SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. - Seven Springs Mountain Resort will open the slopes for skiing and snowboarding on Friday.
Resort officials said initial snowmaking began Nov. 23, with the resort's snowmaking crew churning out fresh white snow on the Front Face of the mountain and the snow tubing park.
After nearly a week of intense snowmaking, the resort has an average snow base of 16 inches.
"The entire team here at Seven Springs is excited to welcome back our guests as we gear up for another wonderful ski season," said Eric Mauck, Seven Springs' CEO. "Our snowmaking crew was able to make a tremendous amount of snow this week and we thank them for their tireless efforts."
Eight slopes and trails will be available to guests, as well as the Santa's Beard terrain park with at least six features.
All areas will be serviced by three chairlifts. The slopes will be open 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri., Nov. 30 through Sun., Dec. 2.
Open terrain will include Tyrol, Stowe, Stowe trail, Cortina trail, Wagner, Phillip's Run, Fawn Lane and Stowe Beginner Area.
Ski and board tickets will be one price for all sessions - $45 per adult and $35 per child ages 6-11.
These tickets will be valid all day and can be purchased in the Ski Ticket Office.