Skiers and snowboarders be advised that Blue Mountain Resort plans to fire up the snow guns tonight, Tuesday, November 20th and is preparing to open for the 2018-2019 winter season on Black Friday from 8:30am-10pm. Cooler temperatures and lower humidity are providing a big window of opportunity to build a base on most trails. The snow guns dust the trails overnight into the early morning hours, depending on the weather. This exciting event gets the Resort one step closer to opening their doors for a fun winter season! Snowmaking crews aim to open the following 3 trails and 1 lift on Friday, November 23: Easy Out Vista Trail Come Around Vista Lift
Lift tickets are $39 for an 8-hr lift ticket or $25 for a night ticket valid from 4pm-10pm available at the Summit Lodge Ticket Windows.
The mountain will also kick off their Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals at midnight on November 23rd. Off-Peak (midweek) lift tickets are $39, Peak (wknds & holidays) are $49. There is no limit to the number purchased and there are no blackout dates. Gifts Cards will also be on sale with an opportunity to get Bonus Cash:
$100 Gift Card get $10 Bonus Cash
$200 Gift Card get $20 Bonus Cash
$300 Gift Card get $30 Bonus Cash
$400 Gift Card get $40 Bonus Cash
$500 Gift Card get $50 Bonus Cash
These gift cards would make great Christmas stocking stuffers that snow sports fans would appreciate. Information regarding deals and events can be found at skibluemt.com.
For outdoor sportsmen and sportsgals, NRA’s Great American Outdoor Show tickets are now on sale that scheduled for February 2-10 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Showgoers can purchase tickets online at www.greatamericanoutdoorshow.org. And they too would make dandy Christmas stocking stuffers.
The Great American Outdoor Show is a nine-day celebration of hunting, fishing, and outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their families. Featuring firearm manufacturers, hunting and fishing outfitters, fishing tackle, boats, RVs, archery, and fun for the entire family. More than 1,100 exhibitors fill nine halls and cover 650,000 square feet, making the Great American Outdoor Show the largest consumer sports and outdoor show in the world.
In addition to the expansive exhibit halls, the 2019 Great American Outdoor Show includes a jam-packed schedule of events—including the 3D Bowhunter Challenge, Dock Dogs competitions, celebrity appearances, more than 200 seminars, wild game cooking demonstrations, activities just for kids, an NRA Country concert, and much more.
Regular adult admission is only $14. Special rates apply for kids, seniors, groups and multi-day tickets.
For more information and regular updates on the 2019 Great American Outdoor Show, including celebrity guest appearance times, seminar schedule and special events, visit www.greatamericanoutdoorshow.org.
Nick Hromiak has been an outdoors and automotive writer for over 30 years. He's been published in numerous national and state-wide outdoor magazines and newspapers.