Warmer temperatures not a concern for Harper Mountain

By Greg Fry/James Peters
November 28, 2017 - 4:07pm

KAMLOOPS — Temperatures may be warmer than normal for this time of year but that's not a concern to Harper Mountain.

In fact, General Manager Norm Daburger says things are "looking really good."

"It certainly looks a little less like winter than it did a week-and-a-half ago but all that snow settled and we have a really rock hard base on all our steeps so it's looking good."

He says they plan to open for operations December 16 but says they'll open earlier if they get enough snow.

Daburger adds he's hoping the positive momentum the hill has made the past few years will continue this year.

"We've seen a steady increase with our numbers over the last few years. It is definitely weather dependent but with us adding in our cross-country skiing and our snow shoe trails along with the tube park and our downhill skiiing we bring in a lot of different faces and people wanting to do fun, winter activities."

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