Masks required when not eating, drinking or skiing; lifts restricted to members of same party; thorough cleaning and disinfection of rented equipment and other health & safety protocols required
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced ski resorts can reopen with 50% indoor capacity and with strict health and safety protocols under state-issued guidance starting Friday, Nov. 6.
"Scientists have told us the virus is going to become more aggressive in the fall, and right now, we are all feeling COVID-fatigue, but our microcluster strategy is a smart, data-driven and less disruptive strategy to get us through this season. And so far, the data shows the microcluster strategy is working to bring infection rates down in our red zone areas," Cuomo said. "Beginning next month, ski resorts will be allowed to reopen with limited indoor capacity, which will allow New Yorkers to have some outdoor activity this winter without having to quarantine when they come back."
State guidance on the reopening of ski resorts includes the following precautions: