Central NY's Song, Labrador Merge; No Major Changes Planned
Song President Peter Harris will has been named president and general manager of both areas. officials say they are not planning major changes in either staffing or operations.
However, consumers may benefit from what is dubbed an "Inter-Mountain Passport," season pass. The pass will be interchangeable without restrictions at both mountains.
Bruce and Susan Wilson have owned and operated the mountain since 1990, though it has been in the Wilson family for many years. The couple will remain in their current management positions for the coming season.
Labrador has six lifts and 22 slopes and trails, while Song has five lifts and 24 trails.
Harris has spent nearly his entire career in ski center operations. He owned and operated the Snow Ridge Ski Area in Turin, N.Y. from 1986 to 2006. He purchased Song, located in Tully, in 2000.
Harris said both mountains are preparing for the upcoming season. Early season discounted passes are on sale now.
He said staff from both Song and Labrador will be at The Ski Company's Annual $3 million Ski & Board Sale at the New York State Fairgrounds Sept. 12-14. He said the Inter-Mountain Passport as well as other special deals will be available at the show.