Tag Archives: New York

N.Y. Governor Commits $8M to Belleayre, Including New Gondola

Highmount, NY – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that the state will invest an additional $8 million for upgrades at Belleayre Ski Center in Highmount to attract more visitors and build on the Catskill Region’s tourism industry. The investment will include the installation of a new high-speed gondola and multiple lodge expansions. Thursday’s announcement … Continue reading N.Y. Governor Commits $8M to Belleayre, Including New Gondola

“Kaatskillz: A Skate Park On Snow” at Hunter This Weekend

Hunter, NY – Tomorrow, Empire Parks at Hunter Mountain will present the inaugural Kaatskillz, a freestyle on-snow terrain park event themed after an urban skate park. Freestyle skiers and riders near and far are invited to compete in Saturday’s Kaatskillz pro-am event, located on the main face of the mountain on Park Ave West. The event build is … Continue reading “Kaatskillz: A Skate Park On Snow” at Hunter This Weekend

Skiing Accident Takes Life at Hunter Mountain

Hunter, NY – New York State Police at Catskill and the Hunter Police Department are investigating the death of Edwin Wood, 58 of Warwick, N.Y. at Hunter Mountain Ski Center on Wednesday morning. Wood, who police say was an expert skier, was skiing on the Annapurna trail, a double black diamond (expert) trail on Hunter’s West side.  Wood … Continue reading Skiing Accident Takes Life at Hunter Mountain

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

Season Pass Sales Up 28% at Peak Resorts

Wildwood, MO – Peak Resorts, Inc., the owner or operator of 14 ski resorts across the Northeast and Midwest, today announced that season pass sales from the beginning of the ski season through January 29, were up 28 percent in units and 23 percent in dollars, compared to the prior year. In addition, paid skier visits … Continue reading Season Pass Sales Up 28% at Peak Resorts

Behind the Gold: Joy of Coming Home

Lake Placid, NY – The Olympic village of Lake Placid, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, holds a special charm. The site of the 1932 and 1980 Olympics, it’s a town where the legacy of the Games lives on – a place where memories have been made for athletes over decades. Freestyle aerials … Continue reading Behind the Gold: Joy of Coming Home

Cuomo Announces Upgrades at Gore and Whiteface Totaling $20M

Albany, NY – New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the state will invest up to $20 million for major upgrades at its Whiteface and Gore Mountain ski areas to attract more visitors and build on the North Country’s bourgeoning winter tourism industry and develop opportunities to increase off-season revenue, while making these facilities more … Continue reading Cuomo Announces Upgrades at Gore and Whiteface Totaling $20M