Indy Pass adds Peek’n Peak

PORTLAND, Ore. (November 29, 2022) – The Indy Pass has added Peek’n Peak Resort in Western New York, Tussey Mountain in Pennsylvania, Catamount Outdoor Family Center in Vermont, and Rangeley Lakes Trail Center in Maine. All of these new resorts will offer unrestricted access for Indy Base Pass holders.

Peek'n Peak trail map
Peek’n Peak Trail Map

“The Northeast is by far our best region for pass sales, and we are stoked to add these four new resorts,” said Indy Pass founder Doug Fish. “Peek’n Peak will complement our other Western New York resorts, and Tussey Mountain is a great fit with our growing presence in Pennsylvania.

Continue reading

Indy Pass adds Dry Hill

In September of this year, after 40 years as owners, Timothy and Deborah McAtee sold Dry Hill Ski Area to Boo Wells-Jareo and Patrick Jareo. The hill had been on the market for a few years. Initially undisclosed, the sale price was later reported inaccurately.

Dry Hill Ski Area
Dry Hill Ski Area

The couple has publicly promised to continue to operate the property as a ski area. They intend to make limited changes to operations in this first year, while learning everything they can, from the McAtees. “I have been asked to assist with the transition, and I am more than happy to be able to do that,” Mr. McAtee said.

Continue reading

Jay Peak: When It Rains It Snows

Storms are fickle things on the east coast, especially in March. A storm raises ropes at one ski resort and drop ropes at another. While it was raining in much of ski country the Jay Cloud was forming just south of the Canadian border. Cam, John and I trekked north to chase some late March pow.

Jay Peak first chair

We arrived Monday before lifts started spinning, and scored ourselves an upfront parking spot. In defense of March, that is one of the perks this time of the season.

It was 10 degrees at the base, snow was coming down and the wind was whipping. I lowered my expectations for The Tram and The Flyer but raised them for everything else. It’s safe to say I was counting on an all time day.

Continue reading