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Whiteface Mountain Resort Skiing

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Open
Season Start/End: 11/18/2017 - 04/17/2018
Elevation
:
1220ft - 4650ft
Trails
:
20%|42%| 38%| %
Lifts
:
11
Lift Tickets
:
from US$44.00 to US$94.00
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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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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.

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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

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 - 3 great  days from January 29-31st/18.  Loose granular but not icey. As always can't plan too far in advance to come here...  - © J.E.T.S. from the 416
Whiteface Mountain Resort - Best conditions I've had at the face in a long time....but brutally cold and wind at 30 mph.  - © Labrat
Whiteface Mountain Resort - Sunday was rough. Much better day today.  
Great views from both summits. Firm corduroy in the morning.   Loose granular by lunch.  
trails  - © iPhone
Whiteface Mountain Resort - c-roy laps on the gondi. cold crisp and sunny. construction at base Lodge is stupid for Xmas weekend. VT has more snow.   - © ak.hermit

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Whiteface Mountain Resort Reviews

  • Samuel Hamroff

    • 5
    14th November 2017

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      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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