Dec. 6 -- that's when Kevin McCarthy predicts the White Pass Ski Area will open for the season. McCarthy is the manager of the ski area, and he says he looks forward to another great snow-filled year at the pass.

McCarthy says he's not concerned about a lack of early snow. He expects big storms to hit the area within the next two weeks. The 2018 season didn't start until Dec. 14, but despite the late start, McCarthy says it was one of the best winters on record.
McCarthy says they've been making snow in preparation for the opening. He says they make snow on the face of the mountain to help keep the most popular areas covered.
They've also done a lot of expensive maintenance and made major changes in the RV parking lot, including a new online reservation system.
So if you ski or ride, get your gear ready, because McCarthy says his money is on a Dec. 6 opening of the White Pass Ski Area.