All posts by James Michaud

Belleayre Advocates Take New York Governor to Task for Budget Omission

Highmount, NY – Going back decades, Belleayre Mountain in New York’s western Catskills – whose fans value its old-school charm, family friendly terrain, and non-commercial atmosphere – has rarely received the same level of financial support bestowed upon the state’s other two government-owned and -operated ski areas, Whiteface and Gore in the Adirondacks. Being given comparative short … Continue reading Belleayre Advocates Take New York Governor to Task for Budget Omission

Camelback Adds to Pocono Winter Portfolio

Tannersville, PA – Just in time for the Christmas holidays, Camelback Resort in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains officially premiered two new winter-season components in its ongoing expansion as a complete four-season destination. Not content with being the largest snowtubing operation in the United States, Camelback –which has been voted the #1 resort in Pennsylvania four years in … Continue reading Camelback Adds to Pocono Winter Portfolio

Camelback: Family Fun That’s 100% Winterized

Tannersville, PA – After two years’ construction time and a $163 million budget, Camelback’s new Aquatopia waterpark (the largest ski-in/ski-out structure of its kind in the U.S.) and 453-suite lodge were successfully put through their paces over the recent sold-out MLK holiday weekend – crowning the 52-year-old resort’s transition from a daytrip visit into an overnight, year-round destination. Located … Continue reading Camelback: Family Fun That’s 100% Winterized

On the Hill with Stoweflake Resort’s Scot Baraw

Stowe, VT – While on a mid-March visit to Stowe, my first time there in nine years, I spoke with Scot Baraw, the Director of Sales at the Stoweflake Resort which, with more than 150 employees, is one of the largest family owned businesses in the region. Leveraging his http://www.gooseoutlet.dk status as a born-and-bred “Stowe-ite,” he provided an interesting … Continue reading On the Hill with Stoweflake Resort’s Scot Baraw

Camelback: The Poconos’ Full-Service Winter Getaway

Tannersville, PA – Living in the northeast corridor isn’t considered a prime location for skiers. Many of us habitually drive a minimum of two hours each way to the Catskills, four hours to the Adirondacks, five or more to Vermont, or sometimes we just bite the bullet and take a plane gooseoutlet.dk west. But for family … Continue reading Camelback: The Poconos’ Full-Service Winter Getaway