Peak Snow? BC Ski Resorts Brace for Warmer Era
How a $600-million industry is already dealing with climate change.
Suspended 436 metres above the Whistler-Blackcomb valley bottom by two 56-millimetre cables, professional snowboarder Marie-France Roy eyed the mountains and contemplated their melting future.She couldn't shake the feeling she was looking down the rocky side of a different kind of peak -- peak snow.
"I'm worried that the next generations won't have it nearly as good as we did," Roy said, gazing at the slopes she fell in love with a decade ago. "I don't like to be a pessimist, but it could be really bad."