Snow Lover’s Trivia: Windham Mountain Hosts Annual Santa Skiing Event For A Cause | Leisure sports
Santa’s 11th annual ski and horseback riding event kicked off the holiday season at Windham Mountain in the Catskill Mountains last Sunday.
A total of 80 skiers and snowboarders dressed as Santa Claus and reindeer raised $ 7,000 for a local community non-profit organization and raced down the mountain under the blue bird sky.
Each Santa Claus participant has pre-registered with a minimum donation of $ 50, in order to participate in this year’s event. To further spread the holiday cheer, Windham Mountain has provided lift tickets for the day’s event, as well as a separate ticket for each participant to experience another day of skiing or riding during the winter season. 2021-22 on any green day.
Windham Mountain Ski and Ride with Santa event benefits the Windham Community Food Pantry, based at Hope Restoration Church in Windham, NY. Tom Jakubowski, a representative of the Windham Community Food Pantry, was on hand at the mountain to accept a check from Chip Seamans, President and CEO of Windham Mountain. After heartfelt thanks and greetings from Jakubowski and Seamans, all Santa Claus took the Whiteway Triple chairlift before skiing and grouping the beginner’s trail, What’s Next.
“Our ski day with Santa Claus is a welcome tradition at Windham Mountain and a wonderful way to unite and support our community for a great cause,” said Chip Seamans, President and CEO of Windham Mountain.
Despite a recent spate of lower temperatures, snowmakers and mountain operations personnel have worked tirelessly to open up new grounds ahead of the busy weekend. For the 2021-2022 winter season, Windham Mountain is operating on a green / red daytime capacity schedule to deliver a premium customer experience.
Windham Mountain is the premier year-round mountain resort destination within two and a half hours of New York City. Boasting 285 skiable acres on 54 slopes and served by 11 ski lifts, the mountain offers six snow parks, an award-winning and renovated ski and ride school, lodgings, mountain restaurants, a tubing park, a spa at full service and much more. Following.
Summer in Windham offers a range of activities including simple mountain getaways, events, festivals, amazing weddings and energizing corporate gatherings. Windham Mountain Bike Park is famous for its UCI World Cup route and also has a three mile long beginners trail. Additionally, the Windham Country Club is an 18-hole public golf course with a private club vibe.
Visit windhammountain.com for details on these activities and more, as well as information on upcoming events.