The Governor has unveiled new guidance which will impact some of our winter operations.
First and foremost, skiing and snowboarding will continue! The lifts are continuing to turn – every day. Earlier this year we made our 100-Day Pledge and we will continue to work toward that goal.
Yet, we will have some changes to our operations through December 18 per the Governor’s orders. Here’s what you need to know:
Ski & Snowboarding
- We will continue to be open Monday to Friday from 1-7pm and Saturday and Sundays from 11am – 7pm until we can expand terrain. Hours may increase as terrain increases.
- Our snowmaking operations will continue unchanged. We will make snow and expand terrain as temperatures allow.
- The base lodge will remain open for restrooms, locker access, retail, tickets, season passes and rentals.
- Guess using indoor services should remain socially distanced from others.
- The public areas of the chalet will not be open for indoor warming or dressing through December 18. Please put on your boots in the parking lot and use your vehicles to warm-up if you are cold.
Food & Beverage
- Wild Mountain will cease regular Food & Beverage operations through December 18.
- Chips, candy bars and other pre-packaged, grab-and-go snacks will be available for purchase at the retail ticket window.
- Private and semi-private lessons are available beginning Saturday, November 28 with 48-hour advanced reservation.
- Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult from the same household during the lesson.
- Guests and instructor are required to wear masks during the lesson.
- Group lessons will be paused through December 18.
Camps, Groups & Teams
- All in-person organized youth and adult sports activities - including practices, workouts, group travel, games, tournaments and competitions - are paused through December 18.
- Please communicate to your coaches or group leaders to verify replacement dates.
- All group lessons will be paused from through December 18.
- All other lesson programs will proceed as scheduled on December 19 and beyond.
- Tubing operations remain unchanged.
- Opening day is still scheduled for Saturday, December 19
Wild Mountain COVID Response
Wild Mountain is thrilled to welcome our guests back for the 2020-2021 winter season. This year has truly been unique, and we want to thank our guests and team members for making Wild Mountain a fun and safe place to visit. We appreciate everyone’s support and cooperation with our new health and safety measures – “We are all in this getting together”.
Because of the ongoing uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, we have had to make some important decisions regarding safety procedures for our guest and team members. Here is some information we’d like to share:
Considerations Before You Arrive:
- State and Local Restrictions
- View our current information and conditions.
- We request that our guest purchase their ticket or rental online before arrival to speed up check in process. Capacity limits may apply.
- Guests must complete waiver online prior to completing purchase of ticket.
- Ticket or rental may be purchased at our outside ticket windows or inside ticket counters.
- Guests are encouraged to use cashless payment throughout the facility.
- Snow Tubing will be available online or at Wild Chutes ticket counter in specific two (2)-hour sessions.
- On-Mountain capacity limits may apply during busy times.
- All guest must have a valid ticket and have completed a waiver when accessing any lift or snow
When At Wild Mountain or Wild Chutes Tubing:
- Face coverings are required inside buildings and outside whenever physical distancing cannot be achieved.
- Face coverings are required while waiting at all lift and conveyor lines.
- Face coverings are required loading and riding on all conveyors and lifts.
- Face coverings are required during all ski and snowboard lessons.
- Guests should be prepared to social distance from other guests (not in their party) both indoors and outdoors
- Guests are asked to get ready in their vehicle or prior to arrival.
- No personal items are allowed to be left in the chalets, under or on tables/benches. All personal belongings must be kept in a vehicle or placed in a locker or cubbies.
- Slow cookers, potluck items and other group food items will not be allowed in the chalet.
- At this time, all indoor spaces will have a 50% seating capacity with max of 10 per table.
- Tables and seating are for a limited time period in an effort to serve all of our guests. Tables and chairs may not be reserved for the day.
- On-mountain capacity limits may apply during busy times.
- We ask our guest to self-group and load the chairlift with their traveling party. Lift attendants will not require guests to ride a chairlift with people they do not know.
- Masks will be required in all lift lines and while riding on lifts, conveyors and ropes.
- Ski Patrol require that guests wear a mask or face covering when receiving aid.
- Guests are asked to stay home when sick, and also follow proper hygiene practices including; cough and sneeze etiquette, hand washing, and use of hand sanitizer. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the chalet.
- Be Patient and Be Courteous – Remember, We are all in this together.
- Cleaning protocols will include EPA-approved disinfectants that meet CDC requirements for use and effectiveness against COVID 19.
- We will continually provide routine cleaning and disinfecting of high-touch surfaces.
- Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting will take place daily in our rental shop. All rental equipment will be disinfected between each guest use.
- All employees are required to wear face coverings and participate in a daily health screening.
- All employees will continue to engage in frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizer.
- Hand sanitizer is available at our entrances and throughout our chalet.