Ski Resort Information

Thunder Ridge Ski Area

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Route 22
Patterson, New York 12563
Phone: (845) 878-4100 Snowphone: (845) 878-4100 x1

About Thunder Ridge Ski Area

Thunder Ridge Ski Area (Photo: Courtesy of

Thunder Ridge is a small ski area located in Patterson, NY. Because it is located just 75 minutes from New York City, the mountain attracts skiers and snowboarders from across the New York area. While it does not receive a lot of snowfall, Thunder Ridge does have snowmaking capabilities which can cover 95% of the mountain. Because it is open at night, Thunder Ridge is a haven for high school ski racing. The mountain hosts part of Hudson Valley League racing.

Under previous ownership the mountain was known as Birch Hill (1957–1968) and Big Birch (1968–1995).

(Narrative: Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Thunder Ridge Ski Area Statistics

  • Vertical Drop:500 feet
  • Trail Acreage:100 skiable acres
  • Trail Count:30
    • 43%
    • 17%
    • 40%
    • 0%
  • Lift Count:9 - 1 Triple; 2 Doubles; 6 Surface Lifts
  • Snowmaking:100%

Thunder Ridge Ski Area Snow Conditions

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