Two lifts running at Baldy Mountain Resort this weekend

Baldy Mountain Resort plans to open as scheduled

Baldy Mountain Resort said they will have the Sugarlump chair and the magic carpet operating on Friday, Dec. 8.

“After the early November snowfall we had some mid-November rain and have had little snow afterwards. Meaning we are not in a position to open the Eagle chair just yet. The Eagle chair accesses very rocky high alpine terrain and many of the big rocks don’t have enough coverage to make the terrain safe to navigate,” said general manager Andy Foster.

It was an absolutely stunning weekend at @baldymountainresort!! Who's ready to enjoy bluebird powder days like this?? We open December 8.

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With two of three lifts running there will be reduced lift ticket pricing in effect for opening weekend, Dec. 8 to 10. Adult tickets are only $38, seniors 65 and over are only $19, youth aged seven to 15 are only $24 and kids six and under are free (but must still collect a ticket).

Related: South Okanagan ski hills need snow

The First Chair Festival will take place over the opening weekend, Dec. 8 to 10. The festival will include fun activities for the whole family: prizes and giveaways, free guided tours, local vendors and a fireworks display. The newly renovated Baldy Bar will be open featuring live music, drink tastings, a new menu and new hours.

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