We were so excited to squeeze in a visit to Thunder Ridge Ski Area at the end of the winter, before they closed for the season. Thunder Ridge is very well located, in Patterson, NY; near the Connecticut border. It is only an hour away...

Refreshing, invigorating, intoxicating mountain air, coupled with gliding on ice with mountains as the backdrop, equals divine. Nothing like ice skating outdoors on a random Tuesday in November. The rink was not crowded. It was relaxing and enjoyable at the same time. Although the thermometer...