Update for Friday-Sunday, September 30-October 2

We're open Friday-Sunday for scenic skyrides!  Take in the remarkable fall foliage from the comfort of the 8-passenger Northwoods Gondola- explore our mountaintop interpretive trail and rock labrynth, and enjoy the Adirondack views from the Fairview observation deck.  Don't forget your camera.  Downhill mountain bikers can check out 1700' vertical of fun and challenging terrain.  If you are visiting on Saturday or Sunday, purchase your e-ticket(s) for all-day biking or gondola rides in advance and save!  Enjoy refreshments from the Open Pit Grille and check out adventure activities at the base area.

Join us for the Leaf Cruncher 5k this Saturday.  All ages are welcome for our fun trail run with numerous categories, awesome prizes, and a scenic gondola skyride included!  Mark your calendar for Harvest Fest, October 8-9.  Live music will rock the base area all weekend, also enjoy tons of activities and a fantastic fall menu.  Browse our slopeside shopping village, meet birds of prey, scaly reptiles, and furry farm animals. Don't miss a scenic gondola skyride through the spectacular fall foliage.  While you're here, grab your 16/17 season pass, frequent skier card, or four-pack of tickets!

History

A look at our milestones and special occasions over 80 years!
  • 1934  The first snow train, carrying 378 winter enthusiasts, arrives in North Creek at 10:30am from Schenectady on March 4. Round trip $1.50. Ski Patrol at Gore Mountain was formed, one of the first of its kind and served as a model for patrols all over the world. Lois Perret was the leader of the volunteer first aid committee. "Be careful, and think while you ski."
  • 1946  3000' t-bar is installed at the North Creek Ski Bowl, servicing 830 vertical feet.
  • 1964  Gore Mountain is developed, featuring a j-bar, a t-bar, and for the more advanced, a double chair, the longest lift in the East.
  • 1967  The first gondola in New York State is installed at Gore Mountain. It remains New York's only gondola until 1999.
  • 1976  Gore Mountain installs its first snowmaking system on four trails: Sleeping Bear, Sunway, Showcase, and Cloud.
  • 1984  Gore Mountain installs the"Adirondack Express," a high-speed triple, the only lift of its kind in the Eastern US.
  • 1995  "The Rumor" opens on February 9. This trail has 70% pitch and is one of the steepest trails in the East, designed for experts only.
  • 1996  Gore Mountain taps the mighty Hudson River for a snowmaking water source and quadruples snowmaking capabilities.
  • 1999  The Northwoods Gondola replaces the 1967 "Old Red Gondola." The high-speed eight-passenger lift is named SKI Magazine's "Best New Lift" and transports guests to the summit of Bear Mountain.
  • 2002  The Topridge Area is introduced on Bear Mountain, including a lift and four new trails. Providing service from the Straightbrook Valley, Topridge transforms the Gore Mountain experience.
  • 2003  The North Creek Ski Bowl is opened by Gore Mountain for lift-service tubing.
  • 2006  "Ruby Run," a new beginner trail off the Northwoods Gondola is added, offering beginners 1700' vertical feet and 2.2 miles of continuous skiing and riding.
  • 2007  Gore Mountain opens the new Northwoods Lodge. " Village Chair," the first-ever aerial chairlift at the North Creek Ski Bowl, is installed for day/night skiing and snowboarding.
  • 2008  New terrain serviced by a high-speed quad opens on Burnt Ridge Mountain, increasing Gore's vertical to 2300'.
  • 2011  Gore Mountain opens the "Hudson Chair," completing its interconnect with the Historic North Creek Ski Bowl on Little Gore Mountain, and further developing its fourth peak of terrain.
  • 2014  The 1984 Adirondack Express is replaced with an all-new luxurious and high-speed detachable quad.
2 survayors pointing on top of Gore Mountain
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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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793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY 12853 • Snow Phone: (518) 251-5026 • Phone: (518) 251-2411