Whitefish Mountain Resort will open for the 2011-2012 Winter Season this Saturday, December 10 with 5 lifts and 8 runs and reduced pricing. The price of a daily ticket will be $39 for ages 13-69 and $25 for ages 7-12. Super seniors 70 & over and children 6 & under are free.
“We’re excited to get the season started and celebrate the coming winter,” Whitefish Mountain Resort President Dan Graves said. “Our snowmaking and grooming crews have done an amazing job preparing the slopes for what should be a wonderful opening weekend.”
Runs that will be open this weekend include Hope Slope, Chipmunk, Magic Carpet, Caribou, Goat Haunt, Silvertip, Whitetail and Gray Wolf. Lifts include Chair 3, Chair 6, Chair 1, Chair 7 and the Magic Carpet. A few terrain park features will be available in the Chair 3 area. Downloading on Chair 1 will be required for guests wishing to access terrain in the Chair 7 area.
The Summit House, Base Lodge Café and Base Lodge Bar will be open for food & beverage services. Ed & Mully’s will serve soup and chili and the bar will be open. Additional services available include the Base Lodge Rental Shop, Village Equipment Rentals as well as Base Lodge Traders, Snow Ghost Outfitters and Summit House Gifts. The Kids Center & Daycare will also be open as well as the Ski & Ride School on limited terrain, the Learn to Ski/Ride program will be available.
Whitefish Mountain Resort is offering a special early season package, “Ski a Day, Get a Day,” buy one day of skiing and one night of lodging and get one day and one night free. The offer is valid through December 18, 2011 and based on availability and not valid with other promotions, offers or specials. Two-night minimum and double occupancy required.
A variety of Ski & Stay packages are available at Whitefish Mountain Resort throughout the 2011-2012 Winter Season. Learn more about special deals and stay up-to-date on Whitefish Mountain Resort’s snow conditions and mountain operations visit www.skiwhitefish.com.