Windham Mountain Announces Opening Day for the 2021/2022 Season
Season starts on the West Peak after 36 hours of cold temperatures for snowmaking team
WINDHAM MOUNTAIN, NY (November 24, 2021) —Windham Mountain announces it will be celebrating its 2021-2022 season opening day on November 26, 2021. After weeks of warmer weather, temperatures finally dropped low enough for the exceptional snowmaking team to start making snow.
Advanced and expert terrain only will be available, with openings on Upper/Lower Whistler, a blue square trail from the summit, Upper/Lower Wolverine, a combination double-black diamond and blue square trail, Warpath Chute, a blue square connecting trail, and The Wall, a double-black diamond connection. Terrain will be serviced by one lift, the Westside Six (F Lift), a high-speed six-passenger chair. Grooming will occur Friday morning prior to opening, and skiers and riders should note that early-season conditions will be present. Mountain Express in the Base Lodge will be open with a limited menu, along with the Umbrella Bar, located on the mountain’s patio.
“The snowmaking team did an incredible job,” said Chip Seamans, President and General Manager of Windham Mountain . “In a 36-hour window of cold they were able to put enough snow on the ground to open for the season. We are excited to open the Friday after Thanksgiving and will expand terrain as quickly as possible. We are looking forward to a great season,” said Seamans.
Lifts will be open from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday, November 26, and from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, November 27 and Sunday, November 28, 2021. Windham Mountain will remain open for operation seven days a week following the weekend. Opening day through December 3 will be designated as “green days” and tickets will be available for purchase at the mountain. Advanced online purchase is still recommended at windhammountain.com, and additional information about our red/green day capacity calendar can also be found on our website. Due to COVID-19, masks are required in Windham Mountain Sports and the 3500 Club. Guests are encouraged to reference the Mountain Report for the latest conditions and operating updates beyond the weekend.
Skiers and riders can look forward to enjoying over $4 million in capital investments for the 2021/2022 season at Windham Mountain, including an extension of automated snowmaking technology on community favorite trails Wraparound, Wonderama and Warpath Chute, as well as the grand opening and redevelopment of Windham Kids Base Camp into a reengineered and modern space for kids to learn how to ski and ride. Windham Mountain has been wholly focused on providing an “Above & Beyond” elevated experience for guests. As the premier destination in the Catskills of New York, Windham Mountain creates a welcoming community for families and friends seeking a fun, recreational, or peaceful escape to the mountains.
Windham Mountain is the premier year-round mountain resort destination within two and a half hours of New York City. Boasting 285 skiable acres across 54 trails serviced by 11 lifts, the Resort offers six terrain parks, an award-winning and revamped snowsports school, lodging, on-mountain dining, an Adventure Park, a full-service spa, and much more. Summer brings a range of activities including simple mountain getaways, events and festivals, extraordinary weddings, and energizing corporate gatherings. Windham Mountain Bike Park is famous for its World Cup course and also features a three-mile-long signature beginner trail. Windham Country Club is an 18-hole public golf course with a private club atmosphere. Visit windhammountain.com for details on these activities and more, as well as information on upcoming events.
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