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Non-Holiday Weekdays
Monday: Closed
Tues: Closed
Wed: 10am - 4pm
Thurs-Fri: 10am - 8:30pm
Night Skiing starts 12/31/15
Holidays & Weekends
Mon-Wed: 9am-4pm
Thurs-Fri: 9am-8:30pm
Sat & Sun: 9am-4pm

Nov 26 , 2015
Dec 23, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016
Jan 18, 2016
Feb 16-19, 2016

Ski Report

"White Magic - The Story of Snow Ridge" Is Now Available

GREAT NEWS  - For everyone who has been anxiously awaiting the publication of "White Magic - The Story of Snow Ridge" we are excited to announce that it is now available for sale. The cost is $19.95 (+ shipping). The book will be available soon on as well as in several local locations. If you would like a copy before they reach the stores you can email Jerry Britton at and they are available at the Snow Ridge office. Please call 315-348-8456 for office hours. If no one is available, please leave a message.

Snow Ridge is planning an open house for anyone planning an upcoming special event. We will have a vendor present from each service area needed for planning a wedding or special event. Keep checking back for Vendors that will be participating. The open house will be on November 14th in the Wax House from 10am-1pm.  Be sure to mark your calendar.
Season Passes for the upcoming season (2015-16) are now on sale. Be sure to get your passes by Oct 16, 2015 for the early price. Next early deadline to buy discount passes is December 1st. Place your order by clicking here or call 315-348-8456. Lockers and parking are also available. ...more details

Our first snowmobile hill climb will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 5pm.  Tickets are $15, ages 6-12 are $5 and under 6 are free.

Food and beverages will be available in the Wax House for the entire event.  Music by RPM DJ's 7pm-11pm.

The Candlelight Restaurant will be open serving food and beverages as well.

Plan on spending the day at Snow Ridge enjoying some of the best uphill snowmobile racing you'll see anywhere.


Researchers on a $4 million study of Lake Ontario lake effect snow packed up and headed home after collecting mountains of snow data in December 2013.  That data should help predict when and where lake-effect snow storms will hit in the future, said one of the researchers

"We're getting a better understanding of where lake effect is happening, why it's more intense or less intense and why the bands move over time," said Josh Wurman, president of the Severe Weather Research Center in Colorado, which was part of the study.  "The goal is being able to forecast these better."

About 100 researchers & scientists from Alabama to Wyoming converged on Tug Hill in early December for the study, funded by the National Science Foundation.  The study deployed truck-mounted radar, weather balloons & even a plane from the University of Wyoming that flew directly into the storms.  In six weeks of data-gathering, researchers encountered 24 lake-effect events, double what they predicted. 

"We picked a perfect year" Wurman said.  "We have more data than we had ever hoped for."  Some areas of Tug Hill received more than 15' of snow in December.  Among early findings:  Tug Hill snow can be drier and more powdery that Utah's mountain snow, and lightning during snow storms can extend farther inland than previously thought.

(Portions of the above are from February 2, 2014- Glenn Coin)

After reading the above information, those of us who have lived in the Tug Hill area for years have known all along that we get the best lake effect snow.

Spring Fling Day Info at Snow Ridge

Spring Fling Day , Saturday, March 21. Join us for a fun filled day.

"Kool Kids" race on Snowy Meadows at 11am. Three age brackets - 5,6,7 / 8,9,10 / 11,12. Have you taken lessons or do you just love to ski or snowboard? Be sure to be here for this. All ages 5-12 are invited to race.

Big Air Contest on South Slope - 11am -  Best two out of three runs. Both skiers / snowboarders eligible to compete. Inverted aerials are not allowed - will be an automatic disqualification. Judging will be done on air, landing, style and difficulty.

GS Ski / snowboard course on Silversmith - Noon - Test your skill at turning in the gates--all participants eligible for prizes at Michael's  Restaurant  following this FREE non-timed event!

