RESORT OPERATIONS UPDATE

Important annoucements.

What To Expect - Winter 2020/21

COVID Protocols & Winter Operations

February 5, 2:00 PM (MST)

By order and direction of the BC Provincial Health Officer, province-wide restrictions and enhanced public health measures have been extended. No date for review has been set. 

The order prohibiting social gatherings (indoor and outdoor) with people outside of your immediate household continues to be in place. What does this mean? Friends can't meet friends at the bar for a drink, even if the number of people at a table is less than six. People from several different households can't meet outside for a BBQ or tailgate in the parking lot. People from one household cannot visit with people from another household (this applies to people staying in resort accommodation too). Keep it tight to just your household and remember six is the max (even from your household) when you are dining out or socializing.  

The RCMP are actively enforcing these provincial health orders at Panorama and throughout the Columbia Valley.

The advisory and guidance around non-essential travel also remains in place. Please, take the time to understand the latest health orders and guidance:

  • British Columbia current Provincial Health Orders, here.
  • Alberta current public health restrictions, here.

Be the reason we continue to have a season. The Panorama team has worked incredibly hard to make winter happen safely and we will continue to abide by all Public Health Orders. It is always a great day to be in the mountains, thank you for skiing close to home, for sticking to your immediate household and for helping us remain COVID safe.

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For More Information on COVID-19

If you feel sick or have been exposed to COVID-19, please complete the online British Columbia COVID-19 Self Assessment or call HealthLink BC at 811. 

Federal

Government of Canada – This website includes information about COVID-19 symptoms and treatment, preventative measure to limit the spread, travel advice, statistics on outbreaks and Canada's response. The Government of Canada has a COVID-19 Hotline 1.833.784.4397 or you can contact them by email at phac.info.aspc@canada.ca

Provincial

BC Centre for Disease Control and HealthLink BC - More specific to the Province of British Columbia these links include information regarding spread, prevention, symptoms, advice and commonly asked questions. The HealthLink BC also provides information on Provincial Health Orders.

Regional

Interior Health provides information specific to the Interior Health region which Panorama and the Columbia Valley are a part of. You'll find information about testing and statistics for the Interior Health region. 


Local Health Resources

Medical services including clinics and pharmacies are located in the town of Invermere, 25 minutes from Panorama. 

Invermere Medical Clinic 250 342-9206

Chisel Peak Medical Clinic250 341-6900

Invermere COVID-19 testing facility (Interior Health) - by appointment only book online or call 
1 877 740-7747

Invermere & District Hospital (Interior Health)
250 342-9201
850 10 Ave, Invermere, BC V0A1K0

Emergency - 9.1.1
Police + Fire Department + Ambulance

Columbia Valley Taxi250 342-5262

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This is Jill

Jill loves snowboarding and après, but most of all snowboarding.
Jill misses social events with her friends but knows this isn’t the time to party.
Jill respects BC’s no gathering rules and just hangs out with her immediate household.
Jill is smart, she always wears a face covering and gives others plenty of space.
Jill knows this isn’t forever and is doing her part now.

Be like Jill
Who makes the decisions regarding operations this coming winter?

Panorama is an independently owned and operated resort. Our management team lives in BC’s Columbia Valley and have their boots in snow every day. Our plan is guided by federal and provincial guidelines and best practices, agencies like Interior Health and associations like the CWSAA (Canada West Ski Areas Association). We also stay in close contact with resort operators around the world and sincerely thank our colleagues in Australia and New Zealand for sharing learnings from the Southern Hemisphere winter. They’ve already experienced what we are about to.

Who will make sure the rules are followed?

We are in this together. Our team will follow the guidelines set out in our operating plan and protocols and we expect you to do the same. You're at the resort to relax and have fun. If everyone follows the rules, then we'll avoid unpleasant discussions and ensure that our season is a long one. 

Everything is subject to change.

When it comes to the Covid-19 pandemic, each day comes with new announcements, policies, guidelines, or unexpected situations. Know that we’ll do all we can to ensure you have a fantastic winter experience, while placing absolute priority on the health and safety of our community. Things can and probably will change; we’ll be sure to let you know if they do.

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Tomorrow

A mix of sun and cloud with isolated flurries.

Freezing level: 1600 metres.

Ridge wind west: 15 km/h gusting to 40 km/h.

-5°c
Current Weather

8:50PM 1 March, 2021

Village1180m

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Mid Mountain2160m

-4°c

Summit2365m

-6°c
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