Although the COVID-19 pandemic raises questions about the upcoming ski season, Gore Mountain in Johnsburg is replacing two lifts to improve access to beginner and expert terrain.
West Mountain, at the foot of the Adirondack State Park in Queensbury, New York, will unveil its new West Express triple chairlift with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m.
West Mountain in Queensbury, NY has a new owner, new management team and big plans for future expansion. That’s according to Spencer Montgomery who purchased the resort last year from former owner Mike Brandt.
Two months ago the picture at West Mountain outside Glens Falls, N.Y. in the southern Adirondacks, looked uncertain with current management declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy to avoid a foreclosure proceeding. West owed Zion National Bank nearly $5 million, and was left with no cash. The mountain was its collateral.
UPDATE 7/5/13: Whaleback Mountain’s future will remain unsettled for at least another month, reports the Valley News, after Randolph National Bank postponed the auction of the ski area until Aug. 1. The sale was previously scheduled for July 11.