A skier tackles Chute 5 on Putnam Creek. Putnam Creek opens Saturday at Silver Star Mountain Resort.

A skier tackles Chute 5 on Putnam Creek. Putnam Creek opens Saturday at Silver Star Mountain Resort.

Putnam Creek opening at Silver Star

The resort will be dropping the rope and opening Putnam Creek Saturday at 8:45 a.m.

There’s good news for skiers at Silver Star Mountain Resort.

The resort will be dropping the rope and opening Putnam Creek Saturday at 8:45 a.m.

“With all of the snow last weekend and then another 20 centimetres in the last 24 hours, things are looking fantastic out there. So, great news for skiers and boarders,” said Moragh MacAulay,  media co-ordinator.

As of Wednesday morning, the resort is reporting a snow base of 126 centimetres.