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Whiteface Mountain Resort Skiing

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Season Start/End: 11/18/2017 - 04/17/2018
1220ft - 4650ft
20%|42%| 38%| %
Lift Tickets
from US$44.00 to US$94.00
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Overlooking Whiteface Mountain Resort

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.

Overlooking Whiteface Mountain Resort

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.



  • 4650ft
  • 3430ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 1220ft


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  • 11


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    2.1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    288 ac

  • Snow Making

    220 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/18/2017
  • Days Open Last Year: 122
  • Projected Closing: 04/17/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 141
  • Years Open: 60
  • Average Snowfall: 168"

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Whiteface Mountain Resort - Midweek Mike. At whiteface pow pow  - © Peter's iPad
Whiteface Mountain Resort - The warmer weather has made for some good conditions. Soft snow everywhere just have to watch for holes every so often.   - © shreddster

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Whiteface Mountain Resort Reviews

  • Samuel Hamroff

    • 5
    14th November 2017

    Full review

      Whiteface is one of the best mountains in the east. The terrain is much more challenging and diverse than any of the...
  • Luke

    • 1
    25th February 2017

    Full review

      Went to WhiteFace for a family vacation. Very badly disorganised resort: arrived at 08:30 one morning, and by the time we were...

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