Updated:  1/17/20 6:05AM
Peak hours and rates in effect today through Monday. There's fun to be had out here! Happy to see temps for Snowmaking back last night and for the next several days - hallelujah!!
>>Slope Hours & Rates
9AM-12AM
Surface Conditions: Machine made, Machine groomed
           Notes:
  Peak hours and rates in effect today through Monday. The base has held-up and the Snowmaking Crew is prepared to get back at it every chance they get!! 
The Park Crew has features set on Rustler and it will open around noon today.
>>Tubing Hours & Rates
9AM - 12AM
Offering Glow Tubing Each Night Tubing Is Open
Reserve Your Tubes Online. Many Sessions Do Sell-Out Fast. Please Plan Ahead.
Snow Trails typical season runs December thru mid-March.

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Snow Trails Snowmaking Commences: 2014 Earliest in History

Snow Trails Snowmaking Commences: 2014 Earliest in History
November 14, 2014

EARLIEST SNOWMAKING CAMPAIGN IN SNOW TRAILS 54 SEASON HISTORY BEGAN THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH 2014 AT 5PM

NEWS FROM SNOW TRAILS

For Immediate Release November 14, 2014

Mansfield, OH, November 14, 2014: Snow Trails Winter Resort had the privilege of offering skiers and snowboarders pure excitement after the Arctic outbreak dipped into the US from Canada, bringing temperatures cold enough for snowmaking to begin at Snow Trails in Mansfield, Ohio.

"Although very early for snowmaking in Ohio, we are taking advantage of this Arctic blast carrying deep into the Ohio Valley,” said Nate Wolleson - Snow Trails Marketing Manager. “We are loving this early jump on snowmaking here at the Resort. In 2013, snowmaking began on the 26th of November. We even topped that,” exclaimed Wolleson. “Once our many Season Passholders and Snow Trails fans saw the news come across their social media networks, they expressed great excitement knowing the incredible fun had here at Snow Trails last season.”

This 2014 snowmaking campaign began 13 days earlier than last year, making it the earliest campaign in Snow Trails history of 54 Winter Seasons in Ohio. Natural snowfall builds excitement, however snowmaking is an integral part of the success at Snow Trails. The snowmaking crew will stockpile the machine made snow.

Stockpiling is a method used to protect large volumes of snow from the potential for inclement weather. Rather than oscillating and spreading the snow across the slopes and tubing park, the snow guns are set to a fixed position for large piles of snow to be made. These piles will garner a hard outer shell, acting as an insulator and protecting the layers of snow below.

Snow Trails will continue to make snow as temperatures allow, building the needed base of snow for Snow Trails to shape the slopes and parks. Average seasonal temperatures have the potential to return and hold at forty degrees Fahrenheit. Resort Management will watch long-range forecasts closely. Mid-November snowmaking positioned Snow Trails ahead of the game and competitors, allowing for tentative Opening Day plans and the potential for another milestone to be set for opening sometime around Thanksgiving. Snow Trails opened last year on Friday, November 30th at Noon, just the third time in 53 seasons to do so the weekend following Thanksgiving.

Could your Black Friday Shopping be followed by skiing and snowboarding at Snow Trails? Additional details about Opening Day, as well as general Resort information can be found by visiting the resort's website at SnowTrails.com.

Snow Trails, which was the first commercial ski area in Ohio, is a privately owned resort, under the same management since inception. The resort features six chairlifts, including a slow moving Beginner's Double Chairlift and two newly added ski carpets dedicated to the Beginner's Area Complex, and a third carpet lift utilized for the Snow Tubing Park with the "Longest Tubing Lanes in Ohio." Two new trails were recently added to include Timberline, the "Longest Trail in Ohio," bringing total trails to 17, with three glade ski areas, plus the addition of a fourth terrain park. A 9,000 sq. ft. Rental Center houses user friendly equipment and offers a self service system. Snow Trails typically opens in early December and the season lasts into March. The resort is located off Interstate 71 south of Mansfield on Possum Run Road. For more information call 800-OHIO-SKI (644-6754) or visit SnowTrails.com.

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Contact:
Nate Wolleson
Marketing Manager | Snow Trails
3100 Possum Run Rd. Mansfield, OH 44903
nate@snowtrails.com | 419.756.7768 x108
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Updated:  1/17/20 6:05AM
Peak hours and rates in effect today through Monday. There's fun to be had out here! Happy to see temps for Snowmaking back last night and for the next several days - hallelujah!!
>>Slope Hours & Rates
9AM-12AM
Surface Conditions: Machine made, Machine groomed
           Notes:
  Peak hours and rates in effect today through Monday. The base has held-up and the Snowmaking Crew is prepared to get back at it every chance they get!! 
The Park Crew has features set on Rustler and it will open around noon today.
>>Tubing Hours & Rates
9AM - 12AM
Offering Glow Tubing Each Night Tubing Is Open
Reserve Your Tubes Online. Many Sessions Do Sell-Out Fast. Please Plan Ahead.
Snow Trails typical season runs December thru mid-March.

Full Report        WEB CAMS