Slush Cup - 2pm - at bottom of Terrain Park. See how far you can go across the pond - prizes given according to style, wildest costume, distance in shortest time.

All event entries are $5. Registration starts at 9 in Wax House. Helmets are required. All participants must sign a waiver. If under 18, parent or guardian must sign. Click below, please print and bring with you.

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Reciprocal Offer - Other Ski Areas

We are happy to announce that once again we have a reciprocal agreement between Snow Ridge, Dry Hill and McCauley Mountain. On any non-holiday Wednesday, if you have a full season pass, you will receive a day lift ticket for $10. 

We are also pleased that again this year full season pass holders from Snow Ridge, Labrador AND Song can get a lift ticket for only $15 pp each time they visit these areas. 

Snow Ridge is open every Wednesday from 10am-4pm. If you have a full season pass from any other ski area, you will be able to get a day lift ticket for only $15 on any non-holiday Wednesday for the full ski season - 2015-2016.

 These are all great deals - be sure to take advantage of them. - If you've had your photo taken at Snow Ridge by one of our roaming photographers, check out Just click on the Snow Ridge icon.


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Special Military Rates - Check out the rates page

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Mr Horn and the Snow Ridge staff would like to thank our season pass holders and regular customers for their co-operation and support with our snowmobile events this year.  We know it can be somewhat of an inconvenience at times, but knowing that our loyal customers understand the need to be flexible in what we do makes it that much easier.                  


Snow Ridge Campground ... scroll down for info or go to


The Candlelight Restaurant at Snow Ridge  

Michael's @ the Candlelight will re-open for the winter at Snow Ridge on Friday, November 28, 2014.  We are now booking Christmas, office, family or any kind of party you may need.  Call 348-8202 for details.

The Candlelight Restaurant is being managed by Michael Sabatini again this season and will be called "Michael's at the Candlelight".  As we all know, Michael is the Mountain Manager at Snow Ridge and he also owns and operates Michael's at Turin Highlands Golf Course in the summer. 

Open for dinners Thursday - Saturday 5pm - 9pm
Lunches Friday - Sunday 11:30 am - 3pm
Bar is open on Wednesday from 11am - 4pm

Be sure to check out "Michael's at the Candlelight" this season

Phone - 315-348-8202 for reservations

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Arlington North - Click for Photos

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If you know who any of the people are in the photos please let us know 

Photo Gallery
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Winter 2009 to view

Snowmobile Hill Climb 2009 to view

2009 Lights on the Hill to view

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Snow Ridge would like to thank the National Ski Patrol for their commitment to
Snow Ridge and the excellent service they provide.


Located on snowmobile and ATV trail system
Large campsites located at Snow Ridge Ski Resort
At the base of the Tug Hill Plateau & Adirondacks
Heated bathhouse
Electric and septic hookups
2 Restaurants within walking distance
Skiing and snowboarding right at your door

Book your daily, weekly, monthly or seasonal sites today - Reasonable winter rates !!
Call Snow Ridge - 315-348-8456

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Celebrate any Special Occasion at Snow Ridge 

With seating for 250 guests, the Wax House at Snow Ridge offers everyone the
most scenic venue for any event.  Let our professional staff help you plan your wedding
reception, retirement party, class reunion or other special events.  On-site catering is available. 
Please contact Heidi Abbey (Event Coordinator) to discuss your event.  
Visit us on Facebook at "Special Events at Snow Ridge Ski Resort".

Heidi Abbey
(315) 408-3256

Ski & Ride at Snow Ridge - You'll be glad you did !!

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Many area organizations benefit from moe.down being here including the Turin Library for their bake sale and many book donations, Lewis County Humane Society, South Lewis Schools for school supplies that were donated by people attending moe.down and The Forest Presbyterian Church Thrift Shop in Lyons Falls.

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PO Box 100, 4173 West Road, Turin, NY 13473