Snow Report for Monday, October 17
Number of Trails: 0
Number of Lifts: 0
What's Happening

Please note that our summer/fall season is now closed, and we are busy gearing up for a fantastic winter!  Check back here for snowmaking updates...yay! 

Our best pricing for season passes and snow sports programs is through November 11.  16/17 season passes include a built-in lift ticket to share with friends or family.  Parents and kids are raving about our season-long and 6-week programs for ages 4-12.  Adults register in advance and save on our midweek programs- Ladies Escape on Wednesdays or co-ed Secret Society of Skiers on Thursdays.

We have many other ways to save for the upcoming winter- frequent skier cards include your first day at Gore and every 6th day FREE, with discounts for each visit between!   Choose your days in advance and save with e-tickets, or for the most flexibility consider our four-pack Snow Samplers, these vouchers are accepted any day of the season but only available to purchase through December 9.

Special Notes

New this season is our new Nordic trail system at the North Creek Ski Bowl, 66 new snowguns ready to go, and several lift/lodge/trail updates!  Interested in joining our team?  Don't miss our job fair on October 29.  Visit us 9am-4pm any day in the Northwoods Lodge for purchases, photos, and pass pick ups.


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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793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY 12853 • Snow Phone: (518) 251-5026 • Phone: (518) 251-2411