Resort Guide 2018: HUNTER MOUNTAIN

As Upstate New York's premier ski vacation destination for skiing and snowboarding, Hunter Mountain celebrates renowned terrain for all abilities, 100% snowmaking, grooming, an award-winning Learning Center, snowtubing, slopeside condominiums and the on-site Kaatskill Mountain Club hotel. New to skiing or ready to brush up your skills? Our Learning Center makes it simple for adults and kids to learn from our certi ed instructors on 14 designated beginner trails. After a day of cruising the trails or learning the sport, head to the base lodge for apres ski, then relax with superior accommodations and do it all again the next day!

Location: Hunter, NY Vertical Drop: 1600'
Annual Snowfall: 60-120"

Most popular run: Hellgate and Belt Parkway

Ride-able Acres: 240

Number of Lifts: 12

Number of Trails: 58

Ticket Prices: Adult @ Window: $85 Weekend/ Holiday; $75 Midweek

Nearest Airport: Albany International

Aprés: Main Bar & CopperTree, Hunter Mountain Base Lodge, Van Winkle's Restaurant & Pub, Kaatskill Mountain Club Hotel

Hotels/Lodging: Kaatskill Mountain Club Hotel and Liftside Condos

Most popular event(s): Kaatskillz, West Side Bumps & BBQ, Pondskimming & Cardbaord Box Derby

Special season pass offers or discounted lift tickets: Drifter Pass (Ages 19-29) Only $399 through December 15th. For the best rates on lift tickets, buy online in advance and save big!

As part of the Peak Resorts family with sister resort parks including Carinthia and Big Boulder, Empire Parks gets better each year. Our dedicated park crew creates unique features to satisfy park experts and mini features for those who are just beginning! Four parks located across the mountain.

December 31, 2017 @ Base Lodge – New Year's Eve Celebration with reworks, torchlight parade, live music, apres ski
February 24th, 2018 – Kaatskillz Park Competition
March 10, 2018 – Sam Adams Big Air Event
March 24, 2018 – West Side Bumps & BBQ Party – moguls competition on Hunter West
April 7, 2018 – Pondskimming and Cardboard Box Derby
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This feature originally appeared in the October Issue of TransWorld SNOWboarding; subscribe here.