West Mountain kicked off its 2021-22 season, opening Christmas weekend for skiing, riding and tubing.
“The progress continues at West Mountain,” said Sara Montgomery, general manager of West Mountain. “Our snow sports school continues to grow, and this year we have expanded our learning center to accommodate more skiers and riders. We are excited to welcome newcomers who will be making their first winter sports memories at West. It’s going to be a fun-filled season.”
West Mountain offers beginner through advanced terrain and will be open for day and nighttime skiing, riding, and tubing. There are some additions to the mountain, as well as a continuation of West Mountain’s lesson programs.
That includes a newly expanded learning terrain/bunny hill and more snow tubing lanes added to the Tubing Park. Being continued are the individual and after school program, the Academy and Club Race Team membership offerings for athletes ages 6-19, and continuation of events like Fire on the Mountain, Slush Cup and more.
Officials said during non-holiday periods, West Mountain will offer ticket promotions such as Monday and Tuesday $35 for a four-hour ticket specials and breakfast or lunch plus lift ticket specials.
West Mountain’s Bar and Eatery will be open at full capacity with daily specials such as Burgers, Beers and Bands Wednesdays, Fiddlehead and Fettuccine Fridays and Bloody Mary Sundays.
After nine years of a complete ski area infrastructure rebuild, West Mountain officials aid they have completed its Stage 1: Ski Area Infrastructure. West will now embark on Stage 2: A Luxury Ski/Stay Resort Development at the north side of the mountain.
The completed Stage 1 includes new chairlifts, 40,000 feet of new snowmaking pipeline, a new snowmaking pump house, a new cafeteria, a new rental ski and snowboard fleet, new LED trail lighting, 100 percent snowmaking and night skiing, a new tubing conveyor lift, an expanded Bunny Hill and a remodeled Northwest Lodge.