New Hyland Chalet Photo Update March 27, 2015

Window installation, hill side:

Building Exterior - Hill Side

Siding installation, parking lot side:

Building Exterior - Parking Lot  Side

Prepping for wood ceiling panels in the main entry way area:Main Entrance - Ceiling Panels

Installing wainscoting in locker and changing room area:Installing Wainscoting in Locker Area

Detail of ceiling in south entryway on snow level:Ceiling Detail in South Exit Area

South main hallway on snow level:
South End of Main Hallway

Food service scramble area:Kitchen Scramble Area Kitchen Scramble Area

Window installation in the main seating area:Main Seating Area Main Seating Area Main Seating Area

Building exterior, north hill side:Building Exterior - Hill Side

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ski Area Closed for the Season

Hyland is now closed for the season, it was certainly a ski season to remember! We are excited to move into the new chalet late summer, and have it opened for next ski season.

  • The Chalet site is now an active construction site. It will not be open for recreation until construction activities are completed. Please respect posted construction boundaries.
  • Hyland will not be open for summer activities this year. Disc golf, Morty’s, and Chalet  event rentals will re-open April, 2016.
  • We will be hosting some preview events late in the summer, as well as the Gilboa Ski Swap and Fall Chairlift Rides. Stay tuned for updates!

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New Chalet Video Sneak Peek

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New Hyland Chalet Photo Update January 15, 2015

Insulation installation is ongoing on the exterior and roof of the new chalet

 

Handrail installation on the main stairway

Interior handrails are being installed in the main seating area

 

Exterior of new retail space and tune shop

Interior of retail space, with tune shop framed in the background

 

Interior of ticket window

Interior of the new kitchen

Installation of handrails from the upper level

Main seating area butterfly roof

Seating area with rental shop in background

Main seating area

Installation of insulation on the butterfly roof

Guest Services and Snowsports Academy on the main level

Exterior of ticket windows

Exterior of new chalet

Aerial view of the construction site

 

 

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Snowmaking and Opening Day Update

Snowmaking Panoramic

 

Cold weather is here: With temperatures running up to 20° colder than usual for the last week, we were able to start making snow earlier than in a typical year. Our snowmakers have already converted nearly 6 million gallons of water into beautiful white snow.

 

A little out of the Ordinary: In a typical year we would have the slopes open soon after we had a streak of good snowmaking weather like we are currently enjoying. As you are aware, this season will be a little different than the past. The ski area will operate out of temporary facilities in the parking lot, and utilize a newly reconfigured and expanded Lake Normandale parking lot. We are working to get final approvals to move into those temporary facilities.

 

Opening Soon: We anticipate opening the day after Thanksgiving, which is a typical opening date for the season. Although we have to stick to our opening schedule to get everything online for the year, you can rest assured that we will have some of our best features in place. The terrain parks will be more complete, we anticipate all the rope tows and lifts will be running, and race teams should be able to set gates, which is not typical of opening day anywhere.

 

A Season to Remember: As Hyland builds for the future, we appreciate your continued patience as we work to get open as soon as possible!

Temporary Chalet

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Chalet Construction Recap, Update, and Season Preview

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Construction Update October 6, 2014

As the weather gets colder, Hyland is getting closer to opening for the upcoming ski season. The modular temporary chalet and guest services trailer are in place, and getting prepped for housing seating, guest services, snowsports academy, equipment rental, food service, and restrooms for the upcoming season. The new Ski Patrol building is on schedule to be open by the end of this month.
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