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CANADIAN MONEY AT PAR! And remaining schedule....
Posted: 02/04/2016

 Canadian moeny will be offered at par, on lift tickets and rentals, this Firday & Saturday (Feb. 5 & 6) at Bigrock. !!  And there is NO HST to pay!!  The schedule for the reaminder of this week:

Thursday 2/4 -  All you can eat wings for $11.99.  Come ski first to work up an appetite.  Come to think of it, sitting in our new expanded pub is worth $11.99, but we are giving that away free.  EXPANDED SKIING HOURS:  Noon-8p(EST)

Friday the 5th.  Candian money at par, on lift ticket and rentals.  Music in the pub, featuring Heath Bartley.  Pizza and drink deals, to satisfy your dinner cravings.  Expanded skiing hours:  Noon-8p.

Saturday 2/6 - Canadian money at par for tickets and rentals.  Music in the pub.  Hours:  9a-4p

Super Bowl Sunday 2/7 - McCains Ski For Life Day!  Hours:  9a-4p.  Come ski, and you can be home in time for the game.

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EXTENDED HOURS!! This weeks Schedule ending 2/7/2016
Posted: 01/31/2016

 General consensus by the National Weather Service, Farmers Almanac, the woolly caterpillar, and the ground hog, is that winter officially starts this Tuesday, on Ground Hogs Day.  Because of that, we are extending our hours.  Moving forward, we will be open Thursdays & Fridays NOON-8PM (EST)!!  Here is the rest of this weeks schedule.....

CLOSED: Monday (2/1) & Tuesday (2/2)

Wednesday (2/3) - Wicked Cheap Wednesday.  Sponsored by our good friends at United Insurance.  $5 lift tickets.  Free ticket with a $25 Rental.  Hours:  3p-8p (EST).

Thursday (2/4) -  Open NOON-8PM (EST).  All you can eat wings $11.99.  Come ski, and come hungry.

Friday (2/5) - Again, open NOON-8PM (EST)!!  Make it date night, in addition to the great skiing, we will be offering pizza & drink specials, and Heath Bartley will be performing live in the pub.

Saturday (2/6) - Open 9a-4p.  Live music in the pub, featuring Brian & Doug.

Sunday (2/7) - Open 9a-4p.  Come burn off some calories before the big game & football snacks.

Feel free to follow us on facebook, where we post more frequent updates, and for the Bad Joke Of The Day.

THIS WEEK ENDING JANUARY 31, 2016
Posted: 01/24/2016

 Though we have not been blessed with a lot of new snow, we have been blessed with weather that has allowed us to make a lot of snow.  Come check out the trails that have been added since we opened the Family Trail earlier this week.....  This weeks schedule:

Monday (1/25) & Tuesday 1/26) we are closed.

Wednesday, the 27th, is wicked sheap Wednesday.  $5 lift tickets, made available by our good friends at Soderberg Construction.  Hours 3p-8p (EST).

Thursday, the 28th.  All you can eat wings for only $11.99!!  Bring your skis, and come hungry.  Hours 3p-8p (EST).

Friday, the 29th.  Make it date night.....  Heath Bartley will be performong live in the Pub.  Pizza specials offered....  Two topping pizza and 4 sodas for only $22.00, or Two topping pizza and a pitcher of beer for $25.00.  Then there is the great skiing 3p-8p.

Saturday & Sunday (30th & 31st).   We will be open 9a-4p, with live music Saturday featuring Travis Cyr.

FAMILY TRAIL IS OPEN
Posted: 01/21/2016

 The trails will be much brighter tonight, Thursday 1/21/16, as we will be turning on the light on the Family Trail, which is now open for the first time.  More terrain will be open as we move into the weekend.

Friday 1/22, we will be open 3p-8p (EST).  Heath Bartely will be playing live in the Pub.  Pizza specials are also available.  Two topping pizza and 4 sodas for only $22.00.  Two topping pizza and a pitcher of beer can be had for only $25.

Saturday, there will be live music in the Pub, featuring Keith Ouellette.  Skiing hours is 9a-4p.

Sunday 1/24 is the first day of McCains ski for life program, that starts at 10a.  The fun runs 9a-4p.

This Week Ending January 24.
Posted: 01/17/2016

 Tomorrow is MLK Day here, and we will be open noon-8p (EST).  We will be closed Tuesday.

Wednesday the 20th is Wicked Cheap Wednesday, sponsored by our friends from County Super Spuds.  $5 lift tickets, and a free ticket with a $25 rental.  Hours are 3p-8p.

Thursday & Friday we will be open 3p-8p.  Thursday night is Wing Night, and Friday there will be music in the pub, featruing Heath Bartley, and we will  also be offering Pizza and dirink deals on Friday.

