Blogs from the White Mountains

Snow

A Lesson in Snow Management

On the surface, snowmaking seems like a relatively simple concept. Wait for Mother Nature to provide cold temperatures, send water and compressed air through the network of pipes on the mountain, and “presto;” white gold comes shooting out of snow gun nozzles and falls quietly to the trail surface ready for our enjoyment.  While this is partially true, the science behind snowmaking is much more complex and fascinating, right down to the molecular level, but that lesson is for a different time. For a deep dive check out the recent Epic By Nature podcast episode  The Magic of Snowmaking

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Season Passes

Last Chance for Epic

NOVEMBER 24 IS THE LAST CHANCE TO PURCHASE THE FULL SUITE OF EPIC PASS OPTIONS, INCLUDING THE NEW EPIC DAY PASS, NOW PROVIDING ACCESS TO EIGHT SKI AREAS THROUGHOUT THE NORTHEAST

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Capital Projects

19-20 Capital Projects

Off-season? There is no off-season! Not for the unsung heroes of the mountain ops department, anyway. While we are hanging up our skis and boards at the end of the season, these guys and gals are hard at work getting ready for the next seasons opening day.

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Lifts

Summit Triple Repair Update

Good afternoon. Today, during morning operations, a noise was detected coming from the general area of the bullwheel at the base of our Summit Triple. The lift then continued to run until everyone was offloaded and we made the decision to close the lift for the remainder of the day to begin to diagnose the cause of the noise.

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