The Beat Category - snow sports Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:37:38 GMT Six Fresh Adirondack Finds for 2016 – Must-Visits for Your Next Trip to Northern NY Make a Note to Visit the Adirondacks this Year ADIRONDACK REGION, NY (January 6, 2016) - With the start of the New Year, the Adirondack Region of Northern New York announces its list of what's new for 2016. From new breweries to warming huts for snowmobilers, a renovated hotel on scenic Lake George, and plans for the "fiercest zip line in North America," the Adirondacks are one of the top travel destinations for 2016. Six reasons to add the Adirondacks to your 2016 travel plans: Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT Lake Placid & Whiteface Mountain Band Together to Create New Holiday Festivities, Dec. 26 – Jan. 1 Whiteface Open & Lake Placid Offer Action-Packed Holidays LAKE PLACID, NY (December 21, 2015) - Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain are banding together to offer holiday seekers an exciting mix of on-mountain and downtown Lake Placid entertainment options throughout the holiday season. Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, home of the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies, is offering a BOGO deal for every full price lift ticket purchase from December 21 through January 2. Purchase a full day or multi-day lift ticket at the Whiteface ticket window, online at, through a lodging property, or with a Frequent Skier Card, and receive a one-day non-holiday lift ticket voucher valid from January 4, 2016 through the end of the season. Tue, 22 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT I Love New York Announces New Trails and Lifts For Downhill Thrills on Tubes, Skis and Snowboards Ski Areas Add New Lift Power, Snow-Making Muscle, Dining and Lodging Options ALBANY, NY (December 3, 2015) - I LOVE NEW YORK announces new ways to experience the winter season this year. From new trails and snowmaking equipment, to resort upgrades, New York continues to add to the winter experience found across the State. As the fall chill gets cooler and skiers think about tuning up their equipment, mountain resorts are gearing up for the winter season. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT Governor Cuomo Announces 2016 Bus from New York City to Ski Areas Kicks Off January 22 Albany, NY (November 30, 2015) - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the I LOVE NEW YORK Winter Ski Bus will begin weekly trips from New York City to upstate ski areas on January 22. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the bus will offer downstate skiers and riders day trips to Hunter, Plattekill and Belleayre mountains. Additionally, I LOVE NEW YORK has partnered with popular outfitter REI to further spread the word about the outdoor adventures that the State has to offer. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 07:00:00 GMT I Love New York Hosted Eagle Academy Students for a Day at Hunter Mountain 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 Hickory Offers $30 Lift Ticket for Other Mountains' Season Passholders on Sunday, March 1st 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 Spring Events at Holiday Valley: Sunshine and Soft Snow Leads to Zany Fun! 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 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 Winona Forest 35th Anniversary Tourathon Set for this Saturday in Winona Forest 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 Family Fun Day at Titus Mountain Embraces the North Country Winter 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 THE ISKINY Free For Kids Passport Program Is Going Strong! 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