolf Golf Course Opens New Clubhouse This Summer

Greywolf golf course opens May 16 and is currently undergoing huge changes in preparation for the grand opening of its new clubhouse this summer.

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March 13, 2014 - Edmonton Sun - Superhero weekend in Panorama - Aaron Taylor

Skiing and snowboarding can make you feel like a superhero; unfortunately the weather involved with the activity usually leaves you wearing something other than your best crime-fighting tights.

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March 8, 2014 - Calgary Herald - Ready and able: Skiers facing physical challenges hitting slopes with help of equipment - Andrew Penner

Andrew Penner connected with Canadian Para Alpine Ski Team (CPAST ) member Josh Dueck during the International Paralympic Committee World Cup Race at Panorama just before the Paralympic games in Sochi Russia.

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March 1, 2014 - Calgary Herald - Panorama's Evolution Continues - Barb Livingstone

Like Muskoka is to Toronto, Panorama is to Calgary. Find out why Panorama is considered to be the favorite second home to Albertans.   Read more>

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March 1, 2014 - Winnipeg Free Press - Perfect Panorama - Rob Knodel

Rob enjoys a great return to Panorama while experiencing deep snow, big smiles, athlete inspiration and resort aspirations.  Read more>

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February 13, 2014 - Calgary Herald - Snow won't let up in mountains - Gwendolyn Richards

Wintry weather in the mountains is welcome news to those planning to hit the slopes this weekend as area hills report the powder is piling up.  Read more>

February 12, 2014 - The Calgary Sun - Panorama: worth the drive - Daniel Austin

Snow Scene writer Daniel Austin questions why he hadn’t made the trip to Panorama sooner after having an amazing weekender vacay just 3.5 hours from Calgary. Read more>

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February 12, 2014 - SBC Resort Guide - 40cm Overnight at Panorama - Chris Holvey

Panorama, B.C. has had its biggest overnight snowfall in 10 years last night. Over 40cms and counting of light, dry powder make for optimal riding conditions with even more fresh powder in the forecasts. Read more>

February 08, 2014 - Calgary Herald - Family drawn to Panoramic views - Claire Young

Golf, skiing and a warm lake kept luring a Cochrane family back to the Windermere Valley in B.C. for year-round play trips. When Trappers Ridge opened at Panorama Mountain Village near Invermere, Randall and Kimberly Shapkin decided it was their time to build a weekend home. "Our family has a few big hobbies," says Randall. Read more>

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February 5, 2014 - Metro News - What a winter fun-derland - Kathy Buckworth

Panorama. From hardcore powder hounds to high-end dining aficionados, this B.C. mountain resort has something for everyone. Read more>

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February 2, 2014 - The Province - Panorama offers a big, beautiful picture

It's a long haul by automobile from Vancouver to Panorama Mountain Village (a lot more enjoyable if you fly and take the shuttle). But once you get there, you'll find a surprisingly vast ski resort that not a lot of people make the effort to get to.  Read more>

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January 31, 2014 - The Calgary Sun - Idyllic Trappers Ridge sure to pique your interest - Mark Crown

If a ski-in, ski-out vacation home at the base of a premier mountain resort sounds like a dream come true, Trappers Ridge — the newly announced development at Panorama Mountain Village — is worth considering. Read more>

The Calgary Sun - Idyllic Trappers Ridge sure to pique your interest (Link)

January 29, 2014 - The Vancouver Sun - Panorama's glades, powder and fall-line skiing rank among best - Steven Threndyle

Panorama Mountain Village lives up to its name. Designed for intimacy by master resort architect Eldon Beck, the resort embraces you with an easy, laid-back vibe. Panorama has a range of ski-in/ski-out accommodations and — unique to Panorama — you can dip your feet in western Canada’s largest assortment of outdoor hot tubs and pools. Read more>

The Vancouver Sun - Panorama's glades, powder and fall-line skiing rank among best (Link)

January 27, 2014 - Snowshoe Magazine - Panorama Mountain Village: The Happiest Place in BC - Steph Florian

Pristine and secluded, Panorama Mountain Village is BC’s best kept secret. Nestled between three giants, the Bugaboos, Purcells and Rockies along the “Powder Highway,” upon arrival it feels as if you have been dropped into Never-Never Land. The unique appeal of Panorama is infinite. Some say it’s the people and some say the 360-degree panoramic views. For others it’s the fresh, untouched powder runs. Comparable to the vibe of a European resort, the staff at Panorama are all smiles. More than a few admit, they will never leave. Those who have gone searching for a better wonderland found no such place and then returned. Read more>

Snowshoe Magazine - Panorama Mountain Village: The Happiest Place in BC (Link)

January 21, 2014 - Business in Vancouver - Ski hills focus on building capacity; Tofino resort sale on hold - Peter Mitham

Real estate writer Peter Mitham takes a temperature check on BC recreational home properties and focuses on Panorama after speaking with Panorama President and CEO Steve Paccagnan. Read more online>

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January 18, 2014 - Edmonton Sun - Home away from home - Mark Crown

Snow Scene writer Mark Crown gives readers the inside scoop on Panorama's newest residential neighbourhood Trappers Ridge after speaking with developer Rick Jensen. Read more online>

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January 17, 2014 - USA Today - 10 spectacular ski resort pools and hot tubs - Graham Averill

Let's be honest: You can only ski so much in a single day. You hit first chair, you scarfed down lunch on the lift and ran laps on that blue groomer until you got dizzy. Good for you. Now you need to relax. And relaxation on a ski trip means finding the swankiest hot tub or heated pool and soaking until you turn into a raisin. To help you in perfecting post-pub après, we've found ten of the most spectacular ski resort pools in the world. Think 360-degree views and hot spring-fed tubs. But be forewarned: As your ski trip progresses, you might find yourself spending more time soaking in the pool than skiing the slopes. Not that there's anything wrong with that. At least, not if you're soaking in one of these pools. Read more>

USA Today - 10 spectacular ski resort pools and hot tubs (Link)

December 2013 - Doctor's Review - Flying through the Snow - Dr. Brad Bowin

An Ontario psychiatrist boards a chopper for fresh powder and thrills at Panorama Mountain Village. Brad shares his experience of his third visit to Panorama with focus on heliskiing and the steeps & deeps of Taynton Bowl.

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October 30, 2013 - Vancouver Sun - Paralympians warm up for Sochi 2014 on new Panorama course - Steven Threndyle

2014 is not just a year for Olympic athletes to compete in Sochi, Russia. Similar to the 2010 Winter Games, the Paralympic Winter Games will take place from March 7 to 16. Before that, many Paralympians will be travelling to Panorama Mountain Village for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Cup. The 10-day competition features Alpine Paralympic athletes who will journey to Panorama from around the globe and begin training on the mountain mid-November, 2013. Read more >

Vancouver Sun - Paralympians warm up for Sochi 2014 on new Panorama course (Link)

October 26, 2013 - Calgary Herald - Higher Ground - Gerald Vander Pyl

Learn about how Panorama is bucking the trend by moving forward with big plans for the village and mountain. There are a lot of developments happening on the resort and the writer captures the excitement nicely.

 

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October 25, 2013 - Calgary Herald - Out the front door and onto the ski lift - Claire Young

Eldon and Dianne Trach, who are long-time Panorama recreationalists and one of the first families to invest in a new home to be built in the new Trapper’s Ridge subdivision, share their story of anticipation for the new development.

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so, what are you waiting for?

Grab your ski boots and book your vacation now!