Hudson Valley Ski Resorts Map and Mountain Statistics
Named after the famous 17th century explorer, Henry Hudson, the Hudson Valley is an important historical area and famous for its folklore, wineries and food. Communities in this region include, Troy, Hyde Park and West Point. For those who enjoy the finer things in life, enjoy a meal at The Culinary Institute of America or browse through the many antique shops and art galleries. Visit and explore one of many lighthouses or visit Uncle Sam's Grave in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy. In Hyde Park visit the Vanderbilt Mansion or the FDR Presidential Library and Museum. Outdoor adventure is abundant in this Valley with miles of trails including the Appalachian Trail which originally started here as well as white water rafting, world-renowned rock climbing, fishing and of course skiing and boarding.
Hudson Valley is home to 4 ski areas. Catamount Ski Area offers over 128 skiable acres, 33 trails of varying degree difficulty and 3 terrain parks. Mt. Peter Ski Area was originally started by Macy's Department Store as a marketing strategy and is now the oldest operating ski resort in NY State. Specializing in a great beginner school and runs, there is also expert level terrain and a freestyle terrain park. Thunder Ridge, only an hour from NYC and offers a free shuttle from Patterson train station. A great family mountain with 30 trails and terrain park. Tuxedo Ridge offers challenge and terrain for all skier and boarder levels. Whether you choose to stay close to the resort or right in the heart of NYC, consider renting your own vacation chalet or condo rental to fully enjoy all of the comforts of home on your ski and boarding vacation. Owner Direct offers a variety of vacation rental styles at various prices to help make your holiday affordable and memorable.