WENATCHEE — Skiers and snowboarders flocked to Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort on Friday, the first day of the season.

The ski resort opened with COVID-19 restrictions in place that require social distancing and masks while in line and around the base. Chair 1 and the beginner rope tow were open on Friday. Chair 2 will open when construction is complete and Chairs 3 and 4 will open when conditions permit.