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With this season's newly opened terrain, Ontario's biggest ski resort just got a lot more fun

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Take the new high-speed, six-person chairlift to reach the Orchard. The resort’s new terrain features challening intermediate runs, and the longest beginner run in Ontario at 1.6 kilometres.

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With the opening of the Orchard, Blue Mountain’s skiable terrain just increased 20 per cent.

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Overlook the enormous skating rink from your suite at the Westin Trillium House Blue Mountain. Fresh and modern, this is not your usual ski chalet, and all 224 rooms have undergone a recent multimillion-dollar refurbishment.

Westin

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You’ve seen the view from the top of the Escarpment, now go below it - way below. Winter caving tours will blow your mind .....

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and push your limits. Half-day caving tours are $70 a person. freespirit-tours.com

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Why ski down a mountain when you can race around it? Hour-long runs through the Niagara Escarpment start at $99 a person. Book it at Activity Central in the resort village.

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About 10 minutes from the resort Scandinave Spa’s Nordic baths take the edge off. A no-booze-by-the-pools rule and a strongly encouraged code of quiet means it’s also extremely peaceful. Must be at least 19, all-day access starts at $50. scandinaveblue.com

Scandinave Spa

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