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    The dreaded ''Closings 2019'' thread

    It's with a heavy heart that I pass this info along. I'm very surprised about Blue- their base is still deep & last couple years they've made it into April. Ppl on that Pa. site are p*ssed.

    Blue Mt Pa.: tomorrow Sat. 3-30-18 at 4 pm
    Elk: Sat. 3-30-18 at 4:30
    Montage: this weekend then re-open April 6
    Mountaincreek: 4-1-19
    Shawnee: closed

    BUT! Campgaw intends to go til next weekend (but closed early in the week). Hooray for the little guy!

    Last edited by legalskier; Mar 29, 2019 at 10:36 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by legalskier View Post
    It's with a heavy heart that I pass this info along. I'm very surprised about Blue- their base is still deep & last couple years they've made it into April. Ppl on that Pa. site are p*ssed.
    Yeah, Blue is definitely not closing Saturday due to lack of coverage. They are closed again today, too. I have never known a ski area to close so often for light rain/drizzle. It's getting a bit ridiculous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domeskier View Post
    Yeah, Blue is definitely not closing Saturday due to lack of coverage. They are closed again today, too. I have never known a ski area to close so often for light rain/drizzle. It's getting a bit ridiculous.
    They didn't used to, sounds like they may be having financial problems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BenedictGomez View Post
    They didn't used to, sounds like they may be having financial problems.
    Definitely a money-saving move for whatever reason. I saw speculation on the PA site that the current owners are planning to sell. Maybe EPIC or IKON are in the market for a Poconos location to get a piece of the Philly market.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenedictGomez View Post
    They didn't used to, sounds like they may be having financial problems.
    Definitely a money-saving move for whatever reason. I saw speculation on the PA site that the current owners are planning to sell. Maybe EPIC or IKON are in the market for a Poconos location to get a piece of the Philly market.

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    On the other end of the spectrum, Mountain Creek was planning on calling it Monday 4/7, but announced today that they're extending the season to Sunday 4/7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jg17 View Post
    On the other end of the spectrum, Mountain Creek was planning on calling it Monday 4/7, but announced today that they're extending the season to Sunday 4/7.
    Hmmm?


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    Quote Originally Posted by jg17 View Post
    On the other end of the spectrum, Mountain Creek was planning on calling it Monday 4/7, but announced today that they're extending the season to Sunday 4/7.
    I was planning on going there Monday for their last day, now maybe I'll get a couple more days there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smellytele View Post
    Hmmm?


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