Shnai Day 2018 on Hudson Bay Mountain. (Chris Gareau photo)

Hudson Bay Mountain reschedules opening date to Dec. 4

HBMR said as of Nov. 25 they need approximately 10-15 centimetres more snow to safely run the lifts

If you’ve been counting the days until opening day at Hudson Bay Mountain Resort (HBMR), you’ll have to add a few more nights to your countdown.

Citing a lack of snow coverage, HBMR is rescheduling its opening date for a second time.

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The new scheduled opening day for the ski resort is Dec. 4.

In a Facebook post the ski resort said that, as of Nov. 25, the resort is lacking coverage.

“Although we received a significant amount of snow over the weekend, we are still lacking coverage and need approximately 10-15 [centimetres] to safely start running the lifts,” said HBMR in a Nov. 25 Facebook post.

HBMR adds they have been keeping tabs on the weather.

“The forecast shows a weather system on the horizon for next week, and our new scheduled opening date is [Dec. 4, 2019].”

Originally HBMR had planned to open on Nov. 22.

READ MORE: Hudson Bay Mountain reschedules opening day for Nov. 29

In a Nov. 14 email to The Interior News the ski resort said they were pushing back the scheduled opening date to Nov. 29.

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