Ober Gatlinburg ski resort reopens Friday

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Looking to hit the slopes after this blast of cold weather?

Ober Gatlinburg ski resort is set to reopen Friday at 9 a.m. with a 24"-36" base.

Snow making machines have been running since Tuesday night with what Ober Gatlinburg calls "new automated snowmaking technology."

The slopes at Ober Gatlinburg opened December 11, but closed January 5 after unseasonably warm weather.

Five trails are currently open for skiers. You can follow live conditions here.