Olympic Ski Jump Complex, Lake Placid

4.3
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Must see · Lookout · Sports Complex
See how Olympians soar to new heights at Olympic Ski Jump Complex, a year-round training and competition site for many of the country's top athletes. Originally built in 1917, this complex contains the state-of-the-art 90 m (295 ft) and 120 m (393 ft) ski jump towers erected for the 1980 Winter Olympics. Just a short drive from Lake Placid, the complex also features a popular sky deck, offering unobstructed views of the surrounding Adirondack High Peaks. You can watch ski jumpers train and get a bird's-eye view of what they see as they speed down the ramp. Stop by the athletes' preparation room to see how participants warm up before each jump. Plan your Olympic Ski Jump Complex visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lake Placid using our Lake Placid trip builder website.
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  • We walked here from our rental and had there been cocktails available, we would have stayed even longer. Beautiful views and it was fun watching the athletes train.  more »
  • We paid the $20 for the gondola ride to the base of the ski jumps and spent about 45 minutes up top getting the the top of the jumps and taking pictures. It was so interesting to see and well worth...  more »

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