Montreal’s Metro Accessible Urban Ski Slope Closing For Good?
Pente a Neiges is a popular, yet experimental, urban ski slope located just southwest of downtown Montreal in the borough known as Sud-Ouest. Experimental is the key word, as Global News Canada reports Pente a Neiges was just notified by the borough to remove all ski lift equipment from Ignace-Bourget Park where the grassy knoll turned winter ski slope is located. “The decision was made without even having a discussion.” – Pente a Neiges co-founder Maxellende Pycke Pante Pente a Neiges began offering skiing, sledding, snow play, and more starting in 2017 and is immensely popular. Their claim to fame is being the only urban ski slope in North America that is metro accessible. They attracted over 55,000 visitors to the site last year alone. However, their popularity has led to the biggest complaints. Overcrowding led to parking issues, and local residents complained about the little room left on the hill for free sledding and snow play. Related: VIDEO: Social D.... Continue Reading at Snowbrains