Conceptual Renderings of the Resort

Some Squamish residents have asked what the resort will look like, particularly from Squamish.

At this point, these are just conceptual renderings, and can be changed with community input or based on design revisions.

The Resort will be built in phases at about 5 year intervals. Adding new phases is tied to metrics and the resort cannot proceed to the next phase until the previous phase meets targets (hotel occupancy, day visits etc.) that prove that it is a successful resort in that phase. If Phase 1 is completed in 2025, it would be about the size of Cypress. Phase 2 could be completed in 2030, Phase 3 in 2035, and potentially Phase 4 in 2040. Phase 1 & 2 are more to the north, and Phases 3 & 4 are more to the south, and use more south facing slopes, so they would be more visible when they are built. It is completely viable and feasible that the resort may find its optimal size after Phase 2 or 3. The province will only approve new phases when the previous phase is proven to be successful.

These renderings are meant to show where key infrastructure and buildings are planned for now. Obviously, the ski runs would be green in summer, and most of the mountain would be covered in snow in the winter.

As pointed out, these are conceptual renderings right now. We look forward to community input on the visual impact. We know from our current conversations that some people think being able to see ski/mountain biking runs from Squamish, including at night ( a desire for night skiing was a top priority in our recent community survey) would be amazing. Others want minimal visual impact from Squamish.

Visual impact can be addressed through “dark skies” policies, and through building colours, placement and design.

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The Resort will be on Brohm Ridge, north of Squamish, and west of Garibaldi Provincial Park.

The Resort will be on Brohm Ridge, north of Squamish, and west of Garibaldi Provincial Park.

The Resort will be built in Phases, with our currently planned Phase 1 & 2 mostly to the north, and Phases 3 and 4 moving to the south.

The Resort will be built in Phases, with our currently planned Phase 1 & 2 mostly to the north, and Phases 3 and 4 moving to the south.

Phase 1 will be a small resort, about the size of Cypress, with the village between the two “fingers” of Brohm Ridge, and with key skiing areas on the north slope of the Culliton drainage and around the village. We also plan a restaurant on Brohm Ridge that will have spectacular views of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountains.

Phase 1 will be a small resort, about the size of Cypress, with the village between the two “fingers” of Brohm Ridge, and with key skiing areas on the north slope of the Culliton drainage and around the village. We also plan a restaurant on Brohm Ridge that will have spectacular views of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountains.

Phase 2 continues with new ski runs and an expanded village on the northern part of the resort area.

Phase 2 continues with new ski runs and an expanded village on the northern part of the resort area.

Phase 3, which may be built in 2035, would add slopes and some village area to the south.

Phase 3, which may be built in 2035, would add slopes and some village area to the south.

If the resort reaches Phase 4, at earliest by 2040, this is the draft rendering at this point. We would expect a lot of community input and some design changes over the years to emphasize what is working well, and changes that would improve the project.

If the resort reaches Phase 4, at earliest by 2040, this is the draft rendering at this point. We would expect a lot of community input and some design changes over the years to emphasize what is working well, and changes that would improve the project.

Gord Addison