West Lake is Mount Snow's new snowmaking pond.
Resort officials at Mount Snow say the new snowmaking system is the biggest in the East.
"Snowmaking is all about how much you can get uphill," said Jamie Storrs, communications manager at Mount Snow, during a tour of West Lake on Wednesday.
The snowmaking pond in Wilmington is about 4 miles away from the West Dover ski resort. With the new infrastructure, Mount Snow expects to have two to three times as many trails open during the early ski season and the ability to recover much faster after a melt. Benefits from the project should be seen this coming winter.
Construction of the new snowmaking
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