Tag Archives: New York

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

McKinnon and Bohonnon Crowned National Aerials Champs

Lake Placid, NY – After hosting the Putnam Investment Freestyle Cup last weekend, aerials action continued at the Olympic Jumping Complex in Lake Placid on Thursday with the aerials U.S. Freestyle Aerials National Championships. Kiley McKinnon and Mac Bohonnon, both of Madison, Conn., led the U.S. team, both winning the national titles. The U.S. team was joined … Continue reading McKinnon and Bohonnon Crowned National Aerials Champs

Snowboarder Dies at Belleayre

Highmount, NY – A spokesperson for Belleayre Mountain Ski Center has confirmed a 25-year-old snowboarder died on its slopes following an accident on Saturday. Jon Lundin, a spokesperson for the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) which operates the New York State-owned ski area, told the Daily Freeman of Kingston that the victim was Brian Conners, of … Continue reading Snowboarder Dies at Belleayre