The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - snow sports Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:44:54 GMT Adirondacks Gear Up for Winter with New Ski Resort Offerings and Festivities http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/ From Oak Mountain to the Adirondack Coast - Family-Friendly Winter Fun in the Mountains Adirondack Region, N.Y. - In Northern New York, winter's snowy depths and plunging temperatures mean one thing for the Adirondacks: it's time to play. With snowflakes already falling, ski resorts and communities are gearing up for a winter filled with ski resort updates, world-class sporting events and holiday festivities. Located just four hours north of Manhattan, the Adirondack Region presents its' 2014-15 winter preview: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Adirondacks-Gear-Up-for-Winter-with-New-Ski-Resort-Offerings-and-Festivities/7987/ Whiteface Mountain Gets First Snow in the East http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Whiteface-Mountain-Gets-First-Snow-in-the-East/7984/ Wilmington, N.Y. - A light dusting of snow kisses Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., today, Thursday, Oct. 10, a not so gentle reminder that winter is on its way. If the weather continues to cooperate, skiing and riding at Whiteface will begin Friday, Nov. 28. Thursday's snowfall on the Olympic mountain should serve as a reminder to book early and save on your vacation to the "Winter Sports Capital of the World," Lake Placid, N.Y. Through Oct. 31, you will find deals with savings up to 45% off Whiteface lift tickets and early bird specials from area lodging properties. Book your vacation today and don't miss out on skiing "The Face," Whiteface that is ... this winter. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Whiteface-Mountain-Gets-First-Snow-in-the-East/7984/ 2 Weeks Left For the Best Season Pass Deals at Belleayre Mountain http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/2-Weeks-Left-For-the-Best-Season-Pass-Deals-at-Belleayre-Mountain/7920/ Highmount, N.Y. - Belleayre Mountain's next season pass deadline is only 2 weeks away. Save some money this summer and purchase your 2014-2015 season passes now before prices go up on Friday, August 8th. Ordering your pass is easy, just visit their new online store and purchase your SKI3 Pass or your Belleayre Only Pass. (Please note: They have a new online store. If you are a new customer please create a new account or if you are an existing customer, please update your information.) Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/25/2-Weeks-Left-For-the-Best-Season-Pass-Deals-at-Belleayre-Mountain/7920/ Holiday Valley Announces $3.7 MM in Improvements http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Holiday-Valley-Announces-3-7-MM-in-Improvements-/7739/ Ellicottville, N.Y. - With the successful conclusion of the 2013-14 winter season, Holiday Valley's President, Dennis Eshbaugh announced the reinvestment of $3.7 million in resort improvements. According to Eshbaugh, "One of the keys to Holiday Valley's success is that we consistently reinvest in our resort. We stay at the forefront of technology, but also keep our guests coming back because they know we work hard to make their time at Holiday Valley memorable and fun." Headlining the projects is the installation of 54 new HKD Impulse automated snowguns. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/29/Holiday-Valley-Announces-3-7-MM-in-Improvements-/7739/ Regional Olympic Athletes Parade in Saranac Lake on March 26 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Regional-Olympic-Athletes-Parade-in-Saranac-Lake-on-March-26/7684/ Saranac Lake, N.Y. - The Saranac Lake Women's Civic Chamber, Village of Saranac Lake, Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, The Olympic Regional Development Authority and Good Guy Productions have partnered to present the second Regional Olympic Athletes Parade scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, beginning at 3:30 p.m.  We cordially invite our regional communities to join in our celebration as ... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Regional-Olympic-Athletes-Parade-in-Saranac-Lake-on-March-26/7684/ It’s a Shamrock Sunday at Whiteface http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/It-s-a-Shamrock-Sunday-at-Whiteface/7676/ Wilmington, N.Y. --- The 56th season of skiing and riding at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., continues and the Olympic mountain is celebrating a Shamrock Super Sunday, presented by Bud Light, Sunday, March 16.  Ski and ride all day for just $40 for adults, $35 for teens and $30 for juniors. After a super day of skiing and riding the east's greatest vertical, the party moves upstairs ... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/It-s-a-Shamrock-Sunday-at-Whiteface/7676/ Media Advisory: Lake Placid Winter 2014 Event Season Schedule http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Media-Advisory-Lake-Placid-Winter-2014-Event-Season-Schedule/7672/ Lake Placid, N.Y. --- Below is a rundown of many of the events on ORDA's winter 2014 events' calendar for your planning purposes. Dates and schedules are subject to change. March 10-15 - Lake Placid, N.Y. and Wilmington, N.Y. will play host to the 2014 United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) National ChampionshipTM. The five-day long event brings together athletes from ... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Media-Advisory-Lake-Placid-Winter-2014-Event-Season-Schedule/7672/ Media Advisory: Lake Placid Olympic Parade Honoring Athletes from The Sochi Winter Games on March 16 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Media-Advisory-Lake-Placid-Olympic-Parade-Honoring-Athletes-from-The-Sochi-Winter-Games-on-March-16/7662/ In the tradition of the two-time Winter Olympic village, Lake Placid will pay tribute to its returning athletes who competed last month in Sochi, Russia Lake Placid, N.Y. - WHO: Many 2014 Winter Olympians, highlighted by bronze medal winner Erin Hamlin (luge), double bronze medalists Steve Holcomb and Steve Langton (bobsled), and silver medalist Andrew Weibrecht (alpine skiing). Other ... Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/4/Media-Advisory-Lake-Placid-Olympic-Parade-Honoring-Athletes-from-The-Sochi-Winter-Games-on-March-16/7662/ Winter Wonderland to Winter Wanderland http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/26/Winter-Wonderland-to-Winter-Wanderland/7652/ Hang onto your mittens, winter's winding down in Orange County, but not the fun! Hudson Valley, N.Y. - The snowy landscape will soon be refreshing Orange County's beautiful lakes and rivers as it melts, but winter white is expected to cloak the ski slopes at Tuxedo Ridge and Mount Peter for much of March. Hurry and get in that last month of lessons or practice runs. As temperatures rise, you ... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/26/Winter-Wonderland-to-Winter-Wanderland/7652/ Gore Mountain Welcomes Athletes for FIS Men's Giant Slalom http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/12/Gore-Mountain-Welcomes-Athletes-for-FIS-Men-s-Giant-Slalom/7643/ 3 Premier Race Events to be Hosted on FIS-Certified Echo Trail North Creek, N.Y. - Gore Mountain will be hosting the first of three major race events on the Echo trail Thursday & Friday, as a full field of 140 athletes gather for the FIS Men's Giant Slalom February 13-14.  Participants include skiers from throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.  Other upcoming events include the ... Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/12/Gore-Mountain-Welcomes-Athletes-for-FIS-Men-s-Giant-Slalom/7643/