Set in the heart of the Great Northern Catskill Mountains, Hunter Mountain features a world of natural and manmade pleasures for nature lovers, fans of artisanal products, and lovers of music. Craft beer, food festivals, and outdoor concerts draw in summer crowds, as do Catskills NY hiking, fly-fishing, and the area’s Scenic Skyride Chairlift to Hunter Mountain’s 3,200-foot summit. The Catskill Mountains also feature the highest and longest Zipline Tour in North America, while winter in Hunter Mountain means skiing, snow tubing, and dining on local organic fare in cozy establishments boasting wood-burning stoves. Indeed, the skiing is remarkably consistent thanks to high-efficiency snowmaking on 100 percent of Hunter Mountain’s trails, along with dedicated learning areas that are perfect for beginners. Complement those with the expert terrain found at Hunter West and Empire Terrain park, and Hunter Mountain skiing is the perfect escape for everyone.