Eaglecrest announces early opening!
Juneau, AK – November 18 – Eaglecrest Ski Area will open for the 2011-2012 Season on Friday, November 25. With over 46” of new snow since November 12th, Eaglecrest is looking forward to one of the earliest and best opening days in recent memory.
“We have received significant early season snowfall and are happy to be able to open earlier than our December 3 target date” said Matt Lillard, General Manager. “It looks like we are off to a great start for the season. Early season conditions exist and we urge folks to ski and ride with caution”.
Operations for the season will begin at 9am on Friday, November 25 with the Ptarmigan, Hooter and Porcupine chairs operating. Further details on terrain openings will be available closer to opening day. Eaglecrest will be open from 9am to 3pm and will operate Friday through Sunday, November 27. The mountain will be closed Monday through Friday and reopening on Saturday, December 3.
The Rental and Repair Shop will be in full operations. The Snowsports School will have limited instructor availability opening weekend and reservations are required. The Eaglecrest Grill will be open with a limited menu for breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Mountain Lift Coffee Stand will be open. The Snow Bus will not operate opening weekend.
Season Passes and multi-visit rates can still be purchased at our EarlyBird rates through November 27. The Base Lodge is now open Thursday through Monday (Closed Thanksgiving Day) from 10am to 3pm. For more information visit our website skijuneau.com.