Wrightwood, Calif. - (Nov. 28, 2016) - Mountain High, Southern California's closest winter resort, is set to open for the 2016-2017 season on Tuesday, November 29. Skiers and snowboarders of all ages and skill levels are invited to attend and help kick off the new season at Mountain High's West Resort. There will be live music, giveaways, discounted tickets and appearances by the Mountain High mascot, Yeti.
Chair lifts will spin from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. until Mountain High begins its daily night operations. Up to four lifts will be in operation accessing three trails, or one top-to-bottom run. Freestyle skiers and snowboarders can also enjoy eight to 10 features including jumps, rails and funboxes. The Big Pines base lodge opens at 8:00 a.m. along with the ticketing office, rentals, guest services and the season pass office.
Night skiing is set to begin on Friday, December 2 and be available Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings until further notice. Mountain High's famed North Pole Tubing Park is set to open on Saturday, December 3 and operate its traditional weekend schedule of 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
"We are stoked about the new season and expect it to be a very good one," said John McColly, Mountain High chief marketing officer. "Our resort is perfect for skiers and snowboarders of any skill level, and we're excited about getting back out on the mountain."
Early season ticket rates are only $49 for an 8-hour lift ticket and $25 for a child (12 and under) lift ticket. Children age six and under ski free when accompanied by a paying adult. Seniors age 70+ are free every day. Prices are subject to change without notice and will increase as new terrain opens.
For complete details on services, helpful tips and the North Pole Tubing Park, please visit the Mountain High website www.mthigh.com.
Lessons will begin when the necessary teaching terrain becomes available. When winter happens, it happens fast at Mountain High so look for new lifts and trails to open every week.
About Mountain High
Mountain High is Southern California's closest winter resort, located just 90 minutes from Los Angeles and Orange County. Mountain High Resort consists of three separate mountains: West Resort, East Resort and North Resort. Mountain High offers a wide variety of lifts and trails, a world-class terrain park, an outstanding winter sports school and the region's largest tubing area. Night skiing and snowboarding are available seven nights-a-week during peak season and snowmaking covers more than 80 percent of the slopes. Mountain High, Southern California's learn to ski and snowboard resort, traditionally operates from mid-November to mid-April. Visit www.mthigh.com for more information. Mountain High is an equal opportunity service provider operating under an Angeles National Forest special use permit.