belleayrelogo2.jpgHighmount, N.Y. - Over 1000 skiers and riders came out over the past weekend to help Belleayre kick off the 2010-2011 Skiing and Riding Season. People travelled from all over to make their first turns of the season at Belleayre, the only ski mountain currently open in the Catskills. The weekend was a great success and the man-made snow received fantastic reviews from people who have been impatiently waiting to break out their skis and snowboards.  The holidays are coming and Belleayre is celebrating through December with great deals all month. On December 14th Belleayre launches the second annual 12 Days of Christmas Promotion. The 12 Days of Christmas promotion offers customers a variety of great deals every day from December 14th through the 25th, such as Men's Monday, Two for Tuesday, Women's Thursday, Kids 12 and Ski Free on Christmas Eve, and culminates with $25 Lift Ticket on Christmas Day.  Stay tuned to the Belleayre website for more details. And don't miss out on a great day of early season skiing to go holiday shopping.  You can do it all at Belleayre Mountain. Gearing up for the holiday travelling and shopping season, Belleayre Mountain retailer Blue Sky Sports is offering tons of deals for holiday shoppers. And as an added promotion, earn free lift tickets while shopping in the retail store. For every $200 spent at one time in the retail shop customers will receive a free, anytime Belleayre lift ticket. Buy your loved ones a new pair of skis and get free lift tickets to go along with them. For more information go to http://www.belleayre.com/. If you would like photos to go with this release, please contact Jonathan King in Belleayre Marketing at 845-254-6114 or at jdking@gw.dec.state.ny.us with Press Release Photo Request as subject line. Belleayre Mountain is a year-round outdoor recreation area in the Catskill Mountains operated by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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Contact: Jonathan King Belleayre Mountain Marketing Department Phone: 845-254-6114 Email: jdking@gw.dec.state.ny.us Web: http://www.belleayre.com/ Belleayre Phone: 845-254-5600