In the December 8th, regular council meeting for Lacombe County, the topic of federal funding for Medicine Lodge Ski Club was discussed.

The Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP), in collaboration with the Medicine Lodge Ski Club, the Town of Bentley and Lacombe Regional Tourism wishes to submit a grant application to the Federal Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) to seek funding to support the development of an asset utilization plan (master plan) for the Medicine Lodge Ski Hill.

As per a request from the Town of Bentley, subject to the Medicine Lodge Ski Hill master plan proceeding, Lacombe County will contribute 25% of the cost of completing this plan, to a maximum of $25,000

Medicine Lodge Ski Hill is located west of Bentley on Highway 12. It was established in 1962, and is a volunteer, not for profit organization, run by volunteers who love to ski and enjoy the great outdoors.  The hill offers 14 runs for various skill levels, a t-bar and a beginners lift.

As long as there is enough snow it is open on weekends and wolfcreek school holidays from 10 to 4