Hunter Mountain- Largest East Coast Ski Expansion in Over a Decade

Mitch Flores | | Industry NewsIndustry News
Largest east coast expansion
Hunter Mountain Trail Map. Image: Hunter Mountain Resort

Hunter Mountain, owned by Peak Resorts, is well on its way to completing its $9 million Hunter North Expansion project for the start of the 2018-2019 ski season. With construction starting in April 2018, the resort has made quick work in blazing new trails. The project increases the mountain’s terrain by 80 skiable acres, adds 5 new trails, and 4 new gladed skiing areas. Which in total increases the ski area by one-third in total acreage. A fully automated snowmaking system and a high-speed six-person chairlift will service the area. Along with on-mountain improvements, the expansion will add 250 new parking spots and a new entrance off Route 23a.



5 new trails, 4 new glades
New Trails, Hunter Mountain North. Photo: Hunter Mountain Resorts

The new terrain is a “game changer” that will primarily offer intermediate terrain.  “We’re renowned for our beginner and expert terrain, but making the jump between the two is a challenge. We needed to fill that gap and make customers more comfortable skiing” said Daniel Kenney, PR, and Communications Manager for Hunter Mountain. Just a short two and half hour drive from the Big Apple, New Yorkers of all ski abilities will soon be shredding the new slopes!

Hunter Mountain Stats 

  • Summit Elevation- 3200 ft
  • Skiable Acres- 320 (up from 240)
  • Number of Lifts- 13 (up from 12)
    • One new high speed 6 person chair
  • Number of Trails- 67 (up from 58)
    • 5 new on piste trails
    • 4 new gladed areas

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