Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Crazy Weekend Coming Up!

Hello skiers and riders! We've got a HUGE weekend coming up, with our annual freestyle competition, Latitude 42, taking place Saturday & Sunday: rail jam & quarterpipe competitions...live entertainment and DJs....$12,000 cash purse with thousands more in prizes from Brooklyn Surfer, Ride, Nike, Burton, EESA, DC and others....sound familiar?


We've started preparing the features and the park for this awesome competition. Register here!! It won't be open for much longer, so if you're interested in registering, register now, and don't forget to check out RideHunter.com for daily updates!


Hunter Mountain will also be hosting the Exceed the Need Food Drive on Saturday : bring in three (3) non-perishable items (canned beans, canned meat, canned vegetables, dry beans, dry pastas, condiments, etc) and get a coupon for $20 off your next lift ticket, valid starting March 1! For more information, head over to HunterMtn.com!


We've got some new videos as well! Visit our YouTube channel to check them out!

March Into Spring Pass: $149 to Ski or Ride 'til Season's End!

Our March Into Spring pass is available now! Just what it's name implies, our March Into Spring pass is a season pass valid during March, and extending into spring! March Into Spring and ski or ride as many times as you'd like for the rest of the season for just $149!

At only $149, this pass is perfect for anyone and everyone -- it'll exceed its value in less than three visits! This pass is a no-brainer!


Click here to purchase yours online!


Need a laugh? Head over to MakeYourselfSick.com (sponsored by Ski Areas of New York) to make your own personalized excuse message, complete with sound effects, and send it to your boss! Pick up a March Into Spring pass, call in sick to work and get up to Hunter Mountain!

March Mountain Madness Launches Sunday w/ Great Lodging Specials!

It's time to save! Between our March Into Spring pass and March Mountain Madness, there is no better time to ski or ride for cheap than now! Better yet, March is a great time to stay in the Catskills, and we've got the discount lodging packages to prove it.


Visit MarchMountainMadness.com to view some incredible deals on lodging and lift tickets throughout the area. Hunter and Windham, along with seven mountaintop communities, have teamed up to offer some great savings to springtime visitors -- head over to the website now to view the growing list of lodging specials!

Lat. 42 features video!

A short video showing the building and setup of the features for this years Lat. 42 1/4 pipe and rail jam competition. Come and get it! Check RideHunter.com for more!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Discount Corporate & Group Rates Available!

Bring your company to Hunter Mountain to mix business with pleasure! Spring is on its way to the Catskills, and the conditions are the best they can be. Complimentary conference room and discounted corporate rates available for overnight rooms, Monday through Thursday, as well as group discounts on lift tickets and rental equipment! Contact Renee Chirico for details: 800-HunterMtn x3021 or rchirico@huntermtn.com!

More Videos!

A nice edit showing the USASA slopestyle and half pipe competitiom last weekend Feb. 21 and 22. Get ready for Lat. 42 this weekend!

Monday, February 23, 2009

New Bakwoods Park Videos!

New videos from our good friends at Bakwoods Productions. The park is going off this year and they capture it all on film for you! Check it out.
I Have a Dream Rail Jam Edit.

Mid Season Park Edit


Check out RideHunter.com for more videos and photos!
Also, don't forget to add us on our Facebook and Myspace, links are on the right hand side of this page.
One more thing! Lat. 42 Competition this weekend!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

March Into Spring Pass: $149 to Ski or Ride 'til Season's End!

Spring is a great time of year to ski and snowboard, and our March Into Spring pass makes it easy to afford all the spring your legs can handle.

Valid every day from March 1st through the end of the 2008-09 season, our March Into Spring pass costs a meager $149 , but brings you immeasurable pleasure. Conditions this year have been outstanding, and there's lots of winter left! Continue to the website to purchase!

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

eNewsletter Update!

Hello skiers and riders! We've got a lot going on here at Hunter, and if you haven't stopped by yet this week, come on over! We've got quite a few new videos, and they're all amazing: whether you want to see people ripping in the park, racing, hitting the bumps or simply showing their skiing and riding style, you have GOT to check out our videos! They're located on our YouTube channel: youtube.com/huntermountain

What else is up? For starters, we've got Happy Hour from 4-6pm at Van Winkle's Monday thru Friday, Wing Night on Wednesday and Fiesta Night on Sunday! There are tons of drink specials, and there's no better place for a cool-down after a long day on the slopes. Head up to the Kaatskill Mountain Club and spend some time at our beautiful restaurant!

For skiers, riders and lodge-dwellers around on Saturday, please stop by the Main Bar and take part in our Mardi Gras Party!! New York City's K-ROCK 92.3 is heading up with great promos, prizes, K-ROCK girls and their celebrity DJ, DJ Schwenker. They'll be in the Main Bar area from noon to 7pm, so there's plenty of time to stop by! We've got the beads!

Ladies, Why Aren't You Riding?

