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Gore Mountain

793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY 12853-1916
+1 518-251-2411
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Conditions were bad - hot - melty - icy. But the mountain can't control weird global warming... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2017
Brian M
President's Week was CRAZY busy- but a great mountain and great variety of trails!

People were parking all the way down the road and there were barely racks free to put your skiis... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
TDNY
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Canandaigua, New York
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A premier winter recreation destination with the most skiable terrain in New York State and a towering 2537' vertical drop. Enjoy a welcoming family-oriented atmosphere, an immense variety of terrain, and high-speed lifts including an eight-passenger gondola. Conveniently located with 25 scenic minutes of I-87. Open for off-season activities including scenic gondola rides, mountain biking, and base area attractions during the warmer months.
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793 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY 12853-1916
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

Conditions were bad - hot - melty - icy. But the mountain can't control weird global warming February weather. The faciltiies are top notch - which is all I can judge them on.More

1  Thank Brian M
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2017

Hi Brian, The weather of the last week has certainly been a struggle! We are excited to see temps headed down where they belong later this evening (March 1) and will likely resume snowmaking as we look to make our season last as long as...More

Reviewed February 21, 2017

People were parking all the way down the road and there were barely racks free to put your skiis- but the resort is so big you could *almost* forget how crazy it was once you were out on the trails. The staff were definitely stressed...More

1  Thank TDNY
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2017

Hi TDNY- Thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to write a review! This weekend was BY FAR the busiest weekend in our history- let's just say we're looking forward to building another parking lot this summer. I am so glad...More

Reviewed February 17, 2017

I am a season pass holder, ski with the Ladies Escape group and/or Secret Society. These programs are excellent. The instructors are wonderful and know their stuff! The mountain has a vast variety of trails, glades and great views. Right now there is a ton...More

Thank Mammabell50
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a day of skiing and snowboarding at Gore. We went on a Thursday and it was empty. Lots of fresh powder made the trails awesome. Lots of intermediate and expert slopes. We enjoyed the gondola since it was a windy day. We bought...More

Thank Ann Marie A
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Hi Ann Marie! Thanks so much for visiting Gore. I'm so glad you enjoyed the gondola, our trail variety, and the conditions. I appreciate your time in providing a review, and we look forward to seeing you back soon. Think Snow! -Em

Reviewed February 12, 2017

Looking for a place to teach my child to ski who had gone 3 time prior. Did not want to spend full price daily ticket fees to spend it on the small slopes so saw Gore North Creek Ski Bowl. Prices what I was looking...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed February 2, 2017

If you have a chance to come to Gore mountain on a weekday - grab it! It's well worth the trip from the Capital district, for a fun day in the snow They have excellent snow making equipment and use it all the way until...More

Thank Tina Z
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2017

Hi Tina, Thanks for visiting and for your review! We love everyday at Gore, but midweek days certainly offer lots of extra space to cruise with your crew. Yes, snowmakers continue to be busy on our four peaks of terrain- we hope you can return...More

Reviewed January 25, 2017

Gore Mountain is a gem in the things one can do in NYS. Despite unpredictable weather and they make the best of their snowmaking ability. Season passes and frequent Skier Cards make Gore a great value as well. We drive two hours from Rome NY...More

Thank Ray T
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Hi Ray! Thanks for sharing a review, and for visiting us frequently! We are glad you find a nice trail variety and great value- two things we work hard to provide. Over the summer, we plan to make some nice renovations for an overlook and...More

Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

This place handled the volume of riders pretty well. Trails were easily accessed from various lifts and clearly labeled. The staff was friendly and approachable. The lodge had a great vibe with decent food. All around fun time will be back!

Thank brackett81
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

We appreciate your visit and nice feedback! Thank you very much for taking the time to share a review, and we are so glad you were here with us at Gore. Think Snow, Em

Reviewed January 21, 2017

I had to drive east from Buffalo in order to get some serious skiing in this winter. It's been raining there all week! It was 35+ outside on 1/19/17 but the well-groomed trails at Gore Mt. were excellent!!! - tho, they were starting to deteriorate...More

2  Thank Debra S
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

Hi Debra! I am so excited you joined us from Buffalo and had a good time! It looks like some significant snow is on the way in this evening- nice for Mother Nature to be lending us a little help. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

This rating is purely based on the conditions we had. It is January and Gore recently got hit with some bad rain, nothing you can do about it. But there were definitely a few trails that should not have been open because of limited cover...More

Thank Zachary R
Emily S, Marketing Manager at Gore Mountain, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2017

Hi Zachary, The weather was challenging, and right before MLK weekend was not our favorite timing! Thanks for understanding and keep in mind we are happy to hook visitors up with a different day for skiing if they find the weather/conditions unfavorable after taking a...More

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Ellen G
Best hotel/resort to stay @ with young kids (4 & 6)? Close to mountain, but also town. Ice skating or extra activities would be a bonus! Thank you :)
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Emily S | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for your interest in lodging around Gore! If you go to our website (sorry that my replies do not allow direct links), and click the Vacation Planning button, from there you can easily search based on certain... More
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Familia C
Do you offer snow tubing? Will you be open Apr.11~15?
February 8, 2017|
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Response from Emily S | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest in Gore! Unfortunately we do not offer snow tubing. Our April schedule is always dependent on the late season weather, and usually we are open for extended weekends as we get into the... More
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FFGuy
Are the slopes typically still open first week of April?
February 2, 2017|
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Response from Emily S | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out! We are typically open mid to late April, just check ahead because often during that month we might go long weekends and not be open 7 days.
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