Snow Report for Monday, December 17
Trails Planned Open: 20
Lifts Planned Open: 4
Lifts Open: 8:30am-4pm
What's Happening
Three skiers on a trail with a pretty view
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Please be advised of Sunday's overnight weather- there is mixed precipitation that could delay the opening of some lifts or trails on Monday morning.  Please check back for updates.  Snowmakers are moving to some new trails- Pine Knot, Fairview, Tahawus, Twister, Pot Luck, and Lower Sunway!  Terrain park junkies- we have plenty of action ready to go for you on both Lower Sleighride and know that the hot Pot Luck jump line is on the way!  Wrap up your holiday shopping with a Gore Mountain Gift Card- they never expire and are ready to go in any denomination. 

Special Notes

Today's food court lunch special is a Bacon Cheeseburger for $9.50. Have you checked out the all-new Tannery Pub and Restaurant? Make sure to stop in and enjoy some apres-ski fun and a relaxing meal there.  Gearing up for your holiday vacation?  Be sure to check out great specials at area lodging properties with our "Gore Holiday Your Way" promotion- you can put together your lift ticket and your lodging for as little as $96 per person, per night!

Nordic & Snowshoe Trail Conditions

Nordic Trail Updates

Our Nordic Center is open daily- join us for some fun and fitness at the North Creek Ski Bowl!  All open routes have been beautifully groomed with classic track sets!  Today's recommended waxes are Swix 7 for glide and blue hardwax for kick.  Hours are 12-6pm today.

Nordic News & Events

The Nordic Center recently received four FIS certifications, which mean our courses have met criteria for hosting a range of high-level racing events.  We look forward to hosting several different competitions this year, which are exciting for both spectators and athletes.  Recreational users are always welcome too.  Check here for our events schedule.

Primary Surface: Frozen Granular
Secondary Surface: Machine Groomed
Average Base Depth: 4-15 inches

More Difficult

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Trail D
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Trail E
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Trail F
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Trail G
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Trail I
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Most Difficult

Trail C
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Easier

Trail H
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Trail J
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Trail K
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Trail A
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Trail A

This gently rolling terrain allows for a variety of nordic skiing techniques. The trail begins as a low gradient climb through woodlands and then transitions to a low gradient descent with a nice banked turn to the open stadium area. The trail continues after the stadium to gain a ridge via a medium gradient climb and then transitions to a medium gradient descent back into the stadium.  (1.06K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail B

A significant climb will challenge the skier, but soon reward as well with two beautifully sculpted banked turns. Carrying speed from the bottom turn will allow a sublime transition back to Trail A's medium gradient climb.  (.45K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail C

This trail begins with the steepest climb of the trail system. This high gradient hill is short, steep, and sweet, and will definitely raise the heart rate. After the climb, the trail mellows out to a wide open flat stretch followed by a medium gradient climb to reach the highest elevation of the trail system. The wide turn and medium gradient descent allows the skier recovery time before dropping into the sculpted banked turns of Trail B.  (.56K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail D

Meandering through soft and hardwoods with gently rolling terrain and a 'Norwegian sweet spot' climb of 8-9% grade, this trail has a wonderful flow.  Trail D will be opened with natural snow and during daytime operations.  (.59K, Grooming)

Trail E

This trail presents a variety of climbing and descent gradients, and a spectacular vista to view the Moxham Mountain & Valley and the High Peaks.  Trail E will be opened with natural snow and during daytime operations.  (.46K, Grooming)

Trail F

A fun and challenging terrain park-like trail with roller coaster dips, a gap jump, bicycle dips, a table top jump, and slalom turns.  This trail offers nordic skiers opportunity to work and develop balance, speed, and agility.  (.09K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail G

The test loop and bottom of Trail F allows skiers to dial in wax and check ski speed, as well as a choice to have some fun on nordic terrain park features.  (.23K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail H

This trail offers some of the easiest opened terrain for nordic skiers to work on a variety of techniques and interval training.  (.55K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail I

This trail provides another B climb with 30' width and a lovely turning descent.  The open return to Trail H is ideal for working on V-2 alternate technique.  (.25K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail J

For the beginner level skier, Trail J follows a flat stretch from the Joe Minder Lodge to the base of the Hudson lift.  After circling the base of the Hudson lift, skiers will turn right to head into a wooded section.  The trail makes a short gentle climb before turning left, then continues on a very modest climb before coming out under the Hudson Chair lift line. It then makes a gentle descent to merge into Trail H.  (.47K, Snowmaking, Grooming, Lights)

Trail K

For the snowshoe enthusiast, this trail begins on the right of the Yurt, at the base of the Village Chair. This trail consists of a short loop following a natural ridge line, which offers excellent views of the entire Ski Bowl.  (.28K)

Where can I get some cross-country skis or snowshoes?

Rentals for both are available in the Ski Bowl Lodge- have fun!

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