VIDEO: Boreal Mountain Resort opens to skiers and snowboarders

 

SODA SPRINGS (KTXL) — Boreal Mountain Resort became the first California ski resort to open full time for the 2017-2018 ski season Wednesday.

Spokesperson Tucker Norred says the mountain has about a 15-inch base thanks to last weekend’s storm and artificial snow they have created with their snow machines.

Conditions Wednesday might not have been ideal for some people as some of the mountain was exposed and not fully covered with snow yet, and intermittent rain and high winds hit the Sierra. But for those who have waited all summer to dust off their skis and boards, the conditions were irrelevant.

“Look at this, so much fun — we don’t care,” snowboarder Ray Han said.

Boreal doesn’t give out ticket sale numbers, but the one lift in operation Wednesday was constantly filled with riders.

The resort says it will operate from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday with the hopes of expanding its hours this weekend.

WHAT OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON: 

>>MORE STORIES

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s