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New York's West Mountain To Unveil New Triple At Dec. 4 Ceremony

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West Mountain, at the foot of the Adirondack State Park in Queensbury, New York, will unveil its new West Express triple chairlift with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m.

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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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New Owner Spurs Resurgence At N.Y’s West Mountain; From ‘Industrial Pit’ To Ski Area CEO

West MountainWest Mountain in Queensbury, NY has a new owner, new management team and big plans for future expansion. That’s according to Spencer Montgomery who purchased the resort last year from former owner Mike Brandt.

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New Owner, New Vision For New York's West Mountain

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 Two months ago the picture at West Mountain outside Glens Falls, N.Y. in the southern Adirondacks, looked uncertain with current management declaring Chapter 11 bankruptcy to avoid a foreclosure proceeding. West owed Zion National Bank nearly $5 million, and was left with no cash. The mountain was its collateral.

 

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West Mountain On Life Support; No Pulse At Whaleback, NH

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UPDATE 7/5/13: Whaleback Mountain’s future will remain unsettled for at least another month, reports the Valley News, after Randolph National Bank postponed the auction of the ski area until Aug. 1. The sale was previously scheduled for July 11.

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