Snow Report for Saturday, January 18
Trails Planned Open: 50
Percentage of Terrain Open: 75%
Lifts Planned Open: 13
Lifts Open: 8:30am-4pm (Village Chair 11am-8pm)
What's Happening
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Welcome to a rockin' MLK weekend!  We've got gorgeous conditions and beautiful coverage, and of course we are gearing up for another dump of natural snow starting up late this afternoon.  Our talented grooming staff has skillfully blended Thursday's 5" accumulation into a carpet of crisp corduroy to get your weekend started in style with vast amounts of terrain to explore!  Several of your favorite summit steeps are back in action today- snowmakers wrapped up overnight on Lies, Chatiemac, and Headwaters- you can check out the newest snow there mid-morning.  During the day, snowmakers will be powering away on Lower Sleighride, Wild Air, Pot Luck, The Arena, and Ski Bowl terrain.  Make sure to hit up Burnt Ridge Mountain on today's adventure- the North Side and High Peaks are open too!

Special Notes

Our fun MLK Weekend lineup includes live music Saturday & Sunday in the Tannery, an impressive Fireworks Display and 50-skier torch parade will illuminate the Base Area Sunday at dusk, and value-packed holiday ski & stay vacations are available from just $96pp per night for adults including lift tickets- find your favorite package and stick around for the entire long weekend of fun!  Join us in welcoming several hundred Nordic athletes to the Mid-Atlantic Junior National Qualifiers for morning races at the Ski Bowl this weekend, then explore the groomed cross-country trails into the evening under lights or hop in a beginner lesson during the afternoon.  Saturday's food court lunch special is a turkey panini with cheddar and green apples on multigrain bread for $9.50- remember passholders, you save 20% off that daily special as part of your awesome lineup of perksSafety reminder:  Stay alert- know who and what is around you, especially other skiers and riders and be aware of changing conditions.  Get ready for quality family time at an unbeatable value - Take Your Kids to Gore Week starts on Tuesday and that means all kids 19 & under ski/ride free with their full-paying parent right through Sunday 1/26!  

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.
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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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