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Information about all the best mountains near NYC.

Smokin’ Bowls: A Side of the Road Foodie Heaven

Smokin Bowls Soup Shack

Along Rt. 103 in Rockingham, Vermont just before the on ramp to I-91 is a little unassuming shack filled with delicious soups that will make you all warm and fuzzy inside after a cold day on the slopes. Anyone that grew up in the 60′s or has ever seen a Cheech and Chong movie will probably chuckle at the play ... Read More »

Tales from a Ski Share House

We Ski NYC Ski Share House

There is one thing that New Yorkers know how to do all too well: share tight quarters.  Whether that means stuffing 4 people in a 2 bedroom apartment in the Village, or making the trek to the Hamptons or LBI to squeeze a dozen frat guys into twin beds to share a house for the summer, we let go of ... Read More »

Snow is Coming, Time to Call in Sick!

Okemo

Happy New Year everyone! It’s January 1st, which for many people means the holidays are over and it is back to work. But for those lucky few of us that have a love for winter sports, this is the best time of the year. It is snow season. January, February, and March, they are the best months of the year ... Read More »

Snow Report: December 30th – January 5th

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It’s almost the New Year, and you know what that means…great snow is in our future. We have already been seeing some great storms this season, and there is bound to be more to come. We Ski NYC highly recommends making the journey to a local mountain this week to enjoy your holiday. Check out the events at the mountains ... Read More »

Mount Everest Stadium Sale: Mountain Deals

Snowy Field and a snow plow at the Mount Everest Stadium Sale on Tuesday night!

As we all inevitably will realize, the cost of getting on the mountain can be as steep as the mountain itself.  At We Ski NYC, we recommend that you attempt to scope out your shred plan for the season and buy your lift tickets in the most economical way possible. The resorts want to sell as many tickets and passes ... Read More »

Snow Report: December 8th -14th

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What a great way to start the week with a little Sunday evening snowfall. There is nothing like a little snow in NYC to get you hyped for a weekend of skiing. If you can’t wait until the weekend to get your ski fix, check out some of the mid-week opportunities below. There are some great events happening both on ... Read More »

Stratton: Mountain Profile

Stratton Mountain

Stratton Mountain Ski Resort is a popular mountain among New Yorkers due to its location in the southern Green Mountains.  You will likely see Stratton ads in the subway featuring a black bear wearing a red scarf sipping a mug of hot cocoa.  Stratton is set up to resemble an Alpine village.  Before arriving at the lifts, you will walk ... Read More »

Killington Mountain: Mountain Profile

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Killington’s self-proclaimed title “The Beast of the East” is well deserved.  For those who have never skiied out west, and even those of us that have, you will be impressed by the sheer size of Killington. For the most hardcore (or spoiled) snow enthusiasts who want to experience great snow within a 1 day trip from NYC, Killington will not ... Read More »

Windham Mountain: Mountain Profile

Windham Mountain

Windham Mountain, situated in the Catkills Mountains is a fun, family friendly mountain.  If you are trying to figure out which trails you want to take, it might get a little confusing as all of the trails are brought to you by the letter W.  Aside from that, Windham is a practical mountain offering wide open trails, good beginner learning ... Read More »

Hunter Mountain: Mountain Profile

Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain is a family friendly resort located in the Catskills to the north of NYC. Hunter is one of the most visited hills by the skiers and snowboarders of NYC due primarily to its proximity to the Big Apple and the plethora of transportation options. The lodge at Hunter is on the older side, and lacks some of the amenities ... Read More »