Ellicottville, N.Y. - Upon the completion of a successful 2012-13 winter season, Holiday Valley’s President Dennis Eshbaugh announced plans to reinvest $3.1 million in resort improvements. According to Mr. Eshbaugh, “It is a priority to continually improve Holiday Valley, not only to keep up with the current technology but to give our visitors the best experience possible.” The projects include improvements to both winter and summer operations. Read more »
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Lake Placid, Adirondacks USA - The Conference Center at Lake Placid is pleased to welcome the New York State Snowmobile Association (NYSSA) for their Annual Conference from Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21, 2013.
The sales team for the Conference Center expects approximately 600 attendees for the conference, using 250 lodging rooms in Lake Placid. ”NYSSA is a great group for us,” said Arlene Day, director of sales and service. “They fit perfectly in the Conference Center, and we have the outdoor facilities to showcase the Antique Sled Show and the groomer exhibits. This group is a perfect example of the potential for the Conference Center to increase business during shoulder seasons and mid-week periods.” Read more »
Wilmington, N.Y. — There’s still plenty of great skiing and riding heading into what may be the final two weekends at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y. Take advance to the warmer temperatures, longer days and super savings this Sunday, April 7, during Retro Sunday, presented by Bud Light. Ski and ride the Olympic mountain all day for just $40 for adults, $35 for teens and $30 for juniors.
While at Whiteface, you’re also invited to participate in the annual pond skimming contest, which begins at 1 p.m. This is your chance to win great prizes from Maui North, Cunningham’s Ski Barn and Viking Ski Shop. Prizes will be awarded for distance, costume and biggest splash. Read more »
50% off lift tickets for registered guests during their stay
Hunter, N.Y. - Hunter’s lodging properties will be wrapping up the 2012/2013 season with competitive room rates as low and $100 per night. Registered guests of the Kaatskill Mountain Club will also enjoy 50% off lift tickets during their stay. This sweet spring deal will extend now through the end of the 2012/2013 ski season. Read more »
Canandaigua, N.Y. - “Thanks to great snowmaking and grooming efforts by Bristol Mountain local school kids on Spring Break the week of April 1st through 7th, will have fantastic conditions for skiing and snowboarding”, proclaims, marketing director, Drew Broderick. Today is day 94 of the season and Bristol Mountain still has 33 trails, 2 terrain parks and 3km of Nordic trails open. “It has been a season of great conditions and much more cooperation from Mother Nature,” says, Broderick.
This year Spring Break Week will during the final week of the season at Bristol Mountain, which is not typical. Read more »
And Best of All, Tons of Snow!
North Creek, N.Y. - Wow - Easter Weekend just can’t get any better than Gore!
$30 lift tickets on Saturday, live music from Raisinhead 1-5pm, and maple food and fun will kick off our first-ever Maple Fest! On Sunday, join us for our always-popular non-denominational Sunrise Service, followed by a memorable Easter Brunch in the beautifully renovated Tannery Pub & Restaurant.
Ellicottville, N.Y. - With almost three feet of natural snowfall over the last two weeks and more on the way, Holiday Valley’s President Dennis Eshbaugh announced today that the resort will extend its season for an extra week. According to Mr. Eshbaugh, “Not only do we have a deep base with wall to wall coverage but the snow surface itself is ideal mid-winter packed powder conditions. We are happy to add a week to this already great season.”
The resort is currently reporting an average base depth of 17 to 56 inches with 6 quad chairlifts and 40 slopes open. Three more lifts will open for this weekend and the resort will extend hours to 9PM both Friday and Saturday evenings. Read more »