Next week, Red Resort will be hosting the Gathering, a convergence of international adventurers, pro photographers, filmmakers and a cast of vibrant Kootenay characters.
The event runs from March 25-31 and is in its first year.
This year, the event offers free on-snow events and clinics for the public at Red Resort.
Events begin on Monday, and continue into the weekend.
Red wanted to highlight events on March 29 and 30, which will include the opening of Rossland Museum and an exhibit in the Rossland Art Gallery earlier in the day.
Friday and Saturday will feature All-Star Film and Photo Nights showcase presentations from the Gathering’s guests.
Both evenings are hosted by the Red Mountain Racers. The events are open to all ages and will be held in the auditorium of Rossland Secondary School.
Mitch Scott, senior correspondent with Powder Magazine and publisher of Kootenay Mountain Culture Magazine, will present. Both nights will feature a talented line up of entertaining presenters.
Monday: Photography 101 with Mark Shapiro – Reds conference room from 6–9 p.m.
Tuesday: Photo Workshop with Mark Shapiro (for Workshop participants only) will be on all day.
Wednesday: All day Photo Workshop with Mark Shapiro.
March 28: Welcome Party at Rafters from 7 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
March 29: Skiing and Snowboarding with free public events, Salomon demo day, Gang Ski Tour and Weenie Roast at the top of Grey, How to Apply Skins and Tour, Up Hill Selecting the Best Line, How to Dig A Pit and GoPro Clinic 101.
At 7 p.m. Friday there will be the All-Star Film & Photo Night 1 at the RSS auditorium.
At 9:30 p.m. the Big Hair Rocker and Groupie Party with DJ. Costumes Required at Rafters.
March 30: From 8:30–10 a.m. There will be a pancake breakfast at the daylodge deck.
Salomon demo day continues, as well as seminars on How to Use a Beacon, How to Shoot Like a Pro with an iPhone and Ballet Ski Tips with Rico.
The Rossland Historical Museum and Archives will be open Entry by donation from 3-5 p.m.
From 3-6 p.m. there will be a photo exhibit at the Rossland Art Gallery.
The second All-Star Film & Photo Night at the RSS Auditorium starts at 7 p.m.
After Parties: The Flying Steamshovel presenting The Cropdusters live in concert, while Drift Izakaya featuring Jeff Johnson
March 31: Skiing and snowboarding will be on at the hill, whle from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Flying Steamshovel will be featuring brunch along Rad Brad’s Warren Miller escapades.
On Sunday, the Slush Cup, where skiers and boarders finish off their seasons by taking a jump into a slushy pool is happening from 2 – 3:30 p.m.
That will be followed by a deck party at Red with live music featuring the Aggrolites plus a guest DJ.
For more information go to www.redresort.com.