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Catskill Thunder Gondola Debuts At Belleayre

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Loading the new Belleayre gondi. (Belleayre/Facebook)

Skiers and snowboarders loading Belleayre's new 60-cabin Catskill Thunder gondola can now make it from the lower mountain's Discovery Lodge to the summit in seven minutes. The eight-person cabin can move about 2,000 people per hour, at a maximum speed of 1,000 feet per minute.

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Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre To Go 100 Percent Renewable

Whiteface, Gore, Belleayre To Go 100 Percent Renewable

Belleayre, Gore and Whiteface are the first Eastern resorts to partner with The Climate Reality Project I AM PRO SNOW Project. (Whiteface/Facebook)

On the heels of announcements for $28 million in investments at Whiteface, Gore and Belleayre, the three New York-owned ski resorts have pledged to be powered by 100 percent renewal energy by 2030, joining The Climate Reality Project I AM PRO SNOW 100% Committed campaign.

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Major Investments Announced For New York’s Whiteface and Gore

Major Investments Announced For New York’s Whiteface and Gore

New project will create state-of-the-art skiing, lodging, dining and retail and year-round activities at Gore and Whiteface Mountains. (ORDA)

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the state will invest up to $20 million for major upgrades at Whiteface and Gore Mountains to attract more visitors and build on Northern New York’s bourgeoning winter tourism industry.

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New York Legislation May Boost Catskill's Belleayre Region

BelleayreThe New York State Senate has approved a bill that would allow the creation of public-private partnership to boost the economic viability of properties in the Belleayre Mountain region. 

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1980 Olympic Hockey Team To ‘Relive The Miracle’ In Lake Placid At 35th Anniversary Feb. 21

1980 USA Hockey Team on podiumThe gold medal-winning 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team, who achieved what Sports Illustrated proclaimed, “the greatest sports moment of the 20th century” with their "Miracle on Ice" victory over the Soviet Union, will participate in a special event using video, audio and photos to relive the game, through their perspective, in Lake Placid, N.Y., home of Whiteface Mountain.

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N.Y. Private Ski Resorts Not Happy With State’s Support Of Belleayre

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Private ski areas in New York’s Catskill Mountains are not sitting quietly as neighboring Belleayre Mountain is approved for $74 million in state money for capital improvements over five years.

 

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Belleayre Mountain Expansion Draws Plenty Of Mixed Opinions

Belleayre (NYSkiBlog.com)Lines are already being drawn in New York's Catskill Mountains on a proposed five-year, $74 million expansion of Belleayre Mountain, and another on its adjoining property
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