Except for some light rain on Sunday afternoon, the weather cooperated for most of the weekend and huge crowds came out to enjoy the 26th annual Great American Ski and Snowboard Sale at Mount Peter on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20. The sale on new merchandise was run by consultants from Ski Barn, who filled…

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On Sunday, March 24, the temperatures were on the mild side as Mount Peter celebrated the 2018-2019 winter sports season with its annual Spring Rally. This year’s theme was “Springstock,” and visitors were able to comfortably relax outdoors and enjoy food, games and entertainment including music by the band, “Whiskey Riot.” In the early afternoon…

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Thanks to Mount Peter Ski Area’s snow blowers, it had been snowing on the mountain for several weeks when Mother Nature also helped out with two early snowfalls. And so on Saturday, Dec. 16, the Mt. Peter Ski Area officially opened for the season with a six- to twelve-inch base on most trails. Mt. Peter…

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On March 11 and 12, fifteen instructors from Mount Peter Ski Area took their Level 1 Exam for Professional Ski Instructors of America -Eastern Division and American Association of Snowboard Instructors and two instructors took their PSIA Level 1 Children’s Specialty Examination. PSIA-E-AASI is the world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching people how to ski…

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Last year Mount Peter Ski Area celebrated another first. And now the all-new Tubing Park is in its second season. If you’re not into skiing or snow boarding but would like to enjoy a fun and family friendly day on the snow, tubing may be your best choice. And even skiers and boarders may like…

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There’s only been a few snowfalls so far this year but it’s been snowing at Mount Peter more often than that. And that’s because the snow blowers have been operating whenever the temperatures have been low. As a result, on Saturday, Dec. 17, the Mt. Peter Ski Area officially opened for the 2016-2017 season with…

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Mt. Peter holds end of season Spring Rally with Wacky Water Skiing Contest It’s been a milder than usual winter with not much snow. But with its snow-making capability, Warwick’s Mt. Peter Ski Area easily managed to offer skiing and snowboarding on all trails and, new for this year, a tubing park throughout most of…

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‘The Friendly One’ is New York’s oldest ski area As temperatures approached 60 degrees and huge crowds gathered outdoors last Saturday, Feb. 20, it was clear that they couldn’t have picked a better day to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Warwick’s Mt. Peter Ski Area. The day began with fun-filled events including games for children,…

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There are no final figures at this time but on Friday, Jan. 8, more than 160 resorts across the United States, including Mount Peter Ski Area, hosted a Guinness Book of World Records event in hopes of setting a joint record. Hundreds of beginners participated in the national contest for the Largest Ski or Snowboard…

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Included will be a torchlight memorial parade, skiing for boys and girls scouts and the Spring Rally  Calling all scouts. Mount Peter Ski Area, with lots of help this year from Mother Nature as well as its extensive snow-making capability, is reporting ideal conditions. The entire mountain, with a snow base of 25 to 60…

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It’s all new and all in color this year. The Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce recently released the redesigned Warwick Valley Guide for 2014-2015. The publication still includes the list of yearly events, maps and business directory, but this year it has a brand new look. After 18 years with the previous publisher Corporate Impressions,…

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“Welcome to the 2013-2014 season,” read the long awaited announcement recently issued on the Mt. Peter Ski Area Web site. Mother Nature hadn’t cooperated much up to that date but crews at the Mt. Peter Ski area were making snow as often as temperatures permitted. And by Saturday, Dec. 7, skiers and snowboarders enjoyed a…

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Annual event encourages people to shop local and to be mindful of those who are in need Although the weather was cold and blustery with temperatures in the low 20s, shopkeepers reported a respectable turnout for the beginning last Sunday of the annual celebration of Home for the Holidays in downtown Warwick. The Warwick Merchant…

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