Snow Report for Monday, March 25
Trails Planned Open: 75
Percentage of Terrain Open: 86%
Lifts Planned Open: 7
Lifts Open: 8:30am-4pm
What's Happening
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Catch a few rays of sunshine while you get your Monday ski session on.  Feel like a VIP riding up the luxurious Burnt Ridge Quad in style- the Echo trail is offering up some stashes of deep snow, look for fresh corduroy there and on Sagamore this morning, along with plenty of other trails right up to the top of the Straight Brook Quad.  The chilly overnights along with our talented grooming team are keeping our base going strong.  Watch the savings pile up when you buy your 2019-2020 season pass now because you get the rest of this season for FREE- pick yours up and start using it right away!  Our passes are on sale at the same prices as last year with tons of cool perks- break your purchase into four monthly payments with our free financing plan.

Special Notes

Our terrain parks are super-fun right now, check out our latest video edit of some freestyle action.  Monday's Food Court lunch special is a bacon cheeseburger for $9.50, and passholders always get 20% off the special.  Congratulations to all 150+ athletes that joined us for a long weekend of USSA Eastern Finals racing!  Safety reminder: People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to safely avoid them.

Mountain Bike Skills Development Camp

Mountain Bike Class

Saturdays- August 11 & September 22 (join us for one or both of these camps).  All day and morning-only options available!

Enjoy the thrills and excitement of biking down and around the mountain, through wooded trails, over rocks, logs and stream beds.  Learn to ride with more control, climb more efficiently, and descend with more confidence.  Our skills development clinics offer cross-country and downhill mountain biking instruction for beginner and intermediate riders, ages 10 & up.

Join us for the all-day clinic- gondola access is included with an option for lunch to be provided.  Or choose to join us for the morning-only session, 9am-Noon.  You'll work on

  • positioning, balance, and techniques for climbing and riding downhill, as well as cornering and making tight turns
  • riding through a slalom course
  • riding over rocks, roots, and logs
  • putting your bike into a controlled skid
  • effective braking
  • learning bike safety practices

A look at the day's agenda...

8:30-9:00am  Register at the ticket desk in the Northwoods Lodge. 

9:00am  Kick off your day in our agility park improving your bike handling skills.  Then we'll head to the Ski Bowl to ride the cross-country trails there, applying the new skills learned in the agility park.

Noon  Morning session ends. All-day participants break for lunch- bring your own, or select the option to include lunch and yours will be provided.

12:45pm  Back at it for more riding on either the Ski Bowl trails or some of Gore's cross-country trails in the base area.  Ready for a challenge?  We'll take you and your bike up the gondola from Gore's base area to the summit of Bear Mountain to ride our more advanced downhill terrain, or continue practicing on the Ski Bowl's cross-country trails.

3:30pm  Camp ends- thanks for joining us.  Enjoy your new skill set!

What to bring and wear...

  • Mountain bike:  In good repair, preferably with full suspension.  Front fork suspension is required, and 'hard-tail' (no rear suspension) is acceptable.
  • Helmet!  Everyone must wear a helmet.  Make sure your helmet fits properly, and the chinstrap is snug.
  • Bring plenty of Water stored in a bottle or hydration pack.  You may want to bring Snacks with you for breaks on the mountain.
  • Clothing:  Mountain bike shorts preferred.  Avoid loose pants that may get caught in bike chain.  T-shirt or long sleeved shirt, pending weather.  Light jacket may be needed pending temperatures.  You'll get warm quickly when riding the trails!
  • Footwear:  Biking shoes or supportive trail shoes or sneakers with good tread are recommended.
  • Biking gloves are recommended- padding or gel in key areas of the palm make gripping the handlebars more comfortable and reduce risk of blisters.

Register Online

Downloadable Registration Form

If you have selected the option with lunch included, yours will be provided from the Open Pit Grille. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions in advance.

Saturday, August 11
9am-3:30pm
All Day Camp $55, or $65 with lunch included; Morning-Only Session $40
Gail Setlock
(518) 251-2411, x1043
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