Listings for downhill ski centers include trail information, costs and other features. Lift ticket information refers to available minimum/maximum day-pass prices. Opening dates are weather-dependent and are therefore subject to change. Some hills charge an hourly rate for skiing beyond an eight-hour pass. Unless noted, all feature ski instruction classes, equipment rental and a cafeteria.Upstate New York
Bristol Mountain. 5662 Route 64, Canandaigua. (585) 374-6000; www.bristol mountain.com.
Skiing and riding on 33 trails with 97 percent snow-making. Vertical rise of 1,200 feet and longest run of two miles. Six lifts. Day rates: $30-$58/adults; $25-$48/students and seniors. Open Dec. 5 to March 15, weekdays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; weekends, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Other features include a ski school, day-care center, two base lodges, two terrain parks, 425-foot half-pipe and summit demo center.
Dry Hill. Watertown, off Exit 44, Route 81. 782-8584; www.skidryhill.com.
Has nine trails, five with snow-making. The longest trail is 2,200 feet, with a 300-foot vertical drop. Three lifts. Some day skiing available. Tentative opening: early December. Hours: Tuesdays to Thursdays, 5 to 8 p.m., $10; 5 to 10 p.m., $15; 7 to 10 p.m., $12. Fridays, noon to 10 p.m., $18; noon to 5 p.m., $14; 5 to 8 p.m., $10; 5 to 10 p.m., $15; 7 to 10 p.m., $12. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., $25; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $14; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $20; 1 to 5 p.m., $16; 5 to 10 p.m., $12; 7 to 10 p.m., $10. Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $20; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., $14; 1 to 5 p.m., $16. Open most holidays, Sunday day rates and regular night rates apply. Closed Tuesdays in February and March. Used ski shop, rental shop, snack bar and cocktail lounge. Tubing is available Fridays, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., $10/juniors, $12/adults. Saturdays and holidays, noon to 5 p.m., $12/juniors; $14/adults; 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., $10/juniors; $12/adults. Sundays, noon to 5 p.m., $12/juniors, $14/adults. Tubing season passes available.
Four Seasons. 8012 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. 637-9023; www.fourseasons golfandski.com.
Double chairlift, and conveyor lift for skiing, snowboarding and tubing. Open tentatively Dec. 18 to March 15, weekends and holidays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, 5 to 9 p.m. Downhill skiing and snowboarding, $14-$20 per day. Cross-country skiing, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., no trail fee, renting available. Tubing, $21 all day; $18 for three hours; $5 for one ride; $15 for night tubing (after 5 p.m.).
Greek Peak. 2000 Route 392, Cortland. (607) 835-6111, (800) 955-2SKI; www.greek peak.net.
Eight lifts. Snow-making on 83 percent of 31 trails. Features a vertical drop of 952 feet, with the longest run at 1.5 miles. Tentative opening: Dec. 4. Mondays to Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sundays, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. $59/adults, $50/ juniors, free/ages 6 and under. Season passes available. Tubing, with six chutes and one lift, $22 for five hours; Fridays, 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; holidays, call for hours. Trail pass for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Nordic Center. Snowshoe and snowboarding rental, half-pipe and terrain park. Also offers free beginner instruction, adventure lessons, children’s learning center, child care, NAS- TAR racing and four dining facilities.
Labrador Mountain. Box 105, Route 91, Truxton. (607) 842-6204; ski reports: (800) 446-9559; www.labradormtn.com.
Vertical drop of 700 feet, longest run of 4,500 feet, and 90 percent of 22 trails have snow-making. One triple, two double lifts, one T-bar and two surface lifts. Opening Nov. 26, weather permitting. Mondays to Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $43/adults, $37/juniors. Season-pass holders get discounts at Whiteface/Gore, Stowe and Stratton mountains. Night skiing on 12 trails. One half-pipe and a lighted terrain park with rails and jumps for snowboarders. The resort also features Kids’
Town, babysitting, four base lodges, new covered deck, restaurant, two cafeterias, cocktail lounge, rentals and ski shop, and RV camping-parking facilities.
Snow Ridge. 4173 West Road (Route 26), Turin. 348-8456, (800) 962-8419; www.snowridge.com.
Twenty-two trails, the longest of which is 3,600 feet; vertical drop of 500 feet. Boasting the East’s heaviest snowfall and an average of more than 100 skiable days per season, Snow Ridge also has snow-making on 40 percent of its slopes. Seven lifts. Tentative opening: late November. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekend and holiday rates: $32-$37/adults, $32/juniors, $10/ages 6 and under; weekdays: $13-$21/ adults, $16/juniors, $7-10/ages 6 and under. Restaurant, rental shop, cafeteria, cocktail lounge, nursery and RV parking.
Song Mountain. 1 Song Mountain Road, Tully. 696-5711; www.songmountain.com.
Located off Route 81, features a longest run of one mile and a vertical drop of 700 feet, with 80 percent snow-making. Five lifts. Opening in mid-December. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesdays to Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Season passes available, and are also good for Snow Ridge, for a $15 charge per day. Eight-hour rates: $45/adults, $37/juniors and seniors, $15/ages 6 and under; four-hour rate, $42/adults. Central New York’s only private ski club, child-care center, rental shop, cocktail lounge and restaurant.
Toggenburg. Toggenburg Road (halfmile off Route 80), Fabius. 683-5842; www.skitog.com.
Snow-making on 95 percent of 24 trails. Features a 700-foot vertical drop and a longest trail of one mile. Tentative opening: early December. Mondays, 3 to 9 p.m.; Monday holidays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesdays to Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Six lifts. $45/adults;
$35/juniors (ages 12 and under); $15/students with college ID; $15/ages 7 and under; free/ seniors over 70. The two terrain parks and one terrain trail are open to all visitors. Facilities include child care, rental shop, restaurant, cocktail lounge, RV parking area and musical entertainment.
Woods Valley. Box 215, Dopp Hill Road, Westernville. 827-4721; www.woodsvalley skiarea.com. Ski reports: 827-4206.
Thirteen trails with snow-making capabilities on most. Vertical drop of 500 feet; longest run, 3,300 feet. Three lifts, $18-$37. Wednesdays to Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open Monday holidays. Cocktail lounge, occasional entertainment.Catskills
Hunter Mountain. Off Route 23A, Hunter. (800) HUNTER-MTN; www.huntermtn.com.
Snow-making on all 55 trails, with 11 lifts. Vertical drop of 1,600 feet. Weekends and holidays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults, $57-$65; young adults (ages 13 to 18), $50-$59; juniors (ages 7-12) and seniors (ages 65 and older), $36-$45; toddler (ages 6 and under), $10. Nine lift-serviced snowtubing chutes and a snowboarding halfpipe available. Snowshoeing, instruction, rental shop, cocktail lounge, sushi bar, food court, restaurant, atrium bar and lodge.Adirondacks
Gore Mountain. Off Route 28 (Peaceful Valley Road), North Creek. (518) 251-2411; ski reports: (800) 342-1234; www.gore mountain.com.
Offering 75 trails, 97 percent with snow-making. Vertical drop of 2,100 feet, longest run of three miles and two terrain parks. Eleven lifts, eight-passenger gondola. Opening Nov. 26. Daily, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $51-$77/adults; $43-$61/students and seniors; $27-$44/ages 7 to 12; $38/ages 70 and older; free/ages 6 and under. Season passes available. Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, tubing park, ski school, child-care center, ski and rental shop, pub and a base lodge restaurant.