Catskills skiing at Hunter and Windham mountains: Where to go and what to know

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GETTING THERE

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Hunter Mountain and Windham Mountain are 10 miles apart at the northern edge of New York’s Catskill Mountains, about 350 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 95 north to I-287 north to the New York State Thruway (I-87) north. Hunter: Exit 20 (Saugerties) to Route 32 north to Route 32A west, then to Route 23A west. Windham: Exit 21 (Catskill/Cairo) to Route 23 west.

WHERE TO STAY

Hunter Inn

7433 Main St., Hunter

800-270-3992

www.hunterinn.com

A moderately priced alternative to Hunter’s condos and Kaatskill Mountain Club, 10 minutes away by car. Rates (including continental breakfast): weekends $190-$270; weekdays $110-$160.

Kaatskill Mountain Club

Hunter Mountain

800-486-8376

www.kaatskillmtnclub.com

A full-service, quarter-share condominium and hotel complex, offering ski-in/ski-out convenience. Studio, one-, two-, three- and six-bedroom suites run from $150 to $800 per night.

WHERE TO EAT

Catskill Mountain Country Store and Restaurant

5510 Route 23 (Main Street), Windham

518-734-3387

www.catskillmtncountrystore.com

One of the region’s best places for breakfast ($6-$12). Also serves lunch.

Van Winkle’s Restaurant and Bar

Kaatskill Mountain Club

Offers eclectic comfort and pub food for breakfast, lunch and dinner ($13.99-$26.99).

WHAT TO DO

Hunter Mountain

800-486-8376

www.huntermtn.com

Lift tickets: adult one day, $68 weekends and holidays, $58 weekdays; ages 13-18, $61 and $52; ages 7-12 and seniors, $47 and $38; age 6 and younger, $10 and free.

Windham Mountain

800-754-9463

www.windhammountain.com

Lift tickets: weekends and holidays, adult (13 and older) $72; junior (7-12) $58; 6 and younger $10; weekdays, adult $52; junior $37; 6 and younger $10.

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