Hope Mountain Centre: Wild Mushrooms
Oct 20 all-day

This program is hosted by Hope Mountain Centre for Outdoor Learning, and all questions and registration is through them.

For more information and to REGISTER, visit: www.hopemountain.org HMC-Logo

Join fungi expert, Sharmin Gamiet, on this easy valley-bottom hike beside the Skagit River, revealing the rotten world of mushrooms.

It’s often said that without mushrooms there can be no forests.  You’ll discover the many roles of fungi in sustaining diversity and healthy habitats in a forest ecosystem.  This program reveals the essential service decomposers play in cycling nutrients and the many symbiotic relationships they form with other living things. We will identify the beautiful and colourful mushrooms that appear in the Cascades during the autumn, from high-value gourmet foods to deadly poisons. The hike will follow the Skagit River Trail, where old-growth forests thrive and Spotted Owls still breed.  Here, the soils are deep and rich in organic debris, supporting a very healthy population of diverse fungi.

ZealousArt Paint Party – Dark Sky Event @ Cascade Room
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Paint the wonders of the night sky with this special Manning Park Dark Sky Event painting workshop. The painting theme will be evening sky colours, and stars that glow-in-the-dark!

We are partnering with Zealous Art to host this workshop with step-by-step instruction to create your own beautiful painting.

No artistic skills required, this is not a formal art lesson… You will be amazed at what you can create in such a fun environment and short time!

Pre-registration is required online. A light appetizer buffet is included. Cash bar available.

October 27th: 4pm-6pm

$45 per person, includes all paint supplies, step-by-step instruction, and light appetizer buffet.

BONUS: Register for the Zealous Art Party and get a special Zealous Art Party discount on your accommodation!

Sign up here: https://manningpark.com/paint-party-registration/

Early Bird Season Pass Rate Cut-off
Oct 31 @ 12:00 am

Winter 2018/19 Season Pass rates change on October 31st.
Buy yours now at the Early Bird rate to get your biggest savings! The cut-off for the Early, Early Bird rate is midnight on October 31st.


Nordic Centre opening weekend (Snow permitting)
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day

Scheduled Nordic Centre opening (snow permitting)- open weekends until Dec 1st, then open 7 days/week throughout the winter.

Snowshoe rentals are available from the Front Desk outside of Nordic Centre opening hours.

Hope Mountain Centre – Avalanche Safety Course: AST 1
Nov 30 – Dec 2 all-day

Learn to travel safely in BC’s backcountry, attaining AST level-1 certification. This 3-day course includes field study on Manning Park snowpack.

For more information and to REGISTER, visit: www.hopemountain.org or phone 604-869-1274.HMC-Logo

Nordic Centre opens 7 days/week for the winter
Dec 1 all-day

Nordic Centre opens 7 days/week for the winter! Come in for all your cross-country, snowshoeing, ice skating and backcountry needs!

Ski Hill opening weekend! (snow permitting)
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day

Scheduled Alpine opening weekend. Open weekends until December 14th.

Open 7 days a week from December 14th.
Stay up to date on our conditions by following the Conditions page on our website.

Ski hill open 7 days/week
Dec 14 all-day

Ski hill open 7 days/week starting December 14th.

CASI Level 1 Snowboarding Course
Dec 17 – Dec 19 all-day
We are hosting a CASI Level 1 Snowboarding Course December 17-19, 2018. This course is for anyone who wants to be a snowboard instructor, or who just wants to improve their riding!

This course is perfect for retirees who love to ride, or students looking for a part-time job in a great winter environment. As a bonus to high school students – you also get 2 high school credits upon completion of the course.

The cost is $389 (book before Nov 26th!) . Register here: https://www.casi-acms.com/index.php/en/level1-course-reg