By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 2, 2012 - 11:27 am
Above: A ski lift at Belleayre. Via the Belleayre Mountain Facebook page.  A ski lift at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center malfunctioned yesterday, causing 40 people to have to be evacuated, according to Department of Environmental Conservation spokeswoman... Read more
By Andes Hotel on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 - 12:35 pm
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 - 12:09 pm
In the Washington Post this week: A long love letter to Windham and Hunter from the newspaper's Lifestyle section, just in time for Valentine's Day. Freelancer Irwin Curtin hit the slopes of the Catskills' two biggest ski centers the weekend after New... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 - 4:36 pm
Snowboarder Laura Ferrendino makes tracks in the first good snow of the season on Belleayre Mountain today. The ski center announced on Facebook today that they plan to start running the lifts on Saturday, December 10. Photo by Jonathan King; reproduced... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 - 4:15 pm
Watch out: Flooding and/or snow could be headed your way tonight, depending on where in the Catskills you are. Eastern Ulster County is under a flood watch until early Thursday morning. A winter storm warning is in effect until early Thursday morning for... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 - 12:21 pm
Thanks to the New York State DOT for ensuring that our local tourist attractions are well-marked. For instance, this sign on Route 28 in Shandaken, which appears to depict a hardy mountaineer skiing directly uphill on a 60-degree slope. (Or perhaps our... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 11, 2011 - 1:06 pm
Photo of snowboards at Belleayre by Flickr user Steven Kreuser. Published under Creative Commons license. Should the Belleayre Mountain ski center, currently run by the New York State Department of Conservation, be turned over to a quasi-private authority... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 - 9:58 am
With over a foot of snow forecast for the "higher elevations" in the Catskills today, according to the Times-Union and National Weather Service, our local ski resorts are delighted. Windham Mountain, Hunter Mountain, Plattekill Mountain, and Belleayre Ski... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 - 7:10 pm
The Freeman reports that a Pennsylvania woman died today after a skiing accident on Windham Mountain: Troopers at the Catskill barracks said Joan Sabatini, 69, of Yardley, Pa., was skiing with friends on the Wedgie Trail about 11:20 a.m. when she fell,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 - 12:46 pm
Although the woes of local ski mountains are making headlines these days, Hudson Valley Business reported last week that, as far as ski shops are concerned, this year might be the most lucrative one ever. Reporter Jim Gordon intereviewed several Hudson... Read more


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