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Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain is a four-season resort located just over two hours from the New York metropolitan area. The focal point of the resort is the the ski and snowboard mountain itself, boasting a 1,600 foot vertical drop.

From it's inception in the late 1950s, the owners and management of Hunter Mountain have been committed to providing quality snow conditions throughout the season through extensive snowmaking. Hunter was the first in the state to install snowmaking, the first with top-to-bottom snowmaking, and the first to have 100% snowmaking coverage of the entire mountain.

Hunter has always be an industry leader. We take credit for the idea of a flexible tiller for grooming, which has vastly improved snow surfaces around the world. We're proud to have hosted world cup pro races in the past, and we continue to host high caliber events like the NorAm SuperSeries.

Hunter Mountain, like any other resort, has grown in stages over the years. Our most recent expansion was also our largest. The Kaatskill Mountain Club, our landmark hotel located slopeside, opened in August 2005. This fractional-ownership condominium-style hotel features beautifully-appointed guest rooms from studio to three-bedrooms, and includes a full-service spa, health club and fitness center, year-round outdoor pool, restaurant and lounge, all with ski-in/ski-out convenience.

Three separate mountains encompassing a wide variety of terrain catering to skiers and riders of all ability levels - from comfortable and spacious learning terrain perfect for first-time beginners, to steeps and bumps for the seasoned expert - there is something to satisfy any ski or ride style!

Lifts Open at 8:30am and Close at 4pm. Hunter West Hours: 9:30am to 3:30pm. Base Lodge opens at 6am.

Hunter is the closest big mountain skiing to New York City. There doesn't have to be snow where you are for Hunter to have snow on its trails. Located in the heart of the Catskills, the weather is different from the lower Valley and NYC, it's colder and snowier. Combined with that, Hunter has extensive snowmaking capabilities, allowing them to have groomed well covered trails all season. Chances are you'll get mid-winter conditions any day of the season.

Hunter continues to live up to the name - Snowmaking Capitol of the World. The snowmaking and grooming crews often work 24 hours a day!

Hunter has 3 expansive mountains of diverse terrain to ski and ride. Forget long lift lines. There are 14 lifts and 53 trails. You put it together and you'll definitely get it all at Hunter!

Kids love Hunter too. There's lots of activities and terrain that's fun for kids. Children, aged 12 and under, can ski or ride free midweek, non-holiday when accompanied by an adult purchasing a full price, all area ticket for that day. A second, 12 and under, skis or rides for half price. Bring your family and make it up to Hunter during the week - your kids will be glad you did.

  • Vertical Drop - 1,600 ft
  • Summit Elevation - 3,200 ft
  • Area for Skiing - 230 Acres
  • Trails - 53
  • Lift Capacity - 16,900/hr
  • Lifts - 14
  • Quad Lifts - 3
Specifics on visiting Hunter Mountain were correct at time of publication. We would suggest that you confirm dates and times prior to your visit.
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