Thursday, August 30, 2007

Hunter Mountain's Microbrew & Wine Festival Kicks Off September 22 & 23!

Hunter, NY, August 30 -- Hunter Mountain’s annual Microbrew & Wine Festival will kick off on September 22 & 23, featuring microbrews and wines of the Hudson Valley, New York State and beyond. The festival starts each day at noon and ends at 5pm, taking place in the base lodge at Hunter Mountain Resort.

Breweries scheduled to attend include Butternuts, Brooklyn Brewery, Redhook Ale, Ithaca, Albany Pump Station, Lake Placid, Saranac, Keegan, Gilded Otter and more. Wineries include Poplar Ridge, Americana, Cascade Mountain, Red Barn, Ashley Lynn, Warwick Valley, Long Island Meadery, Baldwin Vineyards, Thousand Island Winery and many others.

Tasters will be able to vote for the best beer, best brewery and best winery, which will be announced towards the end of the festival on Sunday. The Christine Spero Group will be performing from 1-4pm on Saturday.

The Microbrew & Wine Festival is the one of two annual beer festivals at Hunter Mountain, the first one being TAP New York in April, which highlights 100+ beers of New York State.

There is free admission to the grounds, and a $20 tasting fee, or an $18 tasting fee if purchased online, through our eSki service at The Skyride will be open both days for trips to the summit, and an array of food and craft vendors will be present.

To purchase discount tickets online, please continue to eSki >>

For further information on the Microbrew & Wine Festival, please continue to the Microbrew & Wine Festival page >>

Thanks, and we hope to see you soon!!

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Hunter Mountain's Season Pass Sale Ends Monday!

Hello skiers and riders! We wanted to send a quick reminder to you that our early purchase incentive program for our season pass sales ends on Monday, September 3, so get your orders in while prices are still at their lowest, and while you still get a free lift ticket for every $600 spent during this part of the sale! These free lift tickets are completely transferable and make great gifts for friends, colleagues and others!

Information for 2007-08 passes and seasonal programs can be found here, or you can download a copy of our Hunterlogue for a PDF file containing all the info you need to know about what's happening with seasonal programs, competition teams, lockers, children's programs and more!

Continue through to eSki to purchase your season pass! >>

We hope to see you soon, and can't wait for the first snowfall of the 2007-08 snowsports season!

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Celtic Festival videos!

Want some instant replay of our Mass March? Ok, maybe not instant, but here's an opportunity for those who missed it (and those who attended!) to see the Mass March and afterward again!

Thanks so much to everyone who came out, and we hope to see you at our remaining festivals, Microbrew & Wine Festival (September 22 & 23) and Oktoberfest (September 29 & 30, Oct 6 & 7)!

Saturday, August 18, 2007

Hunter Mountain’s International Celtic Festival: This weekend!

Hello everyone, and greetings from Hunter Mountain! The weather seems to be cooling from recent heat waves, just in time for one of our most popular summer events, the International Celtic Festival. The festival kicks off August 18 & 19, and gates open at 10am on Saturday and 8am on Sunday, with entertainment starting at noon on Saturday and 9am on Sunday with the pipe band competition. With plenty of live music, food and drinks, vendors and children’s activities, how could you not want to stop by this fantastic annual celebration?

The Skyride will be open (for festival-goers only), mountain biking will be available, and there will be plenty to do for everyone. Live entertainment includes such acts as Black 47, Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Glengarry Bhoys, Andy Cooney and much more. Head up to Hunter on Sunday for the Mass March, where hundreds of bagpipers march down the mountain, or observe the pipe band competition. For an entertainment schedule, click here >>

International Celtic Festival tickets are available online at a discounted rate of $10 per person (or $12 at the gate), so get your tickets in advance and pick them up at the window when you show up! Head over to the website to purchase your tickets in advance! >>

For further information about this event, please visit We hope to see you this weekend!

Monday, August 06, 2007

Season Passes now available!

Greetings skiers and riders! Looking forward to the ski season? We sure are! Here at Hunter we’re ramping up for a fantastic winter season! Season passes are now available!

Initial pre-season rates are available until October 15 on all season passes and lockers and include passes for adults, juniors, children, toddlers, seniors, 70+ and college students…so get them at their lowest prices while the sale lasts! Gold Passes will be available again, offering advantage locker rates, offering season-long 15% food discounts, 20% retail savings and many other savings. Continue to season pass options >>

This year Hunter Mountain will offer a number of new features and options, including the TRANS-FER-ABLE pass, which gives members of a group the opportunity to ski on one transferrable pass. Starting this season. Hunter Mountain will also offer passholders the ability to add charging ability to season passes. The pass will be able to be swiped throughout the resort for products and services. Continue for more information >>

The 2007-2008 Hunterlogue is available for download in pdf form. The Hunterlogue offers all season pass, program, locker and team information. Please download and print for the scoop on what Hunter's offering this year!

Thanks for reading, and we’ll be in touch soon! Here’s to winter…coming soon!

Seasonal programs, workshops & performance camps 2007-08

Itineraries and details of Hunter’s performance camps, adult and children’s seasonal programs and competition teams are also available. Online registration is available for performance camps, including camps focusing on moguls, slalom, freestyle and other forms of skiing and riding, as well as camps and seasonal programs exclusively for men or women. A full list of children’s programs, for children ages four to seventeen, is also available. Continue to camps & seasonal programs >>

Lockers & High Peaks Memberships available now!

Seasonal locker rentals, in addition to High Peaks Club memberships, are now available! Hunter’s High Peaks Club membership includes premium parking, private locker rooms, members-only access, a business center and complimentary refreshments. Continue to lockers >>