Snow Report for Monday, December 5
Number of Trails: 6
Percentage of Terrain Open: 7%
Number of Lifts: 1
Lifts Open: 8:30am-4pm
What's Happening
Snowgun and Gondola
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Today will offer up two options off the top of the gondola- Ruby Run or Foxlair.  Both meet up for a run down the lower mountain putting together Sunway, Quicksilver, 3b, and Jamboree.  Please note that open terrain is for upper-level intermediate and expert abilities.  Look for snowmaking on Uncas, Tannery, Sunway, The Arena, & Bear Cub. 

Special Notes

Save $20 off your lift ticket today when you donate a non-perishable food item at the ticket window!  Monday's lunch special is a slice of chicken-bacon-ranch pizza for $5.  Want to please the people on your holiday list?  Purchase a Gore Mountain Gift Card- they are available in any denominaton, they never expire, and they are accepted anywhere at Gore, Whiteface, or Belleayre!  Enjoy savings on every visit with our frequent skier cards - your first day at Gore and every 6th day are FREE!  

Environment

Learn more about Gore's environmental efforts, and those throughout our industry.
Awards
We've been recognized consistently as a leader in environmental stewardship, most recently with the esteemed Golden Eagle Award for Overall Environmental Excellence!
Solar Energy
Construction site of Gore Mountain's 14,589 solar panels.
We are busy turning sunlight into snow- Our 25-year solar energy contract will offset 85% of our annual electricity use!
Snowmaking
High-efficiency portable fan gun.
We're offsetting energy use by continually upgrading to high-efficiency guns and installing variable drives on our pumps.
Trail Work
View of Bear Mountain
Tactical trail modifications and creative earthwork save millions of gallons of snowmaking water each year.
Education
Gore Mountain Geographic Information
Don't miss our fun and informative signage located throughout the mountain- on interpretive hiking loops, scenic overlooks, and in each cabin of the Northwoods Gondola.
Recycling
Northwoods Lodge
We've repurposed and recycled many items, including chairlifts, structures, and materials. Single-stream recycling has been implemented throughout the facility, and our food is served on reusable, compostable, or recyclable products.
Local Foods
Locally-produced foods on our menus.
We're expanding our menu of locally-produced foods for winter 16/17!

Gore Mountain is a leader of environmental conservation efforts in the ski industry and within our local community.  We are committed to preserving the winter that we love for our future generations and strive to operate harmoniously with the environment. We work closely with the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and other environmental organizations to analyze our operations and seek alternative ways to save resources, reduce waste and educate our customers. 

We're Turning Sunlight Into Snow.  During the last year, Gore's signature project was the signing of a two-project, 25-year solar energy contract. 14,589 ground-mounted solar panels have been constructed on 20 acres; those panels are poised to offset 85% of our mountain's energy use. 

Gore also continued its long-term investment in high-efficiency snowmaking, introduced service of locally produced foods, offset energy use through strategic trail modifications, added "recycled” trails to the map, and made several other environmentally-friendly enhancements that guests can see, enjoy, and learn about each day! 

Breaking News 5/25/16:  Gore Mountain Wins National Award For Environmental Excellence!

Since 2000, Gore has won three "Silver Eagle" awards, which are competitive environmental excellence awards in regard to a specific discipline.  They were presented to Gore Mountain by the National Ski Areas Association:

For Excellence in Environmental Group Relations: Gore Mountain's exciting expansions need to be carefully planned so that the growth is supported with the appropriate research, permits, and funding, and that there has been review from special interest groups.  One example is the Hudson River Pipeline.  Gore Mountain draws water from the Hudson for snowmaking.  By involving environmental groups in the planning of programs like this, concerns are mitigated and we can ensure safety of the Hudson River habitats throughout the year. 

For Excellence in Environmental Education: Gore Mountain's unique Northwoods Knowledge program shares fun information inside each gondola cabin about the history, ecology, and geology of the region.  Gore has hosted environmental field trips for area schools, offers hiking excursions that incorporates environmental education, and hosts educational events. Check out environmental signage throughout the resort. 

For Excellence in Minimization of Visual Impact: Gore won this award in several ways, which included the low-profile design and natural color scheme of the Northwoods Gondola, the intake structure at the Hudson River, the construction of new architecture, and the redevelopment of the historic North Creek Ski Bowl.

Gore was also a finalist for winning a Silver Eagle for Waste Reduction & Recycling, due to its construction efforts of the Northwoods Lodge by Lincoln Logs, which converted the historic gondola loading barn into a one-stop shop for family and snow sports programs, rentals and demos, and group services. 

Snowgun and Gondola
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Welcome to Gore Mountain in North Creek, New York’s family-friendly ski resort offering four peaks of alpine terrain, affordable ski and stay packages, and exciting events year-round.

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