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Overview

Home of the 1980 Winter Olympics and dedicated to the Army’s 10th Mountain Division, Whiteface Mountain Resort opened in 1958 and is one of the High Peaks of the Adirondacks in Wilmington, New York.

With the biggest vertical drop of the eastern ski resorts (3,429 feet), Whiteface, NY, offers 288 skiable acres serviced by 11 lifts, including one gondola. The ski area's summit elevation of 4,867 feet offers access to 87 named trails and 53 acres of glades skiing. Four terrain parks entertain freestylers and additional winter activities include bobsledding, snowshoeing, ice skating, luge rides and visiting the Lake Placid Olympic Museum.

Summer activities include mountain biking, hiking and 4X4 tours. Looking for a convenient lodge? The Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid offers spacious hotel rooms and suites.

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Elevation

  • 4650ft
    Summit
  • 3430ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 1220ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
  • 1
  • 11
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    20%

  • Intermediate Runs

    42%

  • Advanced Runs

    38%

  • Expert Runs

    %

  • Runs

    86

  • Terrain Parks

    5

  • Longest Run

    2.1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    288 ac

  • Snow Making

    220 ac

More Info

There are buses, an airport, car rentals, a variety of restaurants, cafes, bowling, movie theaters, nightclubs, bars, ski shops, retail shops, and gyms with whirlpools and saunas and spas in nearby Lake Placid. There is 98 percent snowmaking.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/18/201805/05/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    122
  • Projected Days Open
    141
  • Years Open
    60
  • Average Snowfall
    168"

Best Whiteface Mountain Resort Hotels

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195 Route 9 West Wilmington, 5356
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* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
on VT Route 9 Wilmington, 5363
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* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
861 Route 9 East Wilmington, 5363
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

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Whiteface Mountain Resort Reviews

Samuel Hamroff
14th November 20175
Whiteface is one of the best mountains in the east. The terrain is much more challenging and diverse than any of the...Full review
Luke
25th February 20171
Went to WhiteFace for a family vacation. Very badly disorganised resort: arrived at 08:30 one morning, and by the time we were...Full review
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