the north face jester backpack Blue Mountain ski area making snow Friday
LOWER TOWAMENSING TOWNSHIP, Pa. Here’s a sure sign of winter: Blue Mountain ski area in southern Carbon County plans to start making snow Friday.
Snow guns are projected to begin dusting trails on BlueMountain as early as Friday night and operators of the ski area expect to complete a full test of its snow making system Friday.
“Blue Mountain has invested in snowmaking capacity, efficiencyand automation for the last 19 consecutive years,” said a spokesman in a news release.
“Over half of Blue Mountain’s acreage is now fully automated with the industry’s latest equipment and software along with its entire water pumping system.
“This summer, Blue Mountain added six new snow making pumps increasing itsoutput to an impressive 14,000 gallons per minute. The latest automationtechnology is sure to make this winter at Blue Mountain the best yet.”Opening day will be announced on Blue Mountain’s website and its social mediachannels to alert customers to gear up and hit the slopes.