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Hunter Mountain

Hunter Mountain Ski Resort Guide

Hunter Mountain, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift980m3,215ft
Resort Height490m1,608ft
 Nearest AirportsAlbany and Stewart
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Hunter Mountain

Marketed as the Snowmaking Capital of the world, Hunter is the closest major resort to New York City and inspired a Japanese ski resort of the same name. Skiing on three mountains, each prefixed Hunter, each suiting different skier abilities.

Summary

The American ski resort of Hunter Mountain is at an altitude of 490m1,608ft.

Hunter Mountain has direct access to 53 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Hunter Mountain offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Hunter Mountain is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Hunter Mountain.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hunter Mountain?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Hunter Mountain.

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Ski Area Stats

Hunter Mountain Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
25
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
15
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
17
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
11

Altitudes

Hunter Mountain Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift980m3,215ft
Lowest Piste490m1,608ft
Resort Altitude (Hunter Mountain)490m1,608ft
Max Vertical490m1,608ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Hunter Mountain
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Hunter Mountain Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Westway'.

Location and Map

Where is Hunter Mountain?

This ski resort is in Jewett, Greene, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hunter Mountain is Albany, 88 minutes drive away.

Stewart, Binghamton, Westchester Co, Newark Liberty, La Guardia NY, Bradley, JFK New York and Ithaca airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,514 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 1000 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Hunter Mountain open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early May.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Hunter Mountain, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Hunter Mountain Tourist Office for the latest.

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