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  • 3600ft
  • 2537ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 998ft


  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 4
  • 3
  • 0
  • 4
  • 14


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • mi Pistes

    41.3 mi

  • Terrain Parks


  • Night Skiing

    15 ac

  • MI Night Skiing

    0.2 mi

  • Longest Run

    4.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    439 ac

  • Snow Making

    338 ac

  • mi Snow Making

    29.8 mi


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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.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/29/202004/14/2021
  • Days Open Last Year
  • Years Open
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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).

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.


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

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Gore Mountain Reviews

James Ryan
24th February 20203
Gore is a great mountain but I fully agree with the review they have tremendous staffing issues especially in the marketing office....Full review
6th February 20205
Gore is a great family mountain with all kinds of terrain for all levels and no lines! The grooming is excellent and...Full review
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