Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington

4.6
#1 of 43 in Winter Sports in New York State
Must see · Mountain · Ski Area
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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  • My boyfriend and I did the Cloudspitter Gondola ride and it was amazing. It was $48 total for a round trip for 2, but worth it! It takes about 15 minutes up and back down, but they let you out at the....  more »
  • Cloudsplitter gondola ride was beautiful. Very smooth. Amazing views. Get there early. Dress for the weather.  more »
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  • Another gem in northern NY. Great hike and great view.
  • Nice lodge, friendly staff. Lots of summer activities too.

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