686 Signature Series Rail Jam


This winter Hunter Mountain will present the 686 Signature Rail Jam Series under the lights.

686 will unveil a newly constructed park feature at each event. One rail will be showcased and introduced each month. Each Rail Jam will highlight the newest rail to be unveiled.

This is open to ages 13+ who ski or ride. Judging will be based upon style, completion and innovation. Winners will be showered with 686 gear.

The event dates are:

Saturday December 13th, 2014

Saturday January 31st, 2015

Saturday February 21st, 2015


* Must sign a consent and pho to/video release form on the day of the Jam.

*All participants will be given a bib number that must be worn and returned at the

end of the contest

*Participants must be willing to hike up after the lifts close*

*If you are under 18 years of age, you must have a parent/guardian’s consent to participate.

Judging Criteria:

1. Riders and Skiers Will have open access to the Rails via the start are from 4:30-6pm
2. The judge will score participants to determine the top Category:
                     Male / Female/ Skiers and Riders
3. The top 5 per category will compete again at 6pm in a final round to determine the winners.
4. Prizes go to the top of each category, to the 2×686 points winner.
5. Any swag left over will be bib raffled off to all.

Scoring Criteria

  • General Trick (1-10pts), Style (1pt), Combos (1pt)
  • Feature Size –SM (1pt) MED (2pts) LRG (3pt)
  • 686 Brand Ambassador Points will be giving for:
  1. “High Tech” trick – The most technical and difficult trick on the 686 rail. NO flips on or off, we don’t back that.
  2. “Good Times” rider – The rider who appears to be having the most fun, regardless of if he or she places or not. There is nothing worse than some kid shutting the contest down with his first 2 tricks and this will at least keep the kids riding for something.

camps are $349 (or $299 with season pass)

Space is limited! 21 snowboard spots, 21 ski spots. REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

Package includes:
Two (2) resort lift tickets (unless you have a season pass)
Professional snowboard and ski coaching for all abilities
Windells private park
Activities and contests with On The Road sponsors
Daily lunch vouchers
Visits from local pro athletes
GoPro video review with coach
Tons of giveaway gear
Session closing pizza party
Exclusive discounts to Summer Camp
Automatic entry for a chance to win a FREE 2015 Summer Session at Windells!

*All registration and questions should be directed to Windells Camp: windells.com, info@windells.com, 800.765.7669

For more information click here!

As the cold weather continues and more snow expected in our future, Windham Mountain has just announced their opening day for the 2014/2015 ski season… November 21, 2014.

The season starting early can only mean one thing, a great ski season. While we still don’t plan on opening until December, we’re excited Windham Mountain will be opening in November. There is a lot of snow covering the trails already. We’ll post pictures of Windham Mountain and the Evergreen at The Thompson House as the season begins.

Bookmark this page and come back often for the local weather/ski report for Windham, NY. When it comes to the weather forecast only one thing is certain, there is no certainty.  There is only one way to know the actual weather and conditions in Windham, NY and that is to be here. We’re here for you and we’ll make sure to report back to you.

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– Kurt

We know it is time to get ready for the ski season when the ski mountains start making snow! Both Windham Mountain and Hunter Mountain have their snow guns running and we can’t help but think the ski season will start early this year. The air has been cold and the natural snow is sticking to the ground. More snow is in the forecast.

Book your room now before its too late. You can call us at 518-734-4510 or you can always send an e-mail to thethompsonhouse@gmail.com. Check back often for local weather and conditions updates. Don’t forget about our specials and packages all season long. We look forward to having you stay with us for the 2014/2015 ski season.

– Kurt