NEW YORK (WKBW) — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday that ski resorts in New York State will be allowed to open at 50-percent indoor capacity on November 6.
The governor says masks will be required except when eating, drinking or skiing. Social distancing will also be required.
NEW: Ski resorts in NYS will be allowed to reopen with 50% indoor capacity beginning November 6.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) October 18, 2020
New measures will be in place to protect skiers, snowboarders and personnel: pic.twitter.com/GtDtRGdAxf
Gondolas and lifts will be restricted to members of the same party. Ski lessons are limited to no more than 10 people, according to the governor's office.
During "peak" days or if trails are closed, capacity on the mountain is reduced by 25-percent.
Governor Cuomo's full briefing below:
We will have more information as it becomes available.