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Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington

4.6
#1 of 45 in Winter Sports in New York State
Mountain · Ski Area
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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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4.7
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  • We come every year since 1997 and my kids literally grew up skiing here. We enjoy seeing the changes every year and are happy to see the evolving changes. We are lunch at the bear den restaurant and.....  more
    We come every year since 1997 and my kids literally grew up skiing here. We enjoy seeing the changes every year and are happy to see the evolving changes. We are lunch at the bear den restaurant and.....  more »
  • The gondola ride at Whiteface is always so much fun. The views once you get to the top of Little Whiteface are spectacular. It’s truly amazing the drop in temperature and increase in wind when you... 
    The gondola ride at Whiteface is always so much fun. The views once you get to the top of Little Whiteface are spectacular. It’s truly amazing the drop in temperature and increase in wind when you...  more »
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  • Very windy! Did not feel safe walking to the summit.
  • didnt i review this already,wait i did on god,still cool tho

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