Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Whiteface Mountain Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.6

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 55%
  • Beginner
  • 23%
  • Families
  • 48%
  • Intermediate
  • 48%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 50%
  • Advanced
  • 59%

Helpful Highlights:

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  • 4

    spring at whiteface

    by Urgr8 - 20th March 2009

    Pros: empty runs, no line-ups, scenery, long runs

    Cons: unmarked drops off active runs, unmarked trails, lots of ice, exposed granite and rocks

    We visited for 1 week in mid-March and are comfortable in spring and icy conditions. Founds lots of ice and exposed boulders on open runs. At the summit, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Great resort

    by magoo1300 - 25th February 2009

    Pros: Long trails, lots of lifts, groomed nicely

    Cons: expensive,

    My wife and I went here Feb. 22,2009. I am a intermediate boarder and she is a beginner-intermediate skier. Not knowing what layed ahead we went to the kid ... Full review

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  • 5

    The Olympic Mountain

    by Randy Agness - 21st February 2009

    Pros: By far best overall skiing experience

    Cons: There is a reason it's nickname is Iceface

    As the final stop on our 2009 Adirondack Ski Tour, Whiteface Mountain and the Village of Lake Placid ranks #1 in the East for an overall skiing and nightlif... Full review

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  • 4

    Whiteface Keeps Getting Better!

    by The Ski Traveler - 8th February 2009

    Pros: Challenging terrain, great snow making, variety

    Cons: Wind and weather and can be a real challenge

    There is a saying that when Whiteface is good, it's very good. When it's bad, it is very bad. Fortunately, contrary to a previous reviewer, the skiing... Full review

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  • 4

    Honest Whiteface Review

    by Adk Jack - 30th January 2009

    Pros: Challenging terrain

    Cons: Main ski area not for the beginner. NYSEF racers training.

    Whiteface Mountain is an excellent all around ski mountain. Yes, it has a reputation for getting icy and windy (usual complaints from western "skiers") Rem... Full review

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  • 1

    WF sucks...

    by p-burgh - 22nd December 2008

    Pros: Not many... Not too crowded on weekdays.

    Cons: Icy, They groom right after big snowfalls. Crazy busy on weekends, Terrible for beginners...

    Very poorly designed ski area. If beginners ever want to venture away from the "kids campus" it is icy, has very fast skiers that do not get regulated in s... Full review

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