Gore Mountain Ski Resort

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Overview

Located in the Adirondacks, Gore Mountain is New York State’s largest ski and ride resort. Boasting a vertical drop of 2,537 feet and over 400 accessible acres, it spans four mountains, including Gore, Bear Mountain, Burnt Ridge Mountain and Little Gore Mountain.

Where Is Gore Mountain Ski Resort Located?

There is Amtrak rail service to Saratoga Springs. From there, it’s an hour drive to the ski resort. Albany airport is one and a half hours from Gore Mountain. The NYC SnowBus offers coach bus service from Manhattan and Brooklyn to the ski resort on Saturdays from December 29 to March 16.

No lodging on site. Lodging available minutes away, from condominiums to romantic bed and breakfasts to lodges. Shuttle bus is available from the parking lot.

Restaurants

Breakfast

  • Saddle Lodge offers breakfast sandwiches and bagels that you can grab before starting your day. 739 Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY 12853

Lunch

  • Witherbee’s Carriage House Restaurant lets you eat in a turn-of-the-century, historic carriage house. 581 US Route 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870

Dinner

  • Sticks & Stones Wood Fired Bistro & Bar specializes in hand-stretched, wood-fired pizzas and local crafts brews and wines. 739 U.S. 9, Schroon Lake, NY 12870

Après/Nightlife

  • For après-ski, head to the Log House Restaurant & Pub at Garnet Hill Lodge. This casual spot features great drinks and locally sourced ingredients. 39 Garnet Hill Road, North River, NY 12856

Terrain

Gore Mountain resort offers skiers and riders 121 trails, including 110 alpine trails with 28 glades, 8 freestyle areas and 11 cross-country and snowshoe trails, all serviced by 14 lifts. The terrain is 10% beginner, 50% intermediate and 40% advanced, accommodating all levels.

The total skiable areas are 439, and the area receives 150 inches of powder each year, bolstered by 97% snowmaking coverage. The longest run is 4.4 miles, and the summit elevation is 3,600 feet (base 998 feet).

Inside Scoop

There are five lodges with plenty of food options, retail and repair shops, and fireplaces. Childcare is available for children ages 6 months to 6 years at the Bear Cub Den Daycare. You can go snowtubing at nearby West Mountain. Besides winter sports, there are other activities throughout the year, including scenic skyrides and downhill mountain biking – which you get to do for free as part of your season pass. Other summer activities include hiking and ziplining.

Plan Your Trip

Ski Lessons

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

39"
25"
17"
9"
0"
5"
Nov
24"
Dec
28"
Jan
32"
Feb
24"
Mar
5"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

11%
Beginners Runs
48%
Intermediate Runs
36%
Advanced Runs
5%
Expert Runs
108
Runs in Total
36 mi
Runs in Total
4.5 mi
Longest Run
448 ac
Skiable Terrain
15 ac
Night Skiing
0.2 mi
Night Skiing
345 ac
Snow Making
29.8 mi
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 14

1
Gondolas & Trams
2
High Speed Quads
4
Quad Chairs
3
Triple Chairs
4
Surface Lifts

Elevation

3600'
Summit
2537'
Vertical Drop
998'
Base

Important Dates

November 25, 20222022/11/25
Projected Opening
April 30, 20232023/04/30
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
146
Days Open Last Year
58
Years Open
150"
Average Snowfall
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