Blue Mountain Resort, Canada Under Public Scrutiny for $59 Hiking Pass
Blue Mountain Resort, Canada is offering a new $59 hiking pass. Locals are upset. Photo by The StarBlue Mountain Resort is emerging from a two-month-long pandemic induced slumber as the Ontario, Canada winter and summer resort prepares to reopen, offering a new $59 hiking pass.
But many of Blue’s locals are not in favor of the new hiking pass, accusing the Alterra-owned ski resort of price gouging by charging people to hike the resort, which for the longest time has been free.
Beginning on June 6, those wanting to use Blue’s hiking trails will be required to buy an “Explore Pass” which costs $59 for adults, $49 for young adults, $39 for youths, and $19 for children four or younger. The pass will allow access to gondola service and hikers will have to display passes to ticket checkers at trailheads. Those hiking without purchasing an “Explore Pass” will be considered trespassers and escorted off resort property, The Star r.... Continue Reading at Snowbrains