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Blue Mountain Resort opens November 15th, setting an opening day record


BLUE MOUNTAINS, ON – November 14, 2019 – After the GTA and ski country received its first substantial snowfalls and sustained colder temperatures for snow-making, Blue Mountain Resort is now open for its 79th ski season on Friday, November 15th, making it the Resort’s earliest opening day on record.

“A burst of cold weather that allowed for snowmaking along with natural snowfall have made it possible to open limited runs before the usual ski season begins,” explains Jackie Paduano, a member of Blue Mountain Resort’s PR team.

Do not expect to experience all of Blue Mountain’s, Ontario leading 364 skiable acres just yet. The Silver Bullet High-Speed Six Person chairlift will be operating, giving access to Memory Lane and Tranquility, two top-to-bottom intermediate/advanced runs. The Easy Rider Magic Carpet will also be operating. A hike park will be available for guests on the Undergrad trail.

The slopes will officially open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m. Adult lift tickets will be $29 +HST and youth/senior tickets will be $14+HST. 5×7 ®, Ikon and Ikon Base Season Passholders can also access the hill during operational hours on November 15th.

Image from @BlueMtnResort twitter account

Blue Mountain will remain open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 16th and Sunday, November 17th, weather and conditions permitting. Lift tickets pricing will remain at $29 +HST and $14+HST. Passholders can access the slopes according to the terms outlined in their season pass.

Beginner ski and snowboard programs and private lessons will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from November 15th through 17th.

The Grand Central Lodge is open daily, with food and beverage service available from

8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Blue Mountain’s operating schedule for dates after Sunday, November 17th will be announced at a later time. They advise skiers and boarders to watch their social media channels and website for updates.

Opening day was celebrated with remarks from President & COO, Dan Skelton. Guests enjoyed music and prize giveaways at the base of the Silver Bullet, beginning at 8:30 a.m.

For more information on Blue Mountain’s offerings, please visit www.bluemountain.ca

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