Night Moves at Whistler Blackcomb: the most fun you can have with the lightson
Whistler, B.C., December 8, 2003 – After great success last season, nightskiing, riding and sliding will return to Blackcomb Mountain as a part of’Night Moves.’ Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting December 18, NightMoves will feature a new and improved rail park, and a local favorite, theKing of the Rails competition.
“Night Moves and the King of the Rails competition were really popular lastyear, so we decided to bring them back,” said Christopher Nicolson, WhistlerBlackcomb Public Relations manager. “It’s great for people who work all dayand want to ride rails at night, and for people who just can’t get enough ofthe terrain park. It’s also a great place to try another sport for thefirst time. We’ve seen skiers come to Night Moves to try snowboarding, andvice versa.”
The new Night Moves rail park features include a Mini Rainbow rail, completewith a 15 feet long by 3 feet high rail, C-boxes, jib boxes and pyramidfeatures.
Night Moves starts at 5:00pm and runs until 9:00pm. It will not operate onChristmas night, but will be open additional days during the holidays:December 28, 29, 30 and 31. The cost is $5 for adults, and $4 for kids 12and under. The King of the Rail competition is an additional $2, and takesplace at 6:00 on the following dates: Dec. 27; Jan. 17, 31; Feb. 14, 28; and Mar. 13, 20.
Tobogganing will be allowed in a designated Kids Area. Please note thatthis is the only time tobogganing is allowed on ski runs during and afteroperating hours. Snowskates and snowbikes will also be allowed to ride thechairlift, and 18 Below restaurant at Base 2 will be open for drinks andsnacks.
Whistler Blackcomb is owned and operated by Intrawest Corporation.Intrawest Corporation(IDR:NYSE; ITW:TSX) is the leading developer and operator ofvillage-centered resorts across North America. The company owns ninemountain resorts, including Whistler Blackcomb, North America’s most popularmountain resort. Intrawest also owns Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort inFlorida and has a premier vacation ownership business, Club Intrawest. Thecompany has a 45 per cent interest in Alpine Helicopters Ltd., owner ofCanadian Mountain Holidays, the largest heli-skiing operation in the world.Intrawest is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and is located onthe World Wide Web at www.intrawest.com