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Overview

Located in New York’s Northern Catskills, approximately 150 miles north of New York City and 50 miles south of Albany, Windham Mountain resort is known as a family-friendly resort offering an authentic ski experience and spectacular views in the Northeast region.

Windham Mountain resort is an excellent summer destination as well, offering a variety of events and activities, including mountain biking at the Windham Mountain Bike Park and golfing at the Windham Country Club. There are a few lodging options at Windham Mountain.

Where Is Windham Mountain Ski Resort Located?

Windham Mountain is located one hour away from Albany, New York, and about two hours from New York City. The resort works with tour operators if you want to get to there by bus. The Adirondack Trailways runs from New York’s Port Authority to the Windham bus stop. If you wish to travel by train, Amtrak runs between New York’s Penn Station and Hudson, New York, which is a 40-minute drive to Windham Mountain. Car rentals are available.

Winwood, The Mountan Inn (one mile from Windham Mountain), was recently renovated and upgraded and offers hotel rooms and condos. Approximately 1,500 beds located within a 10-mile radius of the resort.

Restaurants

Breakfast

  • The Windham Local Public House specializes in fresh ingredients from local farms. Grab a fresh pastry and a coffee or espresso drink before heading to the slopes. 5410 NY-23, Windham, NY 12496

Lunch

  • While the Windham Diner might be cash only, you won’t be disappointed with its wide selection of comfort food. 5339 NY-23, Windham, NY 12496

Dinner

  • Brandywine Restaurant is an upscale Italian restaurant known for its amazing pastas. 11157 NY-23, Windham, NY 12496

Après/Nightlife

  • Ze Windham Wine Bar has been voted one of the best wine bars in the U.S. so you’re bound to find a wine that will pair perfectly with your food – or one that works for your palate. 5369 Main Street, Windham, NY 12496

Terrain

Terrain

Featuring 97% snowmaking, Windham Mountain offers 54 trails spread across 285 acres of skiable terrain that’s accessed via 12 lifts. Windham Mountain’s summit elevation of 3,100 feet (base elevation 1,500 feet) provides 1,600 feet of vertical. Night skiing is available on 45 acres/6 trails. The longest run is 2.37 miles.

With six terrain parks, freestylers of all abilities can take advantage of the over 80 features. Beginners should head straight for the Wraparound Park with its smaller features. Intermediates can practice their skills at Whirlwind and Warpath Parks. Wilbur and the Jib Parks are where you’ll find the largest features. The resort also has a Boardercross Course, but it’s only open a short time during the season.

Inside Scoop

Tuning and repair services are available on the mountain, and large groups can take advantage of special rates. Lessons and programs are available for skiers of all levels and ages, including a program specifically designed for adults 50 and older, and terrain-based learning programs. Thirty-minute private lessons are available for children at least 3 years old and an hour-long session for children at least 4 years old. Snow tubing is available at the Windham Adventure Park as well as ice skating and snowmobile programs for kids.

Plan Your Trip

Lift Access

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

36"
23"
15"
8"
0"
4"
Nov
20"
Dec
20"
Jan
30"
Feb
18"
Mar
0.3"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

20%
Beginners Runs
48%
Intermediate Runs
19%
Advanced Runs
13%
Expert Runs
54
Runs in Total
18.2 mi
Runs in Total
2 mi
Longest Run
285 ac
Skiable Terrain
45 ac
Night Skiing
280 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 11

1
High Speed Sixes
2
High Speed Quads
2
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
5
Surface Lifts

Elevation

3100'
Summit
1600'
Vertical Drop
1500'
Base

Important Dates

November 26, 20222022/11/26
Projected Opening
April 02, 20232023/04/02
Projected Closing
127
Projected Days Open
131
Days Open Last Year
62
Years Open
106"
Average Snowfall
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