Friday, October 31, 2008

LAST DAY for Big Lift Card Sale!

Sale ends tonight! Get yours now for $39 with a free lift ticket!!

Today is the last day to receive our Big Lift Card for $39 with a free unlimited lift ticket. If you haven't purchased yours, get it now! Starting tomorrow, November 1, the Big Lift Card will be $49 and will not include a free lift ticket!!

Hunter's greatest value offers deep discounts: 25% off weekend & holiday tickets and 50% off midweek tickets. Get yours now at eSki!

Purchase the Big Lift Card by November 1 and receive a FREE unlimited lift ticket! Continue to eSki to purchase the 2008-09 Big Lift Card!

Pre-season Ski Vid from AlpineZone!

Our friends over at AlpineZone took advantage of our pre-season dump and spent some time hiking here at Hunter Mountain. Here's their awesome video:

Thanks guys!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

THREE DAYS LEFT! Get the Big Lift Card for $39 with a free lift ticket!

Our Big Lift Sale is almost over! Starting November 1, the Big Lift Card will be $49 and will not include a free unlimited lift ticket. If you haven't purchased yours, get it now!
\Hunter's greatest value is on sale now, offering even deeper discounts: 25% off weekend & holiday tickets and50% off midweek tickets.

Purchase the Big Lift Card by November 1 and receive a FREE unlimited lift ticket! Continue to eSki to purchase the 2008-09 Big Lift Card!

Great on hill shots!

Enjoy these nice shots from our customer Ben. He was kind enough to email them to me after what I'm sure was a fun time.

This is a shot Jim took on Hunter One!

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

A FOOT of snow in October?!

We were just blessed with what could be a foot or more of snow between yesterday and today! These photos were snapped this morning. The weather is now clearing up, and the sun is starting to shine. Enjoy the pictures and visit us soon!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

A few more to close out the evening...

How much snow do we have? My car = snowbank. Taken minutes ago in Tannersville. At LEAST 10 inches since early this morning, and still coming down!! We'll post some more photos tomorrow!

5 to 10 inches later...

Sorry about the delay folks, we had a lot of power and internet outages today, and it was hard to find enough time to post photos!! Here are a few I snapped on my way out around 4:30pm -- stay tuned for more photos & news tomorrow!

POWDER ALERT! 2" so far in Hunter & Tannersville!

Good morning everyone! It's 7:10am in Hunter, still dark outside, but there are about 2 inches of snow on the ground! It's coming down pretty hard, and some of it is sticking pretty well, so stay tuned throughout the day and I will snap some photos when it lightens up! Keep up with the forecast at's an updated forecast:

Today: Rain and snow before 10am, then snow between 10am and noon, then rain and snow after noon. High near 36. North wind between 11 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

Tonight: Snow, mainly before 2am. Low around 29. Windy, with a northwest wind between 22 and 26 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Tuesday: possible 6-10 inches of snow in Hunter!!!

NOAA's latest forecast will completely blow your mind -- it's beginning to look a lot like winter....

Tuesday: Snow. High near 33. Breezy, with a north wind between 14 and 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

Tuesday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Windy, with a west wind between 22 and 28 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

Bring it on! We'll keep you posted with photos -- stay tuned!!!

Friday, October 24, 2008

Verizon in Tannersville!

For those of you who wondered about the giant tree that suddenly sprouted atop the summit, it is now in operation!! For the many customers, guests and even locals who have struggled with Verizon service in the past, your fears are no more! Verizon service is available in Tannersville, Haines Falls and elsewhere. Happy chatting!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Got Snow!? We do!

Residents of the area received a special surprise last night: the first flurries of the season! Heading to work today we noticed a fair amount of snow on the ridges. We snapped some photos for your viewing pleasure. The season is officially upon us!

Thursday, October 09, 2008

New Park Features!

Our park manager Mike Velez has been hard at work building new features for our jibbing pleasure. In the making is a 32 foot flat box, which you can check out below. Also, a sick wall ride is already completed! Both look like they will be loads of fun! Stay tuned as more features are soon to come!

As an added BONUS here is a shot of one of the 22 new snow guns going up in the park right now!

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

This Weekend: Oktoberfest & Jimmy Sturr, plus Columbus Day Swap/Shop!

Stop by on Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12 and celebrate our second weekend of Oktoberfest! Our Oktoberfest features authentic German and German-American entertainment in the autumn microbrewbeauty of the northern Catskills. Our modern celebration of the harvest features a farmers market, plenty of vendors, free crafts, pumpkin painting for the kids, and much more. Free admission makes it an affordable, fun time for all ages.

Grammy Award-winning Jimmy Sturr will be performing two sets at Saturday's festival, and admission is free! To view a schedule of events at Oktoberfest, visit the website!

The Skyride will also be open: view our beautiful foliage from above! Spend the weekend here in Hunter: book a stay at the Kaatskill Mountain Club!

This weekend is also our Columbus Day Swap & Shop in the Sports & Expeditions Center and Board Room. Find great prices on skis, boards, boots and apparel! Bring your equipment in to be sold: if it sells, you'll receive 100% store credit in the Sports & Expeditions Center! For more information, call 800-HunterMtn x2233.

Winter is around the corner! Remember, next Saturday, October 18th, is the Season Passholder Party. In the mean time, enjoy the fall, and we'll see you soon!

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Check out our new TuneJet!

We have a new addition to our tuning shop, a Wintersteiger TuneJet! The Tunejet is an automated tuning station for skis and snowboards. Our Tunejet comes equipped with a stone and belt unit. The stone unit provides nearly perfect finishes with its wide 400 mm width. It also has software for specific racing structures. The belt unit is lightning fast and can feed up to 15m/ min making it able to tune over 30 pairs of skis or boards an hour!

Stop by and get your equipment tuned! The TuneJet will be located in the Repair Shop. It will also be tuning our entire Rental fleet for the coming season!