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Warm temps force Gore to close early

Bill Constant, of Albany, enjoys skiing at Gore Mountain in North Creek Thursday, March 22, the last day of the season.

Bill Constant, of Albany, enjoys skiing at Gore Mountain in North Creek Thursday, March 22, the last day of the season. Photo by Andy Flynn.

— “It was exciting, and then as quick as it came, it also went,” Stanton said. “And I’m not even convinced the snow might be over. There’s been a lot of winter systems that come through in very late March and April. We’ll just have to see what Mother Nature brings us.”

While they never publicize a closing date, Gore officials had hoped to extend the ski season into early April, at least until Easter. And despite the warm winter, Gore boasted excellent conditions all season thanks to its snowmaking and grooming. Now it’s time to begin construction projects for next winter.

“It’s really been an unusual year, and I want to thank everybody for helping us through a challenging season,” Stanton said.

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