If there’s a bright side to the recent cold snap, besides people who just like colder weather this time of year, it’s that local skiers also get a bonus. Officials at Bristol Mountain say that they officially kicked off the season at Noon on Saturday.
It’s the earliest opening day at the local ski resort since November 9, 1991, and sales and marketing director Drew Broderick says it may also be the quickest opening time from the first snow coming out of the snow guns to opening a trail.
On Saturday from Noon to 4pm, Bristol opened Sunset Trail and lift for intermediate and advanced level skiers and snowboarders only.
Sunset Trail and Sunset Lift will be open from 9am-4pm on Sunday for intermediate and advanced levels.
Staff at Bristol say that resort is the first ski area out of 50 New York ski areas to open for the 2017-18 season.