Valemount-Blue River-McBride Accommodations with Pipeline Construction

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$1.41 for regular, I can easily see $1.80-2.00 for 91 this winter. $24K sled, $50/gallon oil, $150-200/night hotel, plus truck fuel, plus food, plus gear, plus, plus, plus. Christ almighty a guy is gonna have to start business endeavors like Pablo Escobar to be able to afford to go sledding at this rate...

Hopefully once the pipeline construction is completed, the real estate market cools off a bit. Add me to the list of guys that would like to buy a chunk of land out that way.
Just do like the plankers and sleep 10 people to a hotel room, eat at the "all-you-can-take for the next 3 days" salad bar and drive to the hill on bald ass tires.
 

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Have they officially squashed that plan yet? I know a bit of money was spent into it and kept getting delayed with investors but haven't seen anything that its officially dead.
From what I re searched the owner has had sketchy business dealings in the past. Its not 100% dead but what scares me is say someone buys into the Jumbo resort and they go tits up I would lose my condo to whoever buys the resort. Uncle was telling me it happened to his father in law at silverstar in the 70s, invested early and lost it all :(
 

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From what I re searched the owner has had sketchy business dealings in the past. Its not 100% dead but what scares me is say someone buys into the Jumbo resort and they go tits up I would lose my condo to whoever buys the resort. Uncle was telling me it happened to his father in law at silverstar in the 70s, invested early and lost it all :(
Just happened on Kookanusa, so you are wise to be cautious. https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/34...-fraud-case-on-shores-of-B-C-s-Lake-Koocanusa
 

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its not happening. Unless they find a billionaire with a Dream to build a ski resort that runs in the red zone. But chances are if your a billionaire you didnt get that way by investing in ski resorts. Its a tough business.
 

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All camp grounds looked full the other weekend with pipe line workers also so for people looking to take trailers to sleep in maybe a issue also.
Maxwell I'll do snow removal for a bed and a roof over my head
 

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All camp grounds looked full the other weekend with pipe line workers also so for people looking to take trailers to sleep in maybe a issue also.
Maxwell I'll do snow removal for a bed and a roof over my head

I spend days on end clearing snow that could be put to much better use at the pub. Might take you up on that. LOL
 

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$170 all in? What’s a regular room. Still pricy When I was there in the summer there were workers staying there too. Wonder what percentage of rooms they have remaining.
I believe its $145 a night normal room I am not sure the percentage but I had no problems getting rooms
 

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I believe its $145 a night normal room I am not sure the percentage but I had no problems getting rooms
Right now is probably easy, but around early December will be harder. The other hotels I checked were at 85% that was only Saturday. I tried the Best Western but they were busy and have to call back later. I will post there rates for winter shortly, or if someone beats me to it do so.
 

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Spoke With Best Western tonight - They are 40% booked to Construction and are leaving the rest open for Sledders, skiers, etc as this is there business in the winter. He said to book soon as it filling up.

Sledder Rates Pre January, Weekend rates:
Room with 2 queen beds $ 160.91 per night all taxes in ( 15 % ) Fri-Sun ea

Suite, 1 room with queen bed , 1 pullout couch in living room $ 171.03 Fri-Sun ea

After Jan 1, 2022 Rates go up

Room with 2 queen beds $ 181.15 per night all taxes in ( 15 % ) Fri-Sun ea

Suite, 1 room with queen bed, 1 pullout couch in living room $ 191.27 Fri-Sun ea

Restaurant is open and you must show proof of Vaccinations for Covid to enter. Otherwise you can get Take out.
 
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I'm hoping to get my permits in place next week then dump the rv on the lot. Also working on power, then I have the driveway too for the odd guest. I'll put the trailer in the back.
 

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If anyone has extra time please post accommodations and prices. Also check what percentage they are currently booked to construction crews.

I wonder what the restaurants are like though and how long the line ups are at Tims and A&W.
 
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