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Thursday, 09 January 2014 19:00

Park and Ride – Platty's Terrain Park

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BOXES, RAINBOWS, BIG AIR JUMPS, rails, rail boxes, double barrel rails, tables, launch pipes…. There are big plans afoot for the terrain park at Plattekill and many of them are already out and in use.

Not long ago pictures of two guys walking in the woods appeared on Facebook. The photos were taken in late autumn but they should hearten any Plattekill park rider. The images were of the hill’s natural features and the two guys? K.C. Jones and Preston Lemaster, the duo in charge of Platty’s park. This is perhaps the first time it’s had dedicated staff, and they have made it their project. [to read more, click that READ MORE button below]

Sunday, 05 January 2014 13:07

Powder Birthday with the NY Ski Blog

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HARVEY ROAD OF the famed NYSkiBlog came to celebrate his birthday at Plattekill. Read more about it here. First tracks, great shots and a birthday no one will forget. Who can when it includes 16 inches of untracked?

Friday, 03 January 2014 22:58

Champagne (Powder)

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CHAMPAGNE, IT'S NOT just for kings and the elite. No here in the Northern Catskills champagne means something else entirely. Powder. Yes. A foot and a half of it to be precise. And, here is the proof in the pictures. Conditions were stellar, the sky was blue, the skiing the sort that had people whooping and using words like "epic" and saying that they can't remember when it was this good. [Click the 'read more' button below for more pics and the rest of the post...]