Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington

#1 of 45 in Winter Sports in New York State
Known as one of the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, Whiteface Mountain is home to the esteemed White Face Ski Resort. The site that hosted all six skiing events in the 1980 Winter Olympics, this resort boasts 87 different ski trails accessible by nine chairlifts, one gondola, and one conveyor lift. Get your adrenaline rush from the highest continuous vertical drop in eastern North America, at 1,045 m (3,430 ft). Drive to the summit via the Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway and admire 360-degree views of the surrounding Adirondacks. You may even catch a glimpse of Vermont or Montreal in the distance on a clear day. During summertime, the mountain offers scenic gondola rides and is also a haven for mountain biking and hiking. Make Whiteface Mountain part of your personalized Wilmington itinerary using our Wilmington trip itinerary planner.
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  • We drove up and will definitely do it again. It was a windy, hazy fall day and the view was still fantastic! My wife doesn't like heights so we took the elevator to the top. After spending some...  more »
  • We took the Cloudsplitter Gondola to the 3,800 fit level on a light snowy day in February. You don't have to be a skier--or ex-skier--to appreciate the stunning views and well-groomed trails.The...  more »
  • Another gem in northern NY. Great hike and great view.
  • Nice lodge, friendly staff. Lots of summer activities too.
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