Thursday, September 30, 2010

Hunter Mountain eNews 9/30: Oktoberfest, Ski Swap/Sale, Season Passholder Party, Big Lift Card & more!

Hello from Hunter Mountain! Thanks to those of you who came out for our Wine & Brew Fest; it was a tremendous success! We're ramping up for another festival weekend, and the weather is going to be gorgeous!

For those of you who have not been up to the Catskills recently, the foliage season has begun! The colors have changed beautifully and the weather has been mild.

This Weekend: OKTOBERFEST! 
Our awesome fall festival series continues this weekend! This weekend's festival will be held in conjunction with the now annual Colors in the Catskills Motorcycle Rally! ALL BIKES ARE WELCOME! This is your chance to enjoy some of the most beautiful terrain New York State has to offer!

There will be live entertainment on Saturday & Sunday, plenty of food & drink, trail riding, motorcycle vendors, Skyride and so much more! On site camping is available! For a full entertainment schedule, visit!

Columbus Day Ski Shop Swap/Sale NEXT WEEKEND! Held in conjunction with Oktoberfest II!
Our Sports & Expeditions Center will start accepting gear (CLEAN clothes and CURRENT equipment) on October 3. The Swap/Sale starts on October 8 and lasts through October 11. You'll get 100% store credit for whatever you have submitted that sells during the sale, and whatever does not sell must be picked up by October 17 or it will be donated! This is an awesome opportunity to find great deals and get new equipment for the coming season so we hope to see you!! For further information, head over to the website or call the Ski Shop at 800-486-8376 x2233!

Our annual Season Passholder Party is taking place on Saturday, October 16! We apologize for any confusion, as the incorrect date is listed in our Hunterlogue, which many of you may have received in the mail. SAVE THE DATE: October 16! All season passholders welcome! More information is available here!

If you have not yet purchased your season pass, lockers, seasonal programs and other winter items, please do so ASAP! Early rates end on October 17, and programs and lockers are selling out fast! Visit the Hunterlogue for pricing and information on what we're offering this year!

And while we're speaking of winter...
Big Lift Card and BLC +1 are ON SALE NOW!! We've got some amazing deals in store for Big Lift Card holders in the upcoming season, so get yours today! JUST $45... ON SALE UNTIL NOVEMBER 1!

What does the Big Lift Card do for you?
25% off weekend & holiday lift tickets ALL SEASON LONG!
50% off midweek tickets ALL SEASON LONG!
The Big Lift Card also comes with one (1) unrestricted lift ticket that can be redeemed ANY DAY of the 10/11 season!
Head over to the Big Lift Card page at to view the list of exclusive coupons you will receive to use with your Big Lift Card!

And the Big Lift Card +1...
Provides you with the same amazing values on weekend & midweek lift tickets, PLUS TWO (2) unrestricted lift tickets... a $130 VALUE with a low price of just $90... ON SALE NOW!

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Lift Construction: Chairs!

Hello skiers and riders! Here is another lift construction update for you! Things are shaping up nicely. This week were are tackling the task of constructing the new six pack chairs. Let's just say some assembly is required!

Later this week the remaining quad base terminal will be torn down. Stay tuned as we get closer and closer to showtime!

Monday, September 27, 2010

Hello Monday!

Hello Skiers and riders. This past weekend we displayed at the Ulster County Business Expo and received "Best in Show." We were pretty excited! Here is a pic of our booth. Thanks to everyone who came through!

Also, a friendly reminder that this weekend October 1st through 3rd is our Color in the Catskills motorcycle rally, and Oktoberfest! The festival is FREE and will have plenty of vendors and entertainment!
For more information click HERE!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Lift Construction: Cable Installation

Hello skiers and riders! I'm here with another six pack construction update! This week workers had their hands full. Cables were being installed and the main cable was spliced together! The splice is close to 150ft! Check out some of the photos below.

It's show time!

That's a lot of cable!

Next in line is electrical work and the assembly of the chairs. We are right on schedule. Stay tuned for more!

Monday, September 20, 2010

Did You Know?

Did you know that our Hunterlogue is available online? It is an excellent source of information on season passes, seasonal programs, and more! Check it out HERE!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

News Flash! Wine and Brew Fest Saturday ONLY!

Wine & Brew Festival September 25th, SATURDAY ONLY! 1-6pm! $20 gets you 5 beer tasting tokens and a Wine Tasting Bracelet. On Sale Now!
More info HERE!

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Lift Construction: Summit Terminal Photos!

Hello skiers and riders! I know many of you have been keeping up with the lift construction. Some of you have probably visited and checked out the base terminal for yourself during one of our festivals. But have you seen our summit terminal?!

Lift construction continues full force as you read this! Towers are currently being aligned, and electrical work starts very shortly. Chair pieces have arrived and are ready for assembly. We'll be on it before you know it! Stay tuned!

Friday, September 03, 2010

Hunter Mountain Competition Team Blogspot: Deenae Sujak loves to speed down the slopes

Hunter Mountain Competition Team Blogspot: Deenae Sujak loves to speed down the slopes: "Thursday, August 19, 2010 BY J.C. BAUMULLER Northern Valley Suburbanite SPORTS EDITOR Old Tappan – After the football and soccer seasons..."

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Bear Caught on Camera!!

We got this on surveillance video the other night... a bear got into our donut hole stash!!!