For devout skiers and snowboarders, summer and fall are just seasons of waiting. Then suddenly, the temperatures drop and the action heats up as the mountain almost instantly becomes alive.

For the first time in 30 years, New Jersey’s celebrated ski slopes opened at Mountain Creek on Thanksgiving Weekend.

Filmmaker Brian Hodge camped out and chronicled the 154 hours of preparation across the resort, from the first snow gun to the first chair.

Press PLAY. It’s time to launch. Winter.

Music Credit
ODESZA - "I Want You"

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