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Slopes for Hope Red Mountain
Red Mountain Resort and Black Jack Ski Club
February 19, 2017

Can You Conquer Mount Everest To Help Fight Cancer?

Slopes for Hope Red is a family friendly ski-a-thon in which participants attempt to ski or board the height of Mount Everest in one day (29,029 feet).

Slopes for Hope Red Mountain

Pick Your Everest Challenge:

  1. Descend Everest Red Mountain Resort - downhill ski or board the equivalent vertical of Everest. That’s 11 runs on MotherLode!
  2. Trek Everest Black Jack Ski Club classic or skate ski the equivalent of Everest’s vertical. That’s 9 km on the more than 40 km of trails at Black Jack (or 4 times around the night-skiing loop of 2.5 km)

We are inviting snowboarders, alpine and nordic skiers and all people who love to play in the snow to join the fight against cancer as we take it to the slopes. Register today and get your name added into the Early Bird Draw for your chance to win a Red Mountain Local Card ($186) or a Black Jack 5 Day Punch Pass ( $60 ).

Slopes for Hope Red Mountain

Slopes for Hope Red Mountain


Participate individually or in a team of up to 4 people. Come up with a team name and challenge your friends, family or coworkers! Costumes are encouraged! Who knows - maybe your team can ski the most and win the coveted Golden Boot.

Is it your year to take home the coveted Golden Boot Trophy? Teams are eligible to win the “Golden Boot Trophy” for both the downhill and cross country challenges. Become the keeper of the Golden Boot Trophy for an entire year by skiing the most combined distance and raising the most funds as a team for the cancer fighting cause.

There will be an après-event with entertainment and prizes awarded at the end of the day for both challenges at the Keen Conference Center at Red Mountain Resort.

We ask that participants fundraise in advance to support the Canadian Cancer Society. Participants who raise $100 ski for 1/2 price at Red or for free at Black Jack.

Thank you again to the 2016 Slopes for Hope Red participants and supporters who helped raise over $30,000 last year. The community event has contributed over $60,000 to the Canadian Cancer Society since its inception in 2012.

Slopes for Hope Red Mountain

Will you help us continue the fight against cancer out on the slopes and help us meet our $25,000 event goal for 2017?

Funds raised through the event will help the Canadian Cancer Society fund cancer research, cancer prevention initiatives, and support programs. To learn more about what the Canadian Cancer Society does in your community and the services they provide go to

Go to About the Event page for more information or visit our Facebook page to see more event photo's!

If you want to fundraise offline, click here to print the Donation Form. Please bring collected donations and filled out form to the registration table with you the morning of the event (cheques are to be made out to Canadian Cancer Society, not Slopes for Hope). Or you can enter your offline donations in your participant centre using your personal credit card - donation receipts will be emailed to donors.


Questions for Descending Everest - Red Mountain event - contact Dario at or Kim at

Questions for Everest Trek - Black Jack event - contact Penny: at

Sponsors and Supporters



Top Fundraisers
  1 -  Kootenay Robusters 1 ($2,140.00)
  2 -  Holy Wow 17 ($1,920.00)
  3 -  Rose n Thorns ($1,918.00)
  4 -  Sacrificial Vergens ($1,700.00)
  5 -  Pink Devils ($1,580.00)
  6 -  Family Johnson ($1,322.00)
  7 -  Kootenay Robusters 2 ($910.00)
  8 -  Boxing Day Classic Ski Team 2 ($815.00)
  9 -  Slashin' with Passion ($800.00)
  10 -  The Tourists ($720.00)
Top Individuals
  1 -  $500 Raised Self-pledge Penny Johnson ($1,635.00)
  2 -  $1000 Raised Katie Rice ($1,350.00)
  3 -  $1000 Raised Self-pledge Glenn Johnson ($1,172.00)
  4 -  $500 Raised Self-pledge Tenchie ($975.00)
  5 -  $500 Raised Self-pledge Jan Micklethwaite ($760.00)
  6 -  $500 Raised Self-pledge Joanne Tench ($745.00)
  7 -  $500 Raised Self-pledge Sean O'Farrell ($730.00)
  8 -  $500 Raised Self-pledge Denise Maier ($725.00)
  9 -  $500 Raised Rose Paparich-Kalamarides ($673.00)
  10 -  $500 Raised Rehab1 ($580.00)