Current Conditions


New owners for Mount Baldy Ski Resort

Mount Baldy Ski area near Oliver.
Image Credit: Contributed
June 28, 2016 - 8:30 AM

OLIVER - Mount Baldy Ski Resort finally has new owners.

The mountain’s ski facilities were sold to a numbered B.C. company who will do business under the name 'Baldy Mountain Resort'. The new owners plan to conduct the business as a four-season operation, with Joey O’Brian to serve as managing director.

O’Brian has been working with the receiver to attract an investor since July 2014. A benefits agreement has been signed with the Osoyoos Indian Band and approval was given for transfer of the Mount Baldy Master Development Agreement last week.

The new owners hope to complete the purchase as quickly as possible to begin readying the resort for the 2016-17 season.

The resort is located roughly 40 kilometres east of Oliver in the South Okanagan.

The ski area’s future has been uncertain for several years and it was closed two out of the last three seasons.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad or call 250-488-3065 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kelowna News
  • Comments

View Site in: Desktop | Mobile