Tubing has opened the earliest ever at Ober Gatlinburg. (Source: Kyle Grainger, WVLT)
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Ober Gatlinburg is planning a big free event on Thursday to kick off the winter season at the ski resort.
Ober Gatlinburg is celebrating 50 years of skiing in Tennessee and they are planning a Back in Blue skiing and snowboarding even on Thursday, December 6, 2012.
Ober is planning the event on terrain that features the tubing park and will be followed by a ski and snowboard movie out on the snow.
The slopes will officially open to the public for the 2012/13 ski and snowboarding season as soon as temperatures allow for snow making. Snow tubing opened the earliest ever on November 16th.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.