Giskinylogolens Falls, N.Y. — On Thursday, March 6, 2014,* 17 ski areas in New York State will be participating in the first annual “Celebrate Winter Day.” This day is intended for skiers and riders as well as those who want to learn to ski or snowboard to enjoy the slopes and celebrate all the splendor of winter. Celebrate Winter Day will feature discounted lift tickets and Learn to Ski and Learn to Board packages for all to enjoy.

Ski areas participating in this first-ever event are from all over New York State including Holiday Valley, Gore Mountain, Whiteface Mountain, West Mountain, Oak Mountain*, Catamount, Belleayre, Thunder Ridge, Mount Peter, Tuxedo Ridge, Labrador Mountain, Toggenburg, Dry Hill, Kissing Bridge, Holiday Valley Resort, Peek ‘n Peak Resort & Spa, Titus and Swain Resort.

At these resorts, skiers and riders can get a discounted lift ticket for $12** good daytime or evening, depending on ski area operating hours. Also, discounted learn to ski or snowboard packages are available.

ISKINY President Scott Brandi said, “This day is a perfect way to celebrate abundant snowfall and excellent conditions as we enter the month of the March. Some of the best skiing and riding is still ahead!”

Discounted vouchers can be purchased and printed at home at and redeemed at the selected ski area for a lift ticket for the day or evening. Learn to Ski or Snowboard vouchers are only valid during the daytime*** at most of the participating mountains.

*Oak Mountain will participate March 7

**Holiday Valley, Gore Mountain, Whiteface Mountain and Belleayre Mountain vouchers are $24

***Some ski areas Learn to Ski/Snowboard times vary and require a reservation


ISKINY (Ski Areas of New York, Inc.) is the statewide industry association dedicated to the continued growth of the New York snow sports industry by working on behalf of its membership to promote fair legislation, develop marketing programs, create educational opportunities and enhance the public awareness of snow sports throughout the State and region.