Saturday and Sunday we will be open 9a-4p.  Saturday there will be music in the Pub, as Keith Ouellette will be performing live.

We continue to make snow, and with some added natural snow, we hope to have the Family Trail open very soon.  Come see us.

Wednesday 1/13/2013
Posted: 01/13/2016

 There are 4 good reasons to come skiing tonight:

1.  Wicked Cheap Wednesday!  $5 lift tickets, sponsored by United Insurance.

2.  New snow.  3.  New goroomer to groom the new snow.  4.  New lights on the Comet, that will luminate the new snow, that the new groomer groomed!

Tomorrow is Wing Night.  So bring your appetite, and skis.

Friday, Heath Bartley will be performing live in the Pub, and we will be offering Pizza and Drink Deals.

ALL lifts will be running, and tehe Comet is geing groomed this very moment.  We will be open 3pm-8pm the next three days.

This week of events.... January13-18
Posted: 01/12/2016

 We are happy to announce that we are open to the top, we are making snow, and with the pending storm, the skiing should be great!  Other than snow, there is a lot going on at Bigrock this week:

Wednesday 1/13, is Wicked Cheap Wednesday, brought to you by our friends at United Insurance.  The $5 lift tickets will keep some jingle in your pocket that you can spend on lottery tickets on your way home.  We will be open 3pm-8pm.

Thurssday.  Open 3pm-8pm.  Come hungry, as the Wingmaster is back serving All You Can Eat Wings.

Friday.  Our friend Keith Hartley will be performing live in the pub!  Because you asked, we are bringing back The Friday Night Pizza and Drink Specials.  Again, we will be open 3pm-8pm.

Saturday.  Open 9am-4pm, with Brad Hutchison performing live in the pub later in the afternoon.  

Sunday.  Open 9am-4pm.

Monday is BONUS DAY.....  And MLK Day!!!  We will be OPEN noon-8pm!!

Again, we are open to the top, are making snow, and continue to open more terrain.  Come see us soon.

Happy New Year!!
Posted: 01/01/2016

 The first day of the New Year could not be nicer!!  The sun is shining, the tempurature is in the high 20's, and the skiing on the terrain that is open could not be better!  We will be open the remainder of the weekend 9am-4pm, triple chair and carpet lifts only.  We will be closed Monday and Tuesday, and starting Wednesday (1/7/16), we will go back to our normal operationg hours 3pm-8pm (Wed., Thurs., Fri.), and 9am-4pm Saturday and Sunday.  As the weather gets colder, we will be firing up the snow guns on the Comet, with hopes of opening the double chair in the near future.  Until then, come enjoy the nice weather by getting those weary ski legs back into shape on the great sking we do have.  Happy New Year!!

HELP WANTED
Posted: 11/20/2015

Bigrock Mountain is looking for highly motivated, reliable individuals to join our dynamic team this season.  We currently have part time and full time seasonal opportunities available in the following departments:  Kitchen, ticket office, rental shop, ski instructors, and lift operators.  If your interested in joining our energetic team, please give us a call at 425-6711 or email billgetman@skibigrock.me.

Operations Manager:

Bigrock Mountain is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as the operations manager.  We are looking for a hardworking, selfmotiviated team leader who thrives in a fast paced team enviroment.  This position is responsible for the day to day operations of an alpine ski area.  Daily tasks include:  Management of the rental shop, ticket office, kitchen, and pub staff.  Scheduling of daily activities a the Mountain including ski racing, school groups, birthday parties, events and corporate outings.  The operations manager is also responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.

The ideal candidate will have:

A minimum of 2 years management experience

A minimum of associate degree in business administration or related field

Demonstrate leadership skills

A proven track record of achieving goals

Commitment to customer service excellence

Strong organizational skills

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Quick Books

Bigrock Mountain offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health insurance stipend, paid vacation, paid holidays and discounts on Bigrock Products. If you have interest in joing a company that is committed to reestablishing skiing as a way of life in Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick, please submit a cover letter and resume to billgetman@skibigrock.me or call 425-6711

 

17 Inches of New Snow gets the Moutain 100% Open
Posted: 12/19/2014

If you have been dreaming of a White Christmas, then we have a treat for you!  This Latest snow storm dropped 17 inches of fresh powder on the Mountain just in time for Christmas!  Bigrock Mountain will 100% open starting Saturday December 19th.  What a Christmas present!!!!   Don't miss out on top to bottom skiing for the first time this season!

SNOW REPORT: Sunday 2/7 - Open 9a-4p
Snowfall last 24 hours: Dusting
Snowfall last 7 days: 7"
Surface Conditions: Packed Powder
Base Depth: 25"
Season Snowfall: 47"
Trails Open (Day): 13/35
Trails Open (Night): 0/11
Lifts Open: 3/3