Burton Women's Learn to Ride Camp: March 13, 14 & 15

Burton Women's Camp is all about the girls! Get away with other ladies who love to ride or are ready to learn how to ride. The camp is three days of learning how to ride at your own pace with other ladies. We start each day with continental breakfast and meet with your groups.

Once we have a little something to get us started we head out on snow with our coach for the weekend. Each day also includes lunch, 4 hours of training, lift ticket and rental equipment. Head over to YouTube to check out last years Hunter Mountain Burton Women's LTR Camp!

For pricing or to register, head over to HunterMtn.com!

TAP NY & Taste of Wine 2009 Tickets On Sale Now!!

Tickets to our outrageously popular beer festival, TAP New York, are on sale now, as well as a new wine festival we're having this year. Taste of Wine 2009 will encompass two wine dinners at Scribner Hollow Lodge and two days of tastings of over 100 wines from New York State. Tickets to wine dinners sold separately.

For more information about either of these festivals, visit tapnewyork.com or the Taste of Wine page at HunterMtn.com. SATURDAY will sell out for BOTH events, so get your tickets now!!

Latitude 42 Kicks Off in 2 Weeks: Win a Trip to Telluride!

A slew of rails, a monster quarterpipe, stair set, live entertainment and much more come together for our weekend freestyle competition, Latitude 42. Pre-registration is available at HunterMtn.com! Guest DJs and bands on the slopes include Nautilus, Moonboot Lover, and U-Melt, and inside the base lodge, Buzz Universe, with a full-day live remote from WDST.

Not competing? You can still win a trip for two to our Western Winter Resort Partner, Telluride Ski Resort! The package includes round-trip airfare, lodging & lift tickets for the 08/09 ski season! You must be present to win, and can enter the raffle at any time throughout the day! All competitors are automatically entered to win!

New Video! Feb 14-15th



RideHunter.com

Thursday, February 12, 2009

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New York, like the rest of the country, is going through tough economic times. Our Governor is charged with developing a balanced budget. Unfortunately in his proposed budget, he has asked for a 4% state sales tax on ski lift tickets, lessons, and other recreational activities. Help us fight this proposed tax by visiting stoptheskitax.com to learn more!

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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 interests...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!

Latitude 42 Freestyle Competition: Pre-registration Open!

Pre-registration is now open for our annual freestyle competition, Latitude 42. Our terrain parks have had a record year, with more positive feedback than ever before, and we are very much looking forward to this recently re-worked event: this year's competition offers rail jam and quarterpipe competitions, with more cash & prizes than ever before. One lucky winner will receive a trip to Telluride Ski Resort! Registration is limited, so sign up ASAP!

We're still working out the details of live entertainment, but we promise there is some pretty cool stuff in the works! The competition kicks off on February 28 & March 1, 2009...we hope to see you! Head over to the website for more information!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

New Video Feb. 7-9


Check out RideHunter.com

Thursday, February 05, 2009

20-40% Off on Jackets....& New Park Vid!

Our Sports & Expeditions Center & Board Room are offering some incredible sales of 20-40% off winter jackets. Season passholders receive additional savings...ask at the counter for details!

Speaking of snowboarding... our park staff has created an awesome video with terrain park news/changes/information. Visit our YouTube channel to learn more about what's up in our terrain park areas!

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

KMC Special + Happy Hour is Back!

There is a select number of rooms available at the Kaatskill Mountain Club for next Friday, February 13th. The Kaatskill Mountain Club will have music in the Great Room and are offering 10% off select rooms on Friday! Happy Hour has also returned to VanWinkle's on Fridays with $2 domestic prints, $3 premium pints, and $3 house wines and liquors: another great reason to spend some time up at our beautiful hotel....call 800-HunterMtn to book now!

3 Days for $109...Here's How:

Did you know that you can get 3 days of rentals, lift tickets and group lessons for $109? Our Try-Pak is one of our most incredible savings packages. Visit HunterMtn.com for more information about this incredible learn-to-turn special!

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

New Park Video Up!

Next Week: FDNY & East Coast Firefighters' Races

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, February 10th & 11th...the annual firefighters' race is a long-standing tradition at Hunter Mountain. Firefighters from NYC and the East Coast converge on Hunter Mountain for team slalom races carrying a 50' long fire hose...talk about team work! The winning teams bring back bragging rights to their respective stations along with trophies and prizes. Come watch the bravest of the brave compete in this downhill spectacle! Proceeds from the race & activities benefit the NYC Burn Center. For more information, visit HunterMtn.com!

STOPTHESKITAX.COM - Help Us Help You

New York, like the rest of the country, is going through tough economic times. Our Governor is charged with developing a balanced budget. Unfortunately in his proposed budget, he has asked for a 4% state sales tax on ski lift tickets, lessons, and other recreational activities. Help us fight this proposed tax by visiting stoptheskitax.com to learn more!

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