Ski hotels reacting to busy weekend and dealing with COVID-19 restrictions

SOUTHINGTON (WFSB) – The ski season is off to a a success birth.

One inn says last week’s storm gave them the top delivery they needed.

The everyday manager says they have been sold out Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

even though it will rain this week, they predict to straight away get better.

“It’s a way of life,” Jake Galeota referred to Monday. “It’s a life-style. It’s something I seem to be forward to doing.”

The slopes are not any stranger to Luke and Jake Galeota.

They snowboard each year, but here is their first time this season.

“I’m basically hype to move on the mountain,” Luke Galeota pointed out Monday evening.

The hype of more than a foot of snow drew crowds to ski Mount Southington this weekend.

“It created lots of demand,” general supervisor Jay Dougherty talked about. “We basically offered out for our classes because we’re operating at 50 p.c ability.”

Dougherty says COVID-19has changed their plans and policies, but he says for the greater.

“they’re going to have much more space on the mountain this 12 months on account of constrained means.”

americans are required to wear masks unless they may be seated. they are asked to use their cars as base lodges, and there are ghost lanes to retain americans six toes apart.

visitors do not appear to mind the suggestions.

“It changed into cool to have a distinct change of scenery,” Kristy Lessard referred to.

Dougherty says if there is a washout this weekend, they should still be ok…

They use their snow making device as lower back up