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  • Belleayre Offers One For the Ladies

    Female riders looking to learn to ski or snowboard - or just get better at it - have a weekend to themselves at Belleayre Mountain. On Saturday and Sunday, the resort is inviting women to bring a girlfriend, sister, mom or daughter and have them ride for free - and get a free rental package and group lesson to boot. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • New Jersey Riders On Their Own Turf

    You're hearing the pitch from New York ski areas trying to get you to ride a few hours for a few hours riding. Hey! You're Jersey! You don't want garden-variety riding, you want Garden State riding. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Winter's Hitchin' a Ride In New York

    Riding's been da bomb in New York state, with winter chillin' with us for a spell. Colder temperatures and bursts of snowfall are supposed to hang in, straight through Super Bowl Sunday (hey, the game's not until Sunday night). Belleayre gets the attention of the ladies this weekend with specials Saturday and Sunday. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • No-Snow Not a 'Disaster' In New York

    New York state's Emergency Management Office said this week it wouldn't lobby the U.S. Small Business Administration for low-interest loans for ski areas and other snow-related businesses. Full Article

    25th January 2007

  • Lake Placid's Whiteface Lodge Sold

    A Connecticut developer has purchased Lake Placid's highly lauded The Whiteface Lodge Resort & Spa, the luxury resort that opened in 2005. Stamford, Conn., developer T-Rex Capital , which develops residential, commercial and government properties throughout the United States, announced Tuesday it purchased The Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid for an undisclosed price. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Solace for Brief Winter May Not Come

    With little to no snow in the first part of the ski and snowboard season, it has been a rough ride for resorts in New York state. We told you last week how some have turned to the state Emergency Management Office to appeal to the federal Small Business Administration for low-interest federal loans similar to ones that help businesses hurt by other weather patterns: hurricanes and droughts, for example. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • Massachusetts Embraces Tardy Winter

    Winter has taken hold of much of the Northeast and ski areas and riders are holding on to it for dear life. Finally, trail openings are slipping up in to the comfortable double digits and it feels like the real deal. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • New York To Winter: 'Hello, Beautiful'

    In New York state and the rest of the Northeast and New England, winter finally walked in the door, a day late and a dollar short, but nonetheless here. Lake effect snows throughout the state helped those resourceful mountain crews firing snow guns 24/7. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • New York Ski Biz To Feds: Help!

    The snow drought in the Northeast is turning into an economic disaster for many ski areas. Several in Upstate New York are turning to the state Emergency Management Office to help get them federal help. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • A Festive Week at New York's Belleayre

    Belleayre Mountain gets its giddy on with its patented Winter Festival Week, which launches Saturday and doesn't stop, uh, for a week. Smack in the middle of it are weekdays filled with $10 lift tickets. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Snow Kidding In New York

    Most of New York's mountains squeaked by on the long Martin Luther King Jr. weekend as the psychosis of the 2006/07 ski season wore on. Ice storms here, some snow there, freezing rain here, rain there, and brave grounds crews warily watching temps to turn on snowguns. Still, we forge ahead. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Belleayre Focuses On the Future

    Plucky Belleayre Mountain, owned by New York's Department of Environmental Conservation, is one of a handful of New York state's major ski areas that has managed to keep running on a handful of trails in one of the warmest winters in decades in New York state. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Winter Has Promises To Keep...

    The New York state of mind for downhill riding so far this season is dazed and confused. We've been punched in the head by a winter (so far) that is seeing grass re-green, flowers come up and befuddled snowmakers at our favorite ski areas shedding tears. Full Article

    8th January 2007

  • Massachusetts Ski Areas Rebounding

    It hasn't been the same old song for downhlll riders in Massachusetts this summer. "Hot, Hot, Hot" has replaced "White Christmas" in this twisted bizarre-o world. But it's looking more positive all over the state this week as colder temperatures finally sink in. Full Article

    8th January 2007

  • Snow-starved New York State Bears Up

    A disasterous holiday season sent mountain crews at ski areas in New York state racing for snow-making machinery any time night time temps hit the below-freezing mark. It hasn't been enough to get more than a relatively few trails open than is typical this time of year. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Riders Looking For a Mass. Dump

    Snow riders are eternal optimists, but winter so far here in Massachuesetts has been trying the patience of all downhillers. Ah, but with an in-your-face 'tude and millions of dollars in snowmaking machinery, Mass. ski areas are swearing by every evening drop below freezing that they can. Full Article

    2nd January 2007

  • Whiteface Doing the White Thing

    Sixteen trails with more on the way doesn't sound like much, but we're snow starved here in New York state and we'll take anything we can get. Whiteface has been taking advantage of high altitudes and cold(ish) nights to make snow whenever possible and, like a few other resorts in the Empire State, has managed to stay open. Full Article

    24th December 2006

  • Peek'n at a Full-Line Resort

    If you're thinking snow, Western New York and a resort that has it all, you must be thinking about Peek'n Peak. Just in time. Peek'n reloads with some most excellent midweek packages that start at just $219 and have lots of includes. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Go For a Free Ride at Windham

    Those expecting lots o' cool cash for Christmas can try some rides before they buy at the after Christmas sales. Burton reps ride into Windham Mountain Saturday and Sunday and they're loaded for bear with tons of the new Burton snowboard lineup. Full Article

    17th December 2006

  • Hunter Prowls for a Challenge

    Hunter Mountain looks to Bogart its 40-inch base and keep it right through the weekend. You could care less, 'cause you're revved up for the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge. Full Article

    12th December 2006

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