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Extreme weather shuts down chairlifts at Whitefish Mountain Resort

Posted at 5:40 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 19:40:02-05

WHITEFISH – For the second day in a row, Whitefish Mountain Resort closed several chair lifts due to extreme weather conditions.

According to their Facebook page, the mountain only had three lifts open Sunday due to high winds and below-freezing temperatures. Chairs 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 were closed and chairs 2, 3 and 6 were open with special pricing on lift tickets.

On Monday morning, 2, 3, 6, 9 and the Big Easy Carpet were open. However, uphill access was closed and kids programs were cancelled.