There is Drew Inkster after a first place finish in the men's snowboard open at the Ruins Cup on Shames Mountain March 5. Second place is Colin Davis and third is Matt Kenny.

Riders rip it up at Ruins Cup

Shames Mountain turned into Shredville last weekend, March 5 and 6, with 55 skiers and boarders hitting the slopes.

Shames Mountain turned into Shredville last weekend, March 5 and 6, with 55 skiers and boarders hitting the slopes.

Saturday was the 12th annual Ruins Cup and was a family oriented occasion with contestants of all ages participating. Competitors lucked out with 22 cm of fresh snow on the mountain and clear calm skies for the event.

Sunday was a family day with fun activities, crafts and goodies for children.

A good number of volunteers also turned out for the event to help provide fun and safe racing.

This is the first Shredville weekend hosted at Shames. It was created to provide a fun weekend celebrating the areas local ski hill.

Results are as follows:




Men’s ski open

1.Wade Foster

2.Kylar Highe

3.Chase Hamilton


Men’s snowboard open

1.Drew Inkster

2.Colin Davies

3.Matt Kenny


Ski 14 – 17 mixed

1.Mitch Sabal

2.Kevin Smith

3.Tenille Lewis


Snowboard 14-17 boys

1.Fraser Bell

2.Andrew Martel

3.David Klie


Ski 13 & under mixed

1.Shania Sever

2.Joey Parkes

3.Jared Thornton


Snowboard 13 & under mixed

1.Tyler Milne

2.Justin Hickman

3.Lisa Nicholson


Women’s snowboard open

1.Cassie Wreggit

2.Stacey Blake & Lori Talstra




Just Posted

Nearly $500,000 available for internships with northern B.C. First Nations governments

Funds announced through partnership with Northern Development and Government of Canada

Terrace husband and wife honoured for saving each other’s lives

BC Ambulance presented each a Vital Link Award for separate incidents of CPR

$15 million spent on cancelled transmition line

BC Hydro had already spent approximately $15 million on planning a new… Continue reading

College buys a yurt to boost student success

Round tent-like structure part of college instructional shift

New funding available for industry innovation

Northern Development Initiative Trust opened new funds, focused on areas impacted by the pine beetle

Solitary-confinement veto a chance to address mental health: advocate

B.C. Supreme Court made the landmark ruling Wednesday

Winter storm coming to B.C. this weekend

The bets are on as to how much snow the province will actually get in the coming days

B.C. civil rights group files complaint about RCMP arrest of man who later died

Dale Culver, a 35-year-old Indigenous man was arrested in Prince George last July

Lawyer says former B.C. government aide ‘barely guilty’ in ethnic vote scandal

Brian Bonney pleaded guilty to a breach of trust charge

Quite a few tears as homemade quilts distributed to residents of Ashcroft Reserve, Boston Flats affected by last summer’s fire

Quilters in B.C. and Alberta worked through the summer and fall to create more than 100 quilts.

Island Health: No need for alarm in wake of Victoria needle-prick incidents

Three incidents in a week prompts meeting between health authority, city service providers

B.C. coast loggers celebrate history, hope for improvement

Truck Loggers Association awaits B.C. NDP government’s new direction

Global Affairs aware of report of two Canadians kidnapped in Nigeria

The foreigners were heading south from Kafanchan to Abuja when they were ambushed around Kagarko

Whistler role in potential Calgary Olympic bid would be welcome: IOC

Calgary is mulling whether to vie for the 2026 Games, and could look to facilities in B.C.

Most Read