Snow Report for Sunday, January 22
Number of Trails: 57
Percentage of Terrain Open: 78%
Number of Lifts: 13
Lifts Open: 8:30am-4pm
What's Happening
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Soft snow conditions and comfortable cruising temperatures are in store for day two of your favorite promotion of the year- Take Your Kids to Gore Week!  Ages 19 and under ski and ride FREE with a full-paid parent daily through Friday- don't miss the fantastic family value.  Look for more terrain opening soon- snowmakers have most recently been working on The Rumor, The Oak Ridge Trail, Sunway, and Jamboree.  Would you like snow reports emailed to you 1-2 times a week?  Click here to sign up.

Special Notes

Extra fun is waiting for you on our half pipe and newly designed boarder/skiercross at the Ski Bowl, open 8:30am-8pm this weekend.  Be sure to enjoy our nordic trail system there as well- access to everything at the Bowl is included with season passes and lift tickets.  Sunday's food court lunch special is a turkey panini with granny smith apples and cheddar for $9- passholders, don't forget your 20% discount off the daily special and all of your other added-value discounts!   Please note that Echo is open for racing only through Monday, as we happily welcome our FIS athletes and their families- good luck racers!  Safety reminder: If you ski or ride with a backpack, remove it before boarding any lift, and keep it off until you have safely unloaded from that lift.  

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.
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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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