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Titus Mountain SnowtubingMalone, NY - Already a popular upstate New York venue for skiing and tubing, Titus Mountain Family Ski Center is raising the bar by replacing its current tubing area with a larger, faster, more convenient and more fun center to accommodate increased demand for tubing. 

It is slated to open this Thanksgiving weekend, should the weather cooperate. …

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.

Lake Placid 40th Anniversary CelebrationThe Lake Placid Olympic legacy will be front and center during a weeklong celebration beginning February 14

Lake Placid, NY – Forty years ago this February, the Adirondack village of Lake Placid hosted the 13th Olympic Winter Games. The heroics of the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team’s improbable win over the Russians, known as the “Miracle on Ice,” and speed skater Eric Heiden’s five gold medals helped make the 1980 Lake Placid Games one for the ages, one with an enduring legacy.

The 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Games presents the perfect opportunity to celebrate Lake Placid’s rich Olympic legacy - past, present and future. From February 14 - 23, the two-time Olympic village is rolling out the welcome mat and is hosting a full slate of activities that will embody the Olympic spirit - from re-living the opening ceremony and torch lighting, ice skating around the historic Olympic Oval, to skiing with Olympic athletes.

International Children’s Winter GamesNext program to air Saturday April 13 on NBC at 9 a.m.

Lake Placid, N.Y. – Over three months have elapsed since Lake Placid hosted the International Children’s Winter Games (ICWG), yet the message created by the young participating athletes continues to resonate through syndicated television. 

Emmy Award-winning Teen Kids News (TKN) - a weekly 30-minute television program – will air the second segment from Lake Placid. It is hosted, once again, by 12-year-old Lincoln Norfolk and produced by John F. Morgan.

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!…

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.”…

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedComplements Hosting of the 2019 International Children's Games and 2021 Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships  

Bid Supported by the North Country Regional Economic Development Council  

March 5, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the International University Sports Federation selected Lake Placid as the site for the 2023 Winter World University Games. Delegates from the Adirondack North Country Global Sports Committee and FISU signed a memorandum of understanding at the FISU headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland last week after nearly a year and a half of negotiations. This will be the second time Lake Placid has hosted the Games, the first time being in 1972, and the third time New York State has hosted, with Buffalo hosting in 1993. The Games have never been hosted by another state in the U.S.

NYS Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – The 38th annual Empire State Winter Games will kick off on Thursday, February 1 and will run until Sunday, February 4 in Lake Placid. More than 2,500 participants will compete in 17 different sports during the three-day multi-sport festival.

The Games will kick off with an inaugural Torch Relay departing from New York City. A significant portion of their route between NYC and Albany will follow the future Empire State Trail. As a designated Empire State Trail Gateway, the Walkway Over the Hudson will be one of the main stops along the way.

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