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"The completion of the Ski Hill Development Project has enabled Mt. Timothy to go from a community ski hill to a “regional ski area” that attracts all ages and abilities. Mt. Timothy now boasts that fact that we are the only ski area between Prince George and Kamloops with a chairlift, and that we are the only ski area in B.C. run by a society that has a chairlift. This was a major accomplishment and would not have been possible without the funding from Northern Development Initiative Trust."

Mt. Timothy Ski Area Upgrades Lift Regional Economy

The upgrade project has significantly increased the capacity of Mount Timothy Ski Area attracting new visitors to the Cariboo region, and strengthened local business, in particular at the ski resort. With the growth in business, the Mount Timothy Ski Area has hired additional employees. Prior to this project, the ski…

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