White Pass Ski Area opening for the season

WHITE PASS SKI AREA NEWS RELEASE -- A relentless combination of natural and man-made snow has White Pass looking skiable. Here are details for Saturday's opening day:

It's set to be open from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. The available lifts will be Great White, Chair 4 and Basin Quad.

Runs off Basin lift are in good shape. The recommended runs off Great White are Holiday, Jaw Breaker and Poma Face.

Lift Tickets are $40 for adults and $30 for juniors.

Day Lodge & High Camp will be open for food & beverage and Rental and Retail are up and running for gear & gift needs. Please note that no lessons available this weekend. Additional snow coverage is needed on beginner terrain.

At this point, the plan is to run Saturday and Sunday, then close Monday through Wednesday to continue snow-making and grooming efforts.

After this weekend, the plan is to reopen Thursday, December 12th for daily operation, conditions permitting.