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  • Kalesnikoff Custom Table and Mass Timber Facility Tour

    Supporting: Castlegar Sunrise Rotary Club

    Get your steps in during this guided tour with Chris Kalesnikoff. Your private, 3 hour tour will begin at the Kalesnikoff Sawmill, one of the cleanest, well-run specialty mills in British Columbia. Next you will travel to the Kalesnikoff Mass Timber Facility, North America’s most advanced, vertically-integrated, multi-species mass timber facility. Traverse their state-of-the-art 110,000 sf plant while learning and experiencing all the technology they utilize to produce efficient, responsible and safe Cross-Laminated Timber panels (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber panels (GLT), and Glulam beams that are innovating traditional building practices.

    The Kalesnikoff team will then work with you to create a small custom table using their product.

    Kalesnikoff “Take care of the land, and the land will take care of you.”

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  • Two Full Day Lift Tickets and one day of skiing with Felix Belcyzk

    Supporting: Castlegar Sunrise Rotary Club

    Felix was a member of the Canadian National Alpine Ski team from 1982 to 1992 competing in downhill and super-G. On the World Cup circuit, took first place in super-G at Leukerbad, Switzerland in 1988 and placed third in the downhill race at Are, Sweden in 1990. He competed for Canada in two Winter Olympic Games. At the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, he competed in downhill, super-G and the combined. At the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, he competed in downhill. Felix coached Canada Ski Cross to a Gold and Silver medal at the Sochi Olympics in 2014. Presently he is a mountain ski tour guide for Big Red Cats and a proprietor of Spiritleaf Castlegar, a local cannabis store.

    You and a friend get to ski with Felix for a day at RED!

    At RED, visitors can choose from 119 runs spread across three stellar mountains that feature everything from wide-open groomers to steep, powder-filled glades. With more than 3,850 skiable acres and 890 meters (2,919 feet) of vertical terrain serviced by 8 total lifts, there is a lot to explore at RED. The abundant snow, friendly staff and locals, and the short lift lines are just a few reasons why guests fall in love.

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