Saturday, January 31, 2009

Dre's Tire Incident

Some comedic entertainment. Enjoy. RideHunter.com

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Singles & Romance on the Slopes: Hunter Mountain + NY Easy Dates

Singles & Romance on the Slopes: Hunter Mountain + NY Easy Dates

This Valentine's Day, we've teamed up with New York City's premier speed dating company for the first of its kind: the 7 Minute Ski Lift Speed Dating Event! As a participant you'll have the opportunity to ride the lift with other singles that share the same interest...and maybe even find a little spark of romance on the way.

At the end of skiing & riding join in our apr├Ęs ski party and another organized speed-dating session. NY Easy Dates is scheduling bus service and lift tickets with NYC pick-up service...no pun intended. For more details and pricing, or to register, visit nyeasydates.com. Send this message to a friend! Anyone can join in!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

8-12" Coming Our Way! Snow starts tonight!

We've got some massive snow coming our way -- a foot or more -- within the next day! The snow is supposed to start Tuesday night and continue through Wednesday. Check out NOAA and HunterMtn.com for further information about what's heading our way! We'll have up-to-date photos, video and much more!

This weekend we've got Third Rail and DJ Dave Leonard at the Main Bar on Saturday, and the Superbowl televised on Sunday. Check out our hotel specials, customer appreciation days and more information below! We've also got a new video with terrain park and racing footage: head over to our YouTube channel to check it out!

Super Sunday at the Kaatskill Mountain Club!

Spend Super Sunday at the Kaatskill Mountain Club's one bedroom jacuzzi suite or our one bedroom superior and receive a $25.00 food voucher for Van Winkle's Restaurant Superbowl spectacular.

Whether you are adding February 1st to your existing one-bedroom reservation or just plan to stay Sunday night contact our reservation specialist before you miss out on a super time at Hunter Mountain and the Kaatskill Mountain Club. Call us at 800-HunterMtn to book!

Mountain Jam V Lineup Announced! May 29 - 31, 2009!

Radio Woodstock, Warren Haynes & Hunter Mountain have once again teamed up to bring the fifth annual Mountain Jam Music Festival to the Northern Catskills. The festival will take place on May 29th through Sunday, May 31st, 2009.

Gov't Mule will anchor the festival, while The Allman Brothers Band make their Mountain Jam appearance as part of their 40th anniversary celebration. In addition, the three-day event will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock Festival.

Mountain Jam favorites Michael Franti & Spearhead will return along with Ray LaMontagne and Jackie Greene. A diverse array of first time Mountain Jam performers will join in, such as Coheed & Cambria, The Derek Trucks Band, The Hold Steady, Richie Havens, Railroad Earth, Tea Leaf Green, Porter Batiste & Stoltz, Brett Dennen, The Lee Boys, U-Melt and others yet to be announced. Late night performances will begin at 1 am both outside "Under the Stars" and inside the Hunter Mountain base lodge. DJ phenomenon Girl Talk will be one of the late night performers. Tickets are on sale now at www.mountainjam.com!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Don't Move Firewood!

Leave the Logs at Home to Prevent the Spread of Tree Killing Bugs

You can prevent the accidental spread of destructive insects and diseases by always using locally cut firewood .Even if the firewood that you collect or cut near your house looksclean, please don't bring it with you on your visit! Buy local wood and you'll help protect theforests we all love! Learn more at dontmovefirewood.org

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Customer Appreciation Days for Potter Bros, Pedigree & Blades Coming Up!

BREAKING NEWS: 2 MORE CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAYS ADDED: SKI BARN & SKI STOP!

Pick up your $25 lift ticket vouchers at Potter Bros, Pedigree and Blades locations and save big on skiing and riding! We've just added Ski Barn and Ski Stop to the mix...there's never been a better time to ski or ride for cheap! These $25 lift ticket vouchers are valid for use on the days listed below:

Monday, January 26 - Potter Bros. - pick up discount lift tickets at any Potter Bros. location to be redeemed on January 26. Visit their website for more information!

Tuesday, January 27 - Ski Barn - pick up discount lift tickets at Ski Barn locations to be redeemed on January 27! Visit SkiBarn.com for more information!

Wednesday, January 28 - Pedigree - pick up discount lift tickets at any Pedigree locations for redemption on January 28. Visit their website for store hours & locations.

Thursday, January 29 - Blades - visit website for store hours and locations. Tickets can be redeemed on Thursday, January 29.

Friday, January 30 - Ski Stop - visit Ski Stop's website for more information. Pick up your discount lift tickets and ski or ride for $25 on Friday, January 30! - Ski Stop is out of vouchers!

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Got videos?!

A couple videos for your viewing pleasure.



Stay tuned for more!
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youtube.com/huntermountain

MLK Weekend Video

Anton Gliders: Cutting Edge Has A New Name

There has been a lot of buzz lately about Anton Gliders... if you haven't heard, or are looking for a mind-blowing demo experience, Anton Gliders are for you. This new radical design of the world's first full suspension ski will give you the control in a carved turn like you have never felt before. Anton Gliders are lightweight performance skis with extraordinary edge grip and a silky smooth feel on the snow.



