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Mountain Creek Resort Skiing

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Season Start/End: 12/14/2018 - 04/07/2019
440ft - 1480ft
17%|63%| 20%| 0%
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from US$59.00 to US$74.00
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Mountain Creek is setup for a long spring season.

Located only about 50 miles, or an hour drive, from New York City, Mountain Creek, NJ is a close ski destination for skiers and riders in and around the New York/New Jersey Metro area. The ski area provides a variety of terrain suitable for almost all ability levels and interests across its four peaks, including long groomers, night skiing on the entire mountain and three dedicated terrain parks. 

An extensive snow making system covers 100 percent of the ski resort's terrain with an impressive fleet of more than 1,000 snowmaking guns. Skiers and riders have access to 1,040 ft. of vertical via eight lifts and 46 trails on its 167 skiable acres. The mountain's base sits at 440 ft. and its summit at 1,480 ft. 

The Koffman family is the sole owner of Mountain Creek, which was formerly called Great Gorge Resort. The ski area also offers up 30 full-sized snow tubing lanes serviced by two magic carpets and is well known for its Mountain Creek Resort Waterpark in the summer. 

Mountain Creek is setup for a long spring season.

Mountain Creek Resort is home to a variety of terrain including excellent groomed trails and some of the best terrain parks in the East. The resort has an impressive 1,040 feet vertical drop serviced by a modern lift infrastructure and updated amenities. The ski area has an extensive snow making operation and can cover approximately 100% of skiable terrain. 

Mountain Creek is setup for a long spring season.

The resort originally opened in 1965 as the Great Gorge Resort. In 1971 Great Gorge and Vernon Valley merged to create what is now known as Mountain Creek Resort.



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  • 440ft


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  • Night Skiing

    167 ac

  • Longest Run

    2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    167 ac

  • Snow Making

    167 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 12/14/2018
  • Days Open Last Year: 90
  • Projected Closing: 04/07/2019
  • Projected Days Open: 100
  • Years Open: 53
  • Average Snowfall: 65"

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Mountain Creek Resort - Grate day at MK  - © Depor
Mountain Creek Resort - A little fresh snow in the morning Tuesday.  Conditions are man made snow over ice (hard pack). Wait until Thursday, they are expecting 6" on Wed night.   - © NJskier
Mountain Creek Resort - Grate Day!!! No ice at all, grate job MTK
They are making a lot ssnow!!!!  - © Depor

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Mountain Creek Resort Reviews

  • mike

    • 1
    19th February 2018

    Full review

      went on a day after snowing and the trails were not groomed at all. very dangerous skiing trails, with ice patches and...
  • Si Si

    • 4
    15th February 2018

    Full review

      I went today (mid-week in February) and had an overall good experience. Go: if you're a snowboarder (apparently they have a very...

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