Skipping Through The Snow

Skip Barber and Hunter Mountain host Winter Driving School

Andy Bolig - January 07, 2014 02:41 PM


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Skip Barber Racing School and Hunter Mountain can create memorable motorsports experiences that are both fun and

Skip Barber Racing School is pleased to announce a partnership with Hunter Mountain in what will be the first-ever Skip Barber Winter Driving School series.

Based on Skip Barber Racing School’s one day Driving School program, the Winter Driving School aims to teach participants how to respond safely in winter driving conditions under the supervision of trained professionals.

Skip Barber Racing School and Hunter Mountain plan to work together to create a designated course that will mimic highway driving in winter settings. In addition, there will be technical classroom talks with curriculum presented by Skip Barber Racing School instructors.

Skip Barber Racing School has operated with a fully integrated system of racing schools, driving schools, racing championships, corporate events and special projects across North America since 1975. No other organization delivers such a combination of high quality instruction, equipment, facilities and memorable experiences.

CEO, Michael Culver says “We are excited about this new partnership with Hunter Mountain, and look forward to hosting programs that will teach lifesaving skills using time-tested racing techniques. Together, Skip Barber Racing School and Hunter Mountain can create memorable motorsports experiences that are both fun and educational”.

The Skip Barber Winter Driving School at Hunter Mountain will include a meet and greet with instructors, lodging at The Resort’s luxurious Kaatskill Mountain Club, fine dining in Van Winkle’s Restaurant, technical instruction, and of course, the first hand driving experience.

Hunter Mountain VP of Sales and Marketing, Gerry Tschinkel, expresses his excitement about the new program by stating “Hunter Mountain leads the way once again by partnering with the premier driving school, Skip Barber Racing School, to introduce this exciting and potentially lifesaving Winter Driving School”.

The first Winter Driving School is slated for January 28, 2014, with more to follow. To view the school’s itinerary and register for the program, visit To reserve your space for The School, call 518-263-4223 ext. 2360.

Hunter Mountain is located just two and a half hours north of New York City in the Great Northern Catskills. For further information regarding Hunter Mountain, please contact Becky Pine at or visit For further information about Skip Barber Racing School, please contact Debbie Ebalobo at or visit