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By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 - 3:08 pm
An Orange County man suffered a fatal fall while skiing on an expert trail at Hunter Mountain on Wednesday, according to a statement from state police.  58-year-old Edwin Wood was skiing on the Annapurna Trail, an expert-rated double black diamond trail,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 - 7:27 pm
Aided by the sudden arrival of wintry weather in the region, all three major Catskills ski resorts are slated to open for the season on Thanksgiving weekend.  Belleayre, Windham and Hunter are all gearing up for Opening Day on Friday, Nov. 25. Snowmaking... Read more
By Alan Via on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 - 6:11 pm
Few hikers think about the Catskills’ four ski areas during warm weather, but these lightly-used mountains have some great foot trails for summertime adventurers. Windham Mountain in Greene County, Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in Ulster County and... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 - 12:47 pm
Above: The slopes at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in Highmount on Dec. 16. Photo by Rebecca Andre.  Snow guns are blazing at all four Catskills ski resorts as unusually warm weather—and a distinct lack of snowfall—puts a damper on the start of the ski... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm
Above: The first day of 2014 snowmaking at Hunter Mountain. Photo by Athena Billias. Hunter Mountain Ski Resort, which has been run by the Slutzky family since its founding in 1960, will be sold to a publicly-traded company called Peak Resorts for $36.8... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 - 10:48 am
Above: A dachshund in lederhosen from the 2014 Doxie Derby. Photo by Matt Petricone. And they're off! We’re not talking about thoroughbred horses or greyhounds. No, the creatures that are going to be running their hearts out at Hunter Mountain on Saturday... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Jun. 4, 2015 - 3:08 pm
Above: A scene from last year's Mountain Jam. Photo via the Mountain Jam Facebook page.  Gary Chetkof, the president and owner of WDST Radio Woodstock 100.1 FM, insists he wasn’t really trying to start anything back in 2004, when he launched the first... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, May. 7, 2015 - 8:55 pm
Above: Fire on the mountain. A helicopter pours water on a forest fire, visible as a plume of white smoke rising over the ridge, on Hunter Mountain on May 8, the second day of the blaze. Photo by Douglas Senterman. Updates at bottom of post. -- Ed... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 - 6:02 pm
Above: A chair lift at Hunter Mountain in December 2014. Photo by Schezar, via Flickr.  A Brooklyn woman died after falling 25 feet from a chair lift at the Hunter Mountain ski resort in Greene County on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 28, according to the New... Read more


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