belleayrelogo.jpgBelleayre Mountain offers new programs and new discounts for November 14th Opener Highmount, NY - The leaves have fallen and temperatures are beginning to drop; Belleayre Mountain is waiting for just the right evening to kick start their snowmaking guns. Tony Lanza, superintendent of the 2009 Ulster County Tourism Business of the Year, Belleayre Mountain, is eager to open for full-time operation on November 14th. The mountain's winter operation has proven to show its vital significance to the local region, "because of its devoted returning visitors and countless recreational opportunities." The earlier Belleayre Mountain opens its doors, the earlier the local region can expect tourism dollars for the 2009- 2010 winter season. Beginning at 1:00pm, the annual Tap into Winter Party will be held on Saturday, November 14th in honor of the arrival of the winter season. The day's events include Jimmy's Belleayre Ski Shop winter showcase and fashion show, an open rail-jam, and free hors d'eovers with cocktails for sale in the Overlook Lounge. The event anticipates being a fun party, as always. Eager snowsports goers can anticipate live music in the bar and expect to enjoy their first day on the skis and snowboards for only $25. Tap into Winter always brings a great crowd to the mountain, as it is also one of the best days for last-minute deals and promotional offers. This event is the last chance opportunity to purchase $99 3-packs for the 2009- 2010 season. Belleayre Mountain is introducing a new concept to its market this season, becoming known as Snow Therapy. On November 4th from 6:00- 8:00pm at Bryant Park Grill of Manhattan, the Ski Areas of New York will host Belleayre, as one of several New York Mountains to present its upcoming winter season to national and local press and media. New, therapeutic "on- snow experiences" will be introduced, along with other Ski School programs that encourage "stress-less" skiing and snowboarding, as well as "back-to basics" and affordable vacation options for the 2009- 2010 ski season. Quality offerings include weekend activities such as, complimentary "Morning Meditations at the Summit Lodge," allowing visitors to focus on their inner-calm, while being enveloped by the best Catskill landscapes. Belleayre's Snow Therapy concept is also partnering with Woodstock Physical Therapy and the Mid-Hudson Athletic Club who to offer Belleayre season passholders and guests special discounts throughout the winter. Be sure to check out for all Snow Therapy offerings and promotional discounts with program partners. Before the snow really begins falling, Belleayre Mountain wants its fans and followers to know about all its additional pre-season deals. Book and purchase five Kids Camp reservations now and receive the sixth day for free. Also, tour groups are encouraged to book ahead of time, as well. Purchase five tour dates in advance and receive the sixth day at a half-price rate. And until Friday, November 13th $99 3-packs are available for on-line purchase only. For further details and conditions please see  Belleayre Mountain is a year-round outdoor recreation area in the Catskill Mountains operated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.


Contact: Georgia LoPresti Meckes Belleayre Mountain Marketing Department Phone: 845-254-5600 X2426 Email: Web:  Belleayre Phone: 800-942-6904