Update for Saturday & Sunday, September 23-24
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We are open Saturday-Sunday for pre-winter fun including scenic gondola rides, downhill mountain biking, adventure activities, workshops, and events!  Buy an e-ticket for our activities in advance for terrific savings.  Keep in mind your 17/18 season pass includes unlimited gondola access and hiking every weekend.  Carl Heilman joins us this Saturday for his annual on-mountain photography workshop- reserve your spot today!

Join us Saturday, September 30 for the Leaf Cruncher 5K trail walk/run.  Registration includes a scenic gondola skyride amid colorful foliage and entry for outstanding raffle prizes including outdoor gear, fall-themed items, lift tickets, and locally handmade treats from Barkeater Chocolates!

We are excited for extensive renovations to three of our lodges!  The size of the Saddle Lodge is doubling, the original 1967 gondola unloading station at Gore's summit is being transformed into the new Straight Brook Lodge, and we're expanding the rental shop, children's program center, and bathrooms of the Northwoods Lodge.  Be sure to stay in touch to keep up with all of our projects and improvements as they progress!

During the warmer months, we happily host weddings, reunions, corporate parties, and other types of gatherings which can feature mountaintop happenings and our year-round catering services.

Number of Activities: 12
Activities Open: Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm
Number of Lifts: 1
Gondola Open: Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm

Employment Opportunities

JOB FAIR - Saturday, October 21, 10am-1pm. Meet department supervisors, learn about, and submit applications.
Instructor Training Clinic

The Gore Mountain Snow Sports School will be conducting our annual “Instructor Training Course” (ITC) November 25-26, 2017.  If you want to see what it takes to be an instructor at Gore Mountain this 2-day clinic is an opportunity for you to gain skills and knowledge about teaching and coaching skiing/snowboarding.  We’ll also help you improve your own personal skiing and riding skills.

During the 2 days, you will learn an overall view of how to teach, what to teach, and when to teach or coach certain skills.  You will also receive individual feedback on your personal skiing/riding.  At the end of the 2-day clinic, we will announce who we would like to offer ski/sb instructor positions to for the 2017-18 season.  If you successfully meet our requirements and are offered a position as an instructor, training will continue throughout the season and during your employment.

Responsibilities of an Instructor

-         Teach children & adults of various ability levels to ski or snowboard
-         Teach all lessons in a safe, supportive manner while keeping it fun!
-         Perform teaching assignments and other related tasks as assigned
-         Abide by policies and procedures of Gore Mountain
-        Continue professional development by attending in-house training clinics
-        Maintain a level of fitness to perform all work duties; teaching skiing/riding is a physical job.  Able to lift minimum 30lbs.
-         Maintain a professional appearance and professional conduct at all times – a must!

Requirements & Qualifications of an Instructor

-         Commitment to an approved calendar of work days, including peak holiday periods, weekends, and other times of high business volume
-         Work minimum of 25 days  from Christmas Holiday period thru mid-March, with minimum weekend requirements
-         Minimum age of 16 years or older by December 1, 2017
-         Solid black ski/sb pants in good repair (we provide uniform jacket)
-         Modern ski/snowboard equipment in good repair
-         Enthusiasm, patience, passion for snow sports, friendly personality, and a sense of humor!
-         Competent skiing/riding/cross country skills on all Blue terrain and some Black terrain
-         Reliable transportation to work, on time, each scheduled work day

Employee benefits and privileges

-         Hourly pay compensation;  rate commensurate with PSIA/AASI certification
-         Season Pass for employee
-         Opportunity for complimentary lift tickets available for friends/family
-         Discounted rates in Snow Sports programs for family
-         Discounts on food

Instructor Training Course
Date:  November 25-26, 2017
Location: sign in @ Tannery Lounge in the Base Lodge
Time: 8:00-8:30 registration.  9:00 – 3:30 clinic on snow, with lunch break
Open To:  skiers & snowboarders, ages 16 (on or before 12/1/17) and older
Cost:  $25, includes 2-day clinic & 2-day lift ticket

Register Online

Download Registration Form

Gail Setlock, Snow Sports Director
PO Box 470, North Creek, NY 12853
Phone: (518) 251-2411, x1043
Email: gail@goremountain.com
Winter Employment Opportunities

Gore Mountain invites you to join our team, offering full and part-time positions in several departments.  Work with us and ski or ride for FREE all season!

JOB FAIR - October 21.  Meet department supervisors, learn about, and submit applications for the following positions:

Ticket Sellers

Sell lift tickets, season passes, frequent skier products and lessons, answer phones, and must have excellent customer service skills. Requires knowledge of computers and Gore Mountain.

Lift Operators & Lift Attendants

Provide guests with safe, efficient and courteous loading and unloading of lifts. Attendants are responsible for maintaining ramps as well as scanning season passes and lift tickets.

Terrain Park Attendants

Maintain terrain park features as well as working with mountain operations.

Ski & Snowboard Instructors

Teach both children and adults to ski and snowboard.

Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Instructors

Teach both children and adults with disabilities to ski and snowboard.


Groom trails and operate snow cats, primarily at night. Heavy equipment experience preferred, knowledge of skiing/riding and ski slopes needed.


Check snowmaking equipment (valves, water lines, etc.) and reposition snow guns on the mountain. Knowledge of ski trails needed.

Shuttle Bus Operators

Transport our guests from parking lots to Lodges or North Creek Ski Bowl. Must have a valid driver license with a minimum of CDL Class B.


Clean lodges and facilities, remove trash and recycling, and restock materials and as needed.

Download an ORDA Employment Application

Gore Mountain offers a friendly work environment, and is an equal opportunity employer.  Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Centerplate positions available at Gore Mountain include:

Food Service Staff

Cooks, Cashiers, Servers, Bussers, Dishwashers

Pub & Restaurant Staff

Chef, Cooks, Bussers, Dishwashers


Sales Clerks

Rental Shop

Ski & Snowboard Rental Technicians, Boot Fitters

Download a Centerplate Employment Application

Nicole Durkin, Human Resources
PO Box 470, North Creek, NY 12853
Phone: (518) 251-2411, X1112
Email: nicole@goremountain.com
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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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