49º North Announces Opening Date! - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

49º North Announces Opening Date!

CHEWELEAH, Wash - 49° North Mountain Resort announced today that it will be open on Saturday, November 20th, and Sunday, November 21st, 2010. Chairs 1 & 3 will be running from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Silver Ridge, King and Queen will be accessible on Chair 1, and Treasure Hill will be open on Chair 3. 

Ticket prices will be $30 for adults, and $20 for youth. After the week-end, the resort will resume operations on Thursday, November 25th thru Sunday, November 28th.

According to Brad Northrup, the resort's Director of Sales & Marketing, conditions are near-perfect for an early opening.   

"We have received nearly 4 feet of snow on the upper mountain in the last three weeks.  More importantly, the snow that has fallen has had a good amount of moisture in it, which is ideal for creating a solid base. We are definitely off to a great start." aid Northrup.

This early opening will mark the second year in a row that the resort has opened before the Thanksgiving holiday.

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