Happy New Year! Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is always the most festive spot to spend the holidays, but this year was better than ever! Thanks to Tracy Connery for capturing our beautiful mountain lodge, famous Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks and more!
One of the best things about skiing at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Ski Area or even having a bite to eat in the Ski Chalet at Desperados is the panoramic views of the Columbia Valley and the beautiful Stanford Range. When your eyes span across the beautiful views it seems that your mind and body just completely stop as you take in everything in front of you.
The world did not end! That is great news! Even better news is the opening of the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Ski Area on what we like to think the official start of your new life! Here's three things you must try now that you've got a full life to live without the gloom of the world ending.
You will often hear people speak of "artificial snow". This is a misnomer. While the means of producing snow with fans and guns is a human orchestrated process, the end product (i.e. snow) is created using the same meteorological method as Mother Nature invented. "Man-made snow" is, therefore, a much better term.
There aren’t many things that only require you to relax and yet are incredible for your health at the same time; but mineral springs are definitely one of them. One of the big problems for many unhealthy (and even healthy) people is stress, and let’s be honest, who isn’t at least a little stressed out from time to time? Stress can take a huge toll mentally and physically, but the second you step into a hot spring you begin to feel the weight of the world melt from your shoulders.
When you think of Salmon one of the first things that probably come to mind is the Ocean. Sure the ocean is packed full of gigantic Salmon, but believe it or not prior to 1942 in our area of the world you could see enormous 40lb Chinook Salmon swimming the rivers of the Columbia.