Oglebay Ski Area to Open

Oglebay Ski & Snowboard Area

A groomer at the Oglebay Ski & Snowboard Area prepares the slope for opening on Friday, January 8. For daily hours and conditions call the Oglebay ski hotline at 304-243-4177 or visit the Oglebay ski website at ski.oglebay-resort.com.

The Ski Area at Oglebay will open for the season on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. and remain open until 10:00 p.m. Regular hours are Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Ski Area will also be open on Ohio County School closing days and on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President’s Day from 12:00 to 9:00 p.m.  All hours are weather permitting. For daily hours and conditions call the Oglebay ski hotline at 304-243-4177 or visit the Oglebay ski website.

“We have been making snow for the past few days and snowmaking will continue as the weather allows,” said Rico Coville, Director of Ski and Golf at Oglebay.

Lift ticket rates for adults (age 18 & over) are: Friday $22.00; Saturday, Sunday and holidays $26.00. Child (ages 6 to 17) lift rates are: Friday $16.00: Saturday, Sunday and holidays $21.00. Children ages 5 and under ski free with a paid adult.

Season passes and Five and Ten Ski Passes are currently available at the Hamm Clubhouse at the Speidel Golf Club and Alpine Skis and Boards. The passes will be available after opening day at the Ski Area.

Skis, boots and snowboards, are available for rental at the Oglebay ski facility. All renters under age 18 will require a release to be signed by their parent, guardian or custodian.

“Oglebay is a great place to learn to ski or snowboard,” added Coville.  For ski and snowboard instruction information call 304-243-4049.