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The latest news, deals, and events from ski resorts throughout North America.

Northeast Ski Areas You Should Try

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The heart of skiing and riding is alive and well at numerous smaller ski areas across the Northeast, where you’ll find shorter lift lines, lower lift ticket prices, and a chance to explore the character of the local’s favorite hill.

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Mountain for Rent: $4,500 a Day

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Plattekill Mountain, a family-owned ski resort in Roxbury, N.Y., has 38 runs and two rustic chairlifts.

Nicknamed Platty by locals, the mountain has a three-level utilitarian lodge with a wraparound porch and wood-burning stoves from the 1970s. Little about the building has changed, except the floor is now made of wood instead of hay, and the bar serves seasonal craft beer. Vintage sleds and skis decorate the walls.

 

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Rent Plattekill All To Yourself

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Picture this: having an entire ski mountain all to yourself. No lift lines, no huge crowds, fresh tracks, and familiar faces all around. That's just what skiers and riders get when they rent New York’s Plattekill Mountain for the day—exclusive mountain use for a range of purposes, from corporate events to birthday parties, or even a "sick day" from work to enjoy the snow with friends.

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Discount Tickets, Learning Packages At 'Discover NY Ski Day' Jan. 8

WhitefaceIt's Discover NY Ski Day, Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. This program allows individuals to purchase a discount lift ticket voucher or a value-priced learn to ski/snowboard voucher valid that day only at most mountains around New York state.

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Those Local ‘Ski Hills’ Of The East; Spring Is The Perfect Time To Give Them A Try

Pats Peak From Cochran’s to Pats Peak and Powderhouse Hill to Greek Peak, the East abounds with local, family-oriented ski hills, many of which sport a Cheers-like first-name basis.

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Ski Busses To Roll From NYC, Toronto To 19 Resorts Next Winter

Belleayre Ski Area NYNew York State will offer “I Ski NY” busses to bring visitors to upstate ski areas from New York City and Toronto beginning next season.

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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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