Alexander officially opened on Sunday, February 13th, 1949. This run is named after Viscount Alexander, Governor General at the time. Before Viscount Alexander left Canada he was made a life time member of the Ottawa Ski Club. He was a passionate skier and officiate at numerous functions.
Viscount Alexander’s speech was short and sincere “In opening this hill, which I have the honour of having named after me, I wish it many years of good sport for good sportsmen.”