On May 17th, Sunshine Village will debut a new event to coincide with the final ski weekend of the season; the Salomon SlushShine Rail Jam.
The friendly competition will be a rail jam set in slush. You heard it right, folks. The mere course setup rendering is enough to peak your interest in the gnar that will happen on Saturday.
The event encourages riders to cross a water mote with as much style as they can muster. Skiers and snowboarders will compete on the three feature set up and judged on style, difficulty, execution, variety, and the elusive dry boots.
Registration to participate in the event is $20 for both youth aged 13-17 and adults over 18. Contestants can pre-register is available at General Office (located at the base area above the Rental Shop).
Check-In is in the West Wing Meeting Room of the Sunshine Mountain Lodge between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. or until full (maximum of 60 participants).
- What: Salomon SlushShine Rail Jam
- When: Saturday, May 17
- 11:30 a.m. Event starts
- 2 p.m. Top 30 skiers and riders compete in the finals
- 4 p.m. Awards ceremony
The weekend will also feature live performances from Fernie-based, Shred Kelly; the fourth act in the popular Sunshine Spring Concert Series. The outdoor musical offerings run every weekend leading up to the 86th annual Slush Cup on May 19. Both the slopestyle event and spring concert series are accessible to all of Sunshine’s on-mountain guests.