"It is the people of Gore that make this special," she said. "I wish I had a bottle of champagne right now."
Skiers and snowboarders can now park at the Ski Bowl and have access to all of Gore Mountain. The connection brings Gore the title of being the sixth largest ski resort in the east and is a result of years of planning, beginning with the formative ideas of past Johnsburg supervisor Bill Thomas.
Current supervisor, Sterling Goodspeed, remembers when people didn't know there was a village at the base of Gore Mountain.
"The world just found our village at the base of the mountain," he said.