The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - snow sports Thu, 07 May 2015 01:35:33 GMT I Love New York Hosted Eagle Academy Students for a Day at Hunter Mountain http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/I-Love-New-York-Hosted-Eagle-Academy-Students-for-a-Day-at-Hunter-Mountain/8097/ Ski trip expands opportunities for young New Yorkers and helps broaden reach of tourism campaign Albany, N.Y. (April 10) -  I LOVE NY today announced it partnered with the Ski Areas of NY (SANY) to host a day of outdoor activities for Eagle Academy students in an effort to expand opportunities for young New Yorkers and broaden the reach of its tourism campaign.  On Saturday, April 4, 30 students from the Eagle Academy for Young Men, an all-boys college preparatory school with locations across New York City, took to the slopes of Hunter Mountain as the guests of New York State's Division of Tourism/ I LOVE NY. The students enjoyed skiing lessons, courtesy of Ski Areas of NY (SANY) and Hunter Mountain's expert ski instructor staff. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/I-Love-New-York-Hosted-Eagle-Academy-Students-for-a-Day-at-Hunter-Mountain/8097/ Hickory Offers $30 Lift Ticket for Other Mountains' Season Passholders on Sunday, March 1st http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Hickory-Offers-30-Lift-Ticket-for-Other-Mountains-Season-Passholders-on-Sunday-March-1st/8064/ Warrensburg, N.Y. - In celebration of being 100% open on a deep 28" base of all natural snow, Hickory Ski Center is offering a special $30 lift ticket rate this Sunday, March 1st to 2014-2015 season passholders from other ski resorts. 2014-2015 season passholders from any ski resort are invited to come experience Hickory. Skiers and snowboarders must simply present their valid season pass at the ticket window to receive the $30 all day lift ticket. To inject even more fun into the day, the resort will be keeping a tally of which resort has the most passholders visit Hickory on Sunday. At 2 pm, Hickory will announce the winning resort and each passholder present from the victorious resort will receive a voucher for one single day lift ticket good for the rest of the 2014-2015 season! Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Hickory-Offers-30-Lift-Ticket-for-Other-Mountains-Season-Passholders-on-Sunday-March-1st/8064/ Spring Events at Holiday Valley: Sunshine and Soft Snow Leads to Zany Fun! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Spring-Events-at-Holiday-Valley-Sunshine-and-Soft-Snow-Leads-to-Zany-Fun-/8060/ Ellicottville, N.Y. - Springtime at Holiday Valley is the season for crazy events and fun for all. More than 11 feet of snow has already fallen this winter and that has been supplemented by excellent conditions for snowmaking and good, consistent cold temperatures. The result is a thick base of snow which will last well into April. A daily snow and weather report may be found at www.holidayvalley.com/snow-report. Soon the weather will be milder with sunshine likely and Holiday Valley has several events planned to entertain skiers, riders and spectators through the spring ski season right through - and beyond - closing day of April 5th. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/25/Spring-Events-at-Holiday-Valley-Sunshine-and-Soft-Snow-Leads-to-Zany-Fun-/8060/ Winona Forest 35th Anniversary Tourathon Set for this Saturday in Winona Forest http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Winona-Forest-35th-Anniversary-Tourathon-Set-for-this-Saturday-in-Winona-Forest/8059/ Mannsville, N.Y. - It's been a long cold winter so far, but conditions are the best we have had in the last 10 years for this weekend's event! There's plenty happening in snow sports in Winona and a record number of people are taking part. Considered a premiere event in upstate NY, the 35th Winona Forest Tourathon, which takes place this Saturday, is an annual event but only one of many that are being held in Winona Forest this season. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/24/Winona-Forest-35th-Anniversary-Tourathon-Set-for-this-Saturday-in-Winona-Forest/8059/ Family Fun Day at Titus Mountain Embraces the North Country Winter http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Family-Fun-Day-at-Titus-Mountain-Embraces-the-North-Country-Winter/8047/ Malone, N.Y. - Old Man winter has created one for the record books with cold temperatures and many nights of snowfall. While many residents of the North Country have denounced the 2014-2015 season, Titus Mountain Family Ski Center has been embracing a season chock full of great conditions. