Snow Report for Monday, June 5
What's Happening
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2017-2018 season passes are on sale- adult season passes start at just $399, and our season passes include a variety of perks, including one built-in bonus ticket.  We are getting excited for extensive renovations to three of our lodges!  The size of the Saddle Lodge will double, with an updated kitchen serving both full-service and food court dining.  The original 1967 gondola unloading station at Gore's summit will be transformed into a warming lodge with seating, vending machines, and restrooms.  Also, an addition on the Northwoods Lodge will deliver a larger rental & repair shop, and expand the size of the children's learning center.  Be sure to stay in touch to keep up with all of our mountain improvements as they progress!

Special Notes

Snow Sampler 4-packs are on sale for just $235, price increases after August 11.  Enjoy powder freedom with four fully transferable lift tickets, accepted any day of the 17/18 snow season at Gore, Whiteface, and Belleayre!

Our summer operations kick off July 29, plan to join us for scenic gondola rides and adventure activities.  Keep in mind your 17/18 season pass includes unlimited access to scenic rides and hiking when available.  During the warmer months, we are an ideal venue for weddings and special events!  We happily host ceremonies, reunions, corporate parties, and other types of gatherings throughout the summer and fall months which can feature mountaintop happenings and our year-round catering services.  Enjoy a day of fun on the mighty Hudson River- book your whitewater adventure today.  Be sure to sample some of the region's fabulous dining options while you're here.

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 Straight Brook 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.
  • 2016  Gore Mountain's 14,589 solar panels go live on the grid and offset 85% of the mountain's energy use.
Pre Demolition Saddle Lodge
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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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