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Thunder Ridge Ski Trails Begin on MTA Metro-North Railroad

Did you know that a great day of skiing can begin from any of Metro-North's Harlem Line train station? On weekends through March 13 and for all of President's Week - Monday-Friday, February 21-to-25, Metro-North offers skiers and snow boarders a discounted rail and discounted trail package for the Thunder Ridge ski area in Patterson, NY.

Thunder Ridge Ski Trails Begin on MTA Metro-North RailroadNo need for a car! And you can sleep on the way home. Skiers and boarders have the option of going for a day, a night or for an entire weekend.

The day package includes: Discount round-trip rail fare of up to 22% off from your Metro-North boarding station, an all-day or all-night lift ticket (night skiing not available on Sundays); shuttle to and from the Patterson train station to the ski area; and a $5 discount on rental equipment. Adults pay $33.50, seniors and children 6-12 $21.50; children 5 and under are only $8.50.

The overnight "Ski & Stay" package includes: Room rates starting as low as $99 for up to four people at one of five participating hotels, including a five-minute, free shuttle bus to and from the ski area. Look for special values such as complimentary breakfast, indoor pool, fitness centers, restaurants and nightclubs, kitchenettes, transportation to area shopping and even pet-friendly accommodations.

For more information on a day or a weekend of skiing, participating hotels, ticketing and more, go to www.mta.info and click on Metro-North, "Deals & Getaways." Information also is available at 212-532-4900. The hearing impaired may call (via teleprinter) 212-340-3987.  For information about the ski area, visit http://thunderridgeski.com/