The program at Hunter Mountain consists of a 2 hour private lesson with a certified Anton Gliders Instructor and an all day Anton Gliders demo. The cost of the program is $249 for Season Passholders and $299 for non-Passholders. You can make your reservation for the Anton Gliders experience by calling 800-HunterMtn x2328 and ask for Millie. For more info, check out the website at AntonGliders.com

I Have A Dream Rail Jam Video

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Chocolate Celebration & Specials at the Mountain Club Spa!

We've got chocolate! Chocolate lovers can indulge and try a chocolate facial with the Mountain Club Spa's experienced aesthetician or make an appointment that will energize and improve your well being: a fizzy chocolate wrap with our massage therapists!

Valentines Weekend Spa Spectacular: enjoy dark chocolate and a champagne toast with a couple's massage. Call 518-263-5580 x3017 or 800-HunterMtn for your appointment! For more information about the Mountain Club Spa, head over to KaatskillMtnClub.com.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

New 50th Anniversary Video!



Check out youtube.com/huntermountain for more!

Monday, January 12, 2009

Thanks for coming out to our 50th!

The celebration here was amazing! Nuts in a Blender rocked the house, along with fireworks, and fresh snow! Thanks to everyone who came out and celebrated with us. See you for another 50 years!


Friday, January 09, 2009

ANNAPURNA FOR SUNDAY

Wondering about the so-called 'Prune? We're making snow on Clair's and Annapurna right now. Just got word from snowmaking that Anna could be open on Sunday! Sunday Sunday Sunday! Woo hoo!

Come on out and join us this weekend!

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Lift Ticket & Lodging Specials

Buy A Full-Price Ticket on Saturday or Sunday, Come Back for $19.59!
Buy a regular priced lift ticket on Saturday, January 10th or Sunday, January 11th and you can purchase a non-holiday lift ticket voucher for $19.59! Vouchers cannot be used on January 10th, 11th, or holidays, but are valid any other day of the 08/09 winter season. That's more than 60% off!

January 12th - 15th: Real. Close. Relaxation Package at the Kaatskill Mountain Club & Liftside Village
Valid January 12th - 15th: For as low as $114.00 per person per day, you'll receive 3 nights' accommodations at the Kaatskill Mountain Club or Liftside Village...complete with 3 days of skiing/riding, 3 mornings with full breakfast and a rejuvenating 25 minute Swedish massage in our Mountain Club Spa. Call 800-HunterMtn to book now! Offer not valid with any other specials, can not be used for any dates other than those listed above, restrictions apply.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

This just in!

A few minutes ago our new Nike 6.0 park feature arrived! I went to check it out and snapped some quick shots for you. The feature, which is a jib-able car, is huge! Expect to see it in our park very soon. Enjoy the pictures!

Eastern Mountain Sports Soho Customer Appreciation Day on Friday!

Customer Appreciation Day for Eastern Mountain Sports in Soho is on Friday: pick up your $25 lift ticket vouchers at the Soho store at 591 Broadway , New York. Call EMS for more information at (212) 966-8730. Additionally, NYC Ski/Urban Sherpa are offering a bus trip on Friday for an additional $25 - visit NYCSki or Urban Sherpa for more information.

Hunter's Couple of the Week: Clayton & Maureen Stewart

To help celebrate our 50th Anniversary, Hunter Mountain is randomly choosing a couple or family each weekend to come experience all Hunter Mountain has to offer. Clayton & Maureen Stewart of Nesconset, NY were approached in ticket sales and asked to join us for the day.

They were treated to a private instructor, lunch vouchers, a gift certificate to the Sports & Expeditions Center, a locker for the day in our High Peaks Club, 50th Anniversary t-shirts & tote bags and a framed photo
to remember the day.

"It was such a wonderful surprise to be picked as the couple of the weekend and get the royal treatment," they write. "We have been skiing Hunter for many years and plan to be back next weekend with you for your 50th. You really made us feel even more a part of the celebration....thanks again!"

Share Your Experiences, Win a Season Pass!

We've got some great contests running for our 50th Anniversary: join in the fun, and win a season pass! If your submissions are chosen, your work will be on January 9th, 2010, and you'll be showcased at our 50th Anniversary culmination and spend next season skiing or riding on us! Visit the website for more information on these awesome contests!

Friday, January 02, 2009

50th Anniversary Celebration on January 10, 2008: BE HERE!

There will be no bigger party this year than our 50th Anniversary Kick-off Celebration! Party at the base lodge with Hunter's favorite party band, Nuts In A Blender.

Dutchess Beverage will be running bar promotions all evening long. Fireworks begin at 6:30 pm...stick around for unveiling of the vintage Hunter Mountain photos that will be auctioned off on January 9th, 2010 at the final celebration. ESPN Radio will also have Rangers and Knicks tickets on hand...along with other great prizes & giveaways!

50th Anniversary Special: Get a Lift Ticket for $19.59!
Buy a ticket on Saturday, January 10th or Sunday, January 11th, 2009 and we'll sell you a non-holiday lift ticket of equal value for the 08/09 winter season for $19.59.
Season Passholders can also take advantage of this offer: just show your season pass and get one lift ticket for each day (Jan 10 & Jan 11) for $19.59....they make great gifts!