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Whiteface Mountain Resort Skiing

Season Start/End: 25/11 - 18/4
371m - 1417m
20%| 42%| 38%| 0%
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Overlooking Whiteface Mountain Resort

Home of the 1980 Winter Olympics with training facilities 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 greatest vertical drop of the ski resorts in the east, Whiteface offers 288 acres of skier and rider accessible terrain serviced by 11 lifts including one gondola. 87 named trails feature 20% beginner, 42% intermediate, and 38% expert ratings including the Slides which are 35-acres of in-bounds double black diamonds. Four terrain parks entertain freestylers and additional winter activities include bobsledding, snowshoeing, ice skating, luge rides and Olympic Center tours and activities.

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.


  • 1417m
  • 1045m
    Vertical Drop
  • 371m


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  • 11


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    3 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    117 ha

  • Snow Making

    89 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 25/11/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 122
  • Projected Closing: 18/04/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 141
  • Years Open: 58
  • Average Snowfall: 427cm

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Whiteface Mountain Resort Reviews

  • iPhone

    • 5
    20th March 2016

    Full review

      Skiing still pretty darn good. Enjoyed a great day skiing at the face. summit had received some fresh powder so made the...
  • Jon's iPhone

    • 3
    18th January 2016

    Full review

      Summit opened with one trail but of course was jammed with people and snowmaking from top to bottom. Lower mountain was quite...

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Whiteface Lodge: Stay in the Lap of Ski Luxury

Ensuring that snow fiends and their families rest easy since it opened in 2005 is Whiteface Lodge, master of rustic luxury and Adirond... More