The recent cold snap has paid off for Gore and Whiteface ski resorts, with opening day announced for Saturday.
According to a news release, both mountains have been making snow around the clock.
Gore Mountain will offer five trails, accessed from the Adirondack Express II lift, which includes Showcase, Lower Sleighride, Stokes, 2B and Arena.
Lift tickets will be $65 for adults, $52 for teens and seniors, $43 for juniors.
As part of a food drive promotion, skiers and riders may bring a nonperishable food item to receive $10 off their lift ticket with a two-item maximum discount.
Whiteface will offer top to bottom skiing and snowboarding from Little Whiteface via the Cloudsplitter Gondola.
Lift tickets will be $68 for adults, $54 for teens and seniors, $44 for juniors and $42 for ages 70 and older.
New York's third resort, Belleayre, in Catskills, is planning to open Nov. 24.