PPK Blog2018-09-20T15:46:00+00:00

Brussel Sprouts + Season Passes?!?

Sep 22, 2018|

This post is about Brussel Sprouts. This is not the name of a ski run or some trick invented in our terrain park.  Nope…we’re talking about the vegetable. Alberta Beef with a PPK Twist A year ago, Chef Alejandro Verdi joined our team, bringing a huge change to the dining experience that we offer.  Trained at the Culinary Art Institute of Vancouver, Alejandro is known locally for his talent in combining flavors and cooking concepts from around the world into simple and delicious food.  A great example is our summer steak nights that we ran from mid-June through the end of August.  A high quality cut of Alberta Beef (from Warner, AB), grilled on our custom made Argentinian style fire grill and topped with a flavorful Chimichurri sauce.  In [...]

‘The Local Hill’

Sep 16, 2018|

This week, we were referred to an open letter posted by Ken Read, one of the original Crazy Canucks, that mentioned Pass Powderkeg and its deep roots as a community ski hill.  As we are about to kick off PPK's 80th season, it is a good reminder to us of the importance of local hills like Pass Powderkeg to communities like ours throughout Canada. 80 years is an amazing accomplishment and we are pleased that the PPK is [...]

Summer Recap

Sep 9, 2018|

With the kids back to school, the temperatures starting to dip and the leaves beginning to turn, it's not hard to see that summer is at an end.  The same goes for our summer operations as we now flip things over to get ready for ski season. Hike & Paint Event This summer, we added many different activities and events and made the leap to being a four season facility; a multi-adventure location to help guests [...]

75 Days Until Skiing *

Aug 27, 2018|

What's with the asterisk(*)?  We'll get back to that. Ski hills around the world struggle with landing an opening date.  Given our ultimate reliance on weather windows to either accumulate or make snow and pack down a base, it is next to impossible to say when any particular hill might be open more than 2 weeks ahead of time.  However, we will work as hard as we can to get you back on the slopes as soon as [...]

Brussel Sprouts + Season Passes?!?

Sep 22, 2018|

This post is about Brussel Sprouts. This is not the name of a ski run or some trick invented in our terrain park.  Nope…we’re talking about the vegetable. Alberta Beef with a PPK Twist A year ago, Chef Alejandro Verdi joined our team, bringing a huge change to the dining experience that we offer.  Trained at the Culinary Art Institute of Vancouver, Alejandro [...]

‘The Local Hill’

Sep 16, 2018|

This week, we were referred to an open letter posted by Ken Read, one of the original Crazy Canucks, that mentioned Pass Powderkeg and its deep roots as a community ski hill.  As we are about to kick off PPK's 80th season, it is a good reminder to us of the importance of local hills like Pass Powderkeg to communities like ours throughout Canada. 80 [...]

Summer Recap

Sep 9, 2018|

With the kids back to school, the temperatures starting to dip and the leaves beginning to turn, it's not hard to see that summer is at an end.  The same goes for our summer operations as we now flip things over to get ready for ski season. Hike & Paint Event This summer, we added many different activities and events and made the [...]

75 Days Until Skiing *

Aug 27, 2018|

What's with the asterisk(*)?  We'll get back to that. Ski hills around the world struggle with landing an opening date.  Given our ultimate reliance on weather windows to either accumulate or make snow and pack down a base, it is next to impossible to say when any particular hill might be open more than 2 weeks ahead of time.  However, we will work as hard [...]

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