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holiday-valleyEllicottville, NY (November 20, 2019) – Holiday Valley’s President, Dennis Eshbaugh is pleased to announce the 2019-20 winter season will begin on Saturday, November 23rd. According to Eshbaugh, “With the cold temperatures we had ideal conditions last week and weekend to make a lot of snow, over 300 acre feet! We’ve let that snow cure and now we’re grooming it out to make a nice smooth skiing surface. This allows us to open a week ahead of schedule for a preview weekend.”…

West Mountain logo2Family Ski and Riding Destination Gears Up for 2019-20 Season

Queensbury, NY---While skiers and riders wait for the first snowflakes to fall, West Mountain is busy prepping for a new season that will provide an authentic upstate experience for its guests. From new chairlifts and expanded terrain, 100% snowmaking capabilities, learn-to-lessons, after-school programs, tubing, night skiing and an up-and-coming alpine racing program, West Mountain provides the place for family fun and an exhilarating experience.

Plattekill logoFamily-owned mountain expands on private mountain rental to include lodging and fine dining

Roxbury, NY – Since 2013, Plattekill Mountain has been offering customers the opportunity to rent the entire ski mountain for a day on any non-holiday Monday or Thursday during ski season. The idea has gained in popularity in recent years, with the last three seasons being almost entirely booked. What’s more, while private mountain rentals started off primarily as groups of friends or family looking for a fun winter getaway in the Catskill Mountains, the resort has seen a dramatic increase in the number of corporate groups booking mountain rentals for a range of events, from employee appreciation days to team building outings, business retreats, and beyond.

Discover NY Ski DayEnjoy a Great Day of Skiing or Learn to Ski or Snowboard for a Great Price!

Back for the fifth year, the extremely popular I SKI NY "Discover NY Ski Day" will return on January 17, 2019, offering skiers and riders the chance to enjoy ski areas across New York State for as little as $12 per lift ticket. Learn to ski or ride packages are available as part of the event, starting at $25 at participating ski areas.

Head to https://www.iskiny.com/ski-deals/discover-ny-ski-day to see participating ski areas and buy your discounted lift ticket or learn to ski or snowboard package today and bring a friend, neighbor or family member and enjoy a great day of skiing. Don't wait buy today!…

Mirror Lake InnLake Placid, N.Y. – In the spring, Andrew Weibrecht, son of Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa owners Ed and Lisa Weibrecht, ended a 16-year alpine skiing career that included Olympic silver and bronze medals. That announcement, however, opened a door for recreational skiers who are guests of the AAA Four Diamond resort in Lake Placid.

Starting this winter, Andrew will be available to guide hotel guests, exclusively, down the slopes of Whiteface Mountain. The 1980 Olympic site is where he learned his craft with his two brothers. Now he’ll take you down those same slopes at speeds comfortable for all skiers and on appropriate terrain for their ability levels.

holiday-valleyEllicottville, NY (November 21, 2018) – Holiday Valley’s President and General Manager, Dennis Eshbaugh announced that the resort will open for its 61st season on Friday, November 23, 2018. According to Eshbaugh, “It's the most exciting time of the year, a day that we plan for starting on closing day of the season before. Our snowmakers and groomers have been hard at work prepping the slopes. We've made over 65 acre feet of snow so far, with more to come.” Eshbaugh credits the powerful and efficient HDK automated snowmaking system for producing this large amount of manmade snow in a short amount of time. Holiday Valley has the largest HKD automated snowmaking system in the Eastern US. Natural snowfall has been plentiful over the past week and a half, with more than 14 inches that created a beautiful snowy scene and blended with the manmade snow for an average base depth of 6 to 18 inches.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedNew York’s Ski Areas Will Feature Enhanced Snowmaking, Expanded Terrain and Trails, and Upgraded Facilities and Dining Options

New York, NY – October 29, 2018: Winter is coming and New York State's 50 ski areas–more than any other state in the country—are ready to welcome nearly four million skiers, riders and enthusiasts this season. With millions in public and private ski area investments, the state's mountains and resorts have added new state-of-the-art snowmaking capabilities while completing massive upgrades and exciting renovations. Below is a sampling of these investments:…

NYC Snow Bus - 2018New York, N.Y. – NYC Snow Bus has announced the launch of the 2018/2019 – ski/snowboard season, beginning December 1, 2018 (or sooner if the mountains open in November). Snow is already falling, and the NYC Snow Bus is ready.

“At NYC Snow Bus, we take a customer-first approach, which allows us to focus on building the best ski/snow bus company in NYC, said NYC Snow Bus co-founder Scott Lebowitz. From there we run our service on providing the best mountain experience for our customers. If it’s not by providing lift and equipment tickets in advance, then it’s by to providing complimentary breakfast and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) on the bus, always keeping in mind customer satisfaction and happiness.”…

Greek Peak  - Spartan logoSecond Winter Race Integrated with Ski Operation at Greek Peak

Cortland NY – Greek Peak Mountain Resort is pleased to partner with Spartan for a second year in a row. Spartan is the world’s largest obstacle race and endurance brand that is also fully integrated with an operating ski resort, adding snow and icy terrain to Spartan’s challenging obstacles.

Tupper Lake Craft Beer and Cross-country skiingTupper Lake, NY - Embark on a craft beer-and-skiing tour this season and glide along on the growing network of groomed trails, stopping along the way to sample the region’s best brews.

The Tupper Lake Brew-ski returns on February 24 with eight local breweries serving their craft beers along the one and a half miles of beautifully maintained ski trails at the Tupper Lake Golf Course.

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