belleayrelogo1.jpgHighmount, N.Y. - The snow is flying at the Belleayre Ski Center. The calendar says Monday is the first official day of winter but it's actually been here for weeks now. The snowy white cover says it all with trails open from top to bottom, from the east side to the west side. Each day, new trails and terrain will open up for your skiing and riding pleasure. Roaring Brook, the longest skiable trail in the Catskills will be open offering a top to bottom skiing and riding experience that you can only get at Belleayre. Dot Nebel, Yahoo, along with other exciting and challenging trails, will be opening  this week as well. Check the Web site at www.belleayre.com for the latest conditions and open trails. Belleayre continues its "12 Days of Christmas" with Dec. 22nd "Two for Tuesday" where you get two lift tickets for the price of one. On Wednesday, Dec. 23rd, the first 25 customers receive the employee discount of 40 percent off at the cafeteria. Thursday, Dec. 24th, kids under 12 ski and ride for free. Christmas Day is also "Senior Day" where anyone age 62 and older gets a free lift ticket. Everyone else pays a special holiday price of only $25. Our holiday rates begin on Saturday, Dec. 26th for the coming week with the mountain opening up as much terrain as Mother Nature will allow. For all you last-minute holiday shoppers, Belleayre is introducing its first-ever Holiday 4-pack, which is now on sale ($160/ adults, $100/ 17-under, one pack per person) offering visitors a great deal on four anytime, holiday lift passes with an additional 20 percent discount at the Blue Sky Sports retail shop. This is a $54 savings for adults. Present your holiday lift ticket to Blue Sky sports on the day it was issued and receive an added 20 percent off of your purchases; this may not be combined with other on-sale items. The Holiday 4 Pack will be available to use are on; 12/26/2009 through 01/03/2010, 01/16/2010 through 01/18/2010, and 02/13/2010 through 02/15/2010. Purchase your Holiday-4 packs and all other tickets online on the Belleayre Online store.

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For photos or more info please contact: J. Blake Killin Belleayre Ski Center Marketing Department (845) 254-5600, ext. 2435 jbkillin@gw.dec.state.ny.us