MOLYBDENUM was mined briefly from 1966-72. Today Rossland is a recreational tourism destination known for golfing, skiing and trails for cross-country skiing, mountain biking and hiking. The Rossland Historical Museum offers tours of the Le Roi mine.
Rossland has a long history associated with alpine SKIING. Red Mountain was the site of the first Dominion Ski Championships in 1900 and hosted the first World Cup ski races in Canada in 1968. Two Olympic champions, Nancy GREENE and Kerrin LEE-GARTNER, are from Rossland.
Author GAIL KUDELIK
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The website for the scenic City of Rossland, an alpine community high in the Monashee Mountains of British Columbia.
Red Mountain Racers
The website for the legendary Red Mountain Racers ski club, training ground for some of Canada’s top Olympic skiers. Check out the club’s history and community ski programs for young people in Rossland, British Columbia.