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Close-to-home, plenty of slopeside amenities, numerous mountain and lodge improvements, tons of skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing opportunities. Join us at Liberty Mountain Resort this winter season for the perfect mountain getaway! Plan an overnight stay, one-day "snowcation" or weekend getaway with the whole family. Stay in our slopeside Liberty Hotel and enjoy meals at our various eateries, including McKee's Tavern and the newly improved bakery. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing on our over 100 acres of skiable terrain. Our mountain includes 16 trails, 5 quad chairlifts, 3 terrain parks, and a large snow tubing hill. Our Ski and Snowboard Schools offer a wide variety of lessons and programs for all ability levels, and specialize in first timers to the sport. Unsure about skiing or snowboarding? Give snow tubing at try at the Boulder Ridge Lodge! Featuring 15 tubing lanes, a special kiddie tubing area for those ages 2-4, party rooms, an outdoor deck, and food and beverage in the beautiful lodge, Boulder Ridge Snow Tubing creates a fun winter atmosphere for everyone. During your visit, be sure to check out our latest resort upgrades - new quad chairlift on the backside of the mountain, Alpine Room redesign, new lift station area at the First Class Area quad, and the exciting addition to the terrain parks. Best of all, we've added more computerized and automated snowmaking so we will be able to make more of the fluffy white stuff faster, and more efficiently. We will be whiter and "greener" at the same time!
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What’s New for 2009: Blue Mountain
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December 5, 2005: A number of Mid-Atlantic resorts have already opened for the season: Wisp, Seven Springs, Blue Mountain, Wintergreen, Massanutten, Canaan Valley Resort, and Snowshoe, to name a few. This weekend, that count is going to grow. And thrifty skiers and boarders will find a selection of bargains available. (1 reader comment)
What’s New for 2005: Blue Mountain
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March 24, 2005: The vernal equinox (i.e., spring) may have arrived last weekend, but the mid-Atlantic ski season isn’t over yet. Plenty of skiing and snowboarding options remain open for the Easter weekend, and thanks to a deep base, Snowshoe plans to keep the season going until April 10. Once summer is finally here, if you still want to ski, South America and southern hemisphere skiing is just a plane ride away. (3 reader comments)
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December 8, 2003: Mid-Atlantic skiers wondering whether November’s mild temperatures would mean a slow start to the season were rewarded this past weekend, as a double-barreled storm swept across the region, leaving over a foot of snow on the slopes of many ski resorts. As a happy coincidence, this past weekend was the time many Mid-Atlantic resorts chose to open for the season. A week of solid snowmaking combined with the fresh snow resulted in some of the best opening day conditions on record. (6 reader comments)
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What’s New for 2002: Blue Mountain
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