You’re all probably wondering
what’s happening in Badlands this season? Well
– I don’t have all the details yet – but I do have a few little tidbits that I
can share… Let’s start with this…
You might be wondering why I am
showing you a photo of a summer attraction – especially a summer attraction
that no longer exists. This is the Raft-Rider tube ride, you see it when you go
up the Century Express Chair (the 6-pack to skiers left of Badlands),
after years of operation it was decided to retire this attraction. Again,
you’re probably thinking “so what”….
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<![endif][if !vml]This is the Raft-Rider now...
This photo is from this morning…
Hmmm, that’s a bunch of empty
space now…. On the other side of the Century Express lift is where the safety
centre lived (that portable that gave you your park pass), well we decided it
was in the way. Now you go to the administration building (where you get your
season pass) to pick up your park pass. Yes, you still need one, but you can
pick up your park pass and your season pass at the same time.
Here’s the empty space where the
portable used to be….
This photo is looking up into
the now empty space that was the water slide from the right hand side of the
Badlands chair. If I squint I can see a future rail line there…..
With all this space empty the
plan is to add some terrain and features to Badlands.
There are also plans for new rails as soon as I have some details I will pass
them along. We’re also busy planning for all the events that are taking place
this winter starting with the Frozen Rail Jam on December 15 and finishing up
the season with the Triple Challenge in March! http://www.triplechallenge.ca
We’re looking forward to a great
season, get out there and do that snow dance to Ullar. It’s snowing out my
window right now and the Farmers Almanac is calling for cold temperatures and
snow at the end of November – let’s trust those farmers know what they are