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/18/Family-Fun-Day-at-Titus-Mountain-Embraces-the-North-Country-Winter/8047/ THE ISKINY Free For Kids Passport Program Is Going Strong! http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/THE-ISKINY-Free-For-Kids-Passport-Program-Is-Going-Strong-/8038/ For 3rd and 4th Graders - Get Your Kids Passport Today! Good for the rest of the 2014-15 season! New York State - The ISKINY Free For Kids Passport Program is still available for this season! In fact, if you send in your application and payment by the end of business Wednesday 2/11 it will ship out on Thursday 2/12 and you will get it in time for the President's Winter Break. Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/10/THE-ISKINY-Free-For-Kids-Passport-Program-Is-Going-Strong-/8038/ Fabulous winter fun and great memories await visitors in Orange County, N.Y. http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Fabulous-winter-fun-and-great-memories-await-visitors-in-Orange-County-N-Y-/8019/ Orange County, N.Y. - Kick off 2015 by getting outside and taking in the fresh air! Orange County's winter landscape is filled with frosty, frolicking fun that will keep everyone energized and invigorated this season. Conditions permitting, the area is filled with hundreds of miles of hiking trails for every level of expertise, snow tubing, snow boarding, and fantastic skiing venues. Orange County is only a 70-minute ride from Manhattan, two and a half hours from Philadelphia, and three and a half hours from Boston. So grab your warm jacket, scarf, gloves, and boots and see why a day or weekend in Orange County creates wonderful winter memories. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Fabulous-winter-fun-and-great-memories-await-visitors-in-Orange-County-N-Y-/8019/ Sledding Party at Historic Mansion http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Sledding-Party-at-Historic-Mansion/8018/ Germantown, N.Y. - Clermont State Historic Site is hosting its annual sledding party from 12-3 pm on Sunday, January 25th, with a "No Snow Date" of Sunday, February 8th. This is the one day each year when the historic grounds are opened to sledding. Guests can warm up with hot chocolate and homemade treats by the fire. A great day for families! Free admission, safety sleds only (no metal runners). For more information about this program or to volunteer, please contact Clermont State Historic Site at (518) 537-4240. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/14/Sledding-Party-at-Historic-Mansion/8018/ Winter Fun Abounds in the Lake George Area of New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Winter-Fun-Abounds-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8006/ Lake George, N.Y. - Temperatures are plummeting, and the snow has started to fall, which means it's time to embrace winter in the Lake George Area of New York's Adirondacks - on the slopes and off! If downhill skiing is your thing, head to Gore Mountain in North Creek, recently named a "Top 10 Mountain" by SKI Magazine for its value, lifts, scenery and terrain variety. Add the new "Adirondack Express II" high-speed quad lift and you've got plenty of reasons to visit Gore this winter. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/3/Winter-Fun-Abounds-in-the-Lake-George-Area-of-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8006/ Bristol Mountain Opening Today http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Bristol-Mountain-Opening-Today/8001/ Canandaigua, N.Y. - Mother Nature has made herself known over the past week and Bristol Mountain has taken advantage of the earlier than normal frigid temperatures to get a jump on snowmaking operations. With one of the earliest start dates in their history, Bristol Mountain will kick off their 51st season today, Thursday, November 20th. The earliest opening date on record was November 9, 1991. Last year the season began on November 26th and ran for 134 days. "We couldn't be happier", says spokesperson, Drew Broderick. "Our snowmaking team has been working very since last Friday night when they started up the snowguns. The very low temperatures have been perfect for snowmaking." Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/20/Bristol-Mountain-Opening-Today/8001/