The Beat Category - snow sports Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:09:09 GMT Winona Forest Hosts Stone Wall Snowshoe Walk and Race Jan. 28 Boylston and Mannsville, N.Y. - The Winona Forest Recreation Association kicks off its season of winter events Jan. 28 with the Stone Wall Snowshoe Walk and Race through ths sprawling 9,000-acre state forest in northern Oswego and southern Jefferson counties. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT Arctic Golf Going from Adirondacks to New York City Saranac Lake, N.Y.  - Arctic Golf, one of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival's most unique and popular events, will be going from a home grown, small town event to the big city as part of Central Park's Winter Jam event on January 28.  Not many people can say they've played miniature golf outdoors in the winter, except those who have at the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. But now thousands of New York City's residents and visitors from all over the world will get to experience this winter oddity during Winter Jam. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT January 16-20 is Winter Fun Week at Belleayre Highmount, N.Y. - Winter fun week will kick off at the Belle on January 16, 2017 and end on January 20, 2017. We have tons of stuff planned for Winter Fun Week!  Join us on the snow and learn to love winter. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT Enjoy Outdoor Recreation to Stay Active all Winter Long With plenty to do in Orange County, N.Y, winter's cold weather is no excuse to stop moving. Orange County, N.Y. (January 10, 2017) - Cold weather fun for the whole family can be found in Orange County this winter. Whether you like the thrill of tubing down a snow-covered hill or prefer horseback riding on a quiet wooded trail, there are plenty of ways to get outdoors and stay active this season. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:00:00 GMT Governor Cuomo Announces Start Of 2016-17 Skiing and Snowboarding Season in New York Whiteface Mountain to Open on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day and Gore and Belleayre Mountains to Open on Friday Video of Snowmaking at Gore Mountain Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today kicked off the 2016-17 skiing and snowboarding season and announced that Whiteface Mountain will open on Thursday, November 24, and Gore and Belleayre Mountains will open on Friday, November 25. Every winter season, skiing and snowboarding at New York's 51 mountains attracts millions of visitors and generates $1 billion for the state's economy. Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:00:00 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