A History of the Jumbo Glacier Resort Approval Process

In 1990, a Japanese company commissioned the first study to locate and establish an ideal ski resort in North America. The study led to the identification of Jumbo Mountain and the Jumbo Creek Valley access as the best area suitable for the development of a year round mountain and ski resort, due to its available access, its climate, its appropriate elevations, the availability of glaciers, the prior use of the valley, and conformity with government policies. The project’s unique location is the key to its viability.

A Formal Proposal was submitted and accepted in 1991, and the following Project Chronology outlines the unprecedented process that followed and continues to this day: