Mission Ridge announces they’ll be opening Friday

Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort photo

Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort will open for business Friday.

The ski resort announced this afternoon that the season will begin with a limited opening Friday through Sunday.

Chair 1 and Chair 2, the Wenatchee Express are scheduled to be operating, the resort said.

This will mark the ninth time in the past 10 years Mission Ridge has opened by Thanksgiving weekend.

The forecast for the mountain is rain and snow Thursday until 1 p.m., then more snow. On Friday there is a chance of rain and snow in the morning, then possible snow in the afternoon. Mountain Operations crews at Mission Ridge have been working hard to get the resort open by Friday.