Swain Ski & Snowboard Resort

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Swain Ski & Snowboard Resort
New York
United States
Phone: 607 545-6511

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About the Ski Resort

Swain Ski Center is located 55 miles south of Rochester, N.Y., off of Route 390 south.

Swain is a family ski area with wide open trails and a 650-foot vertical drop. The area has terrain for all level skiers and snowboarders. Shredders will enjoy a wide trail network, quad lift system and uncrowded slopes, complete with a half-pipe and snowboard park.

Lessons for adults skiers and snowboarders are available on a daily basis through Swain's PSIA Ski School.

The area boasts one of the largest base lodges in western New York, which includes a restaurant, ski check, basket check, two bars and a large cafeteria.

To get to Swain from Rochester, take I-390 south to Dansville Exit 4. Take Route 36 south and then go right onto Route 70.

From Elmira and Corning, take Southern Tier Expressway (Rt. 17) west to Hornell/Arkport Exit 34N. Take Route 36 north and then go left on Route 70.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Snow tubing: Yes

 Easiest:  39 %

 More Difficult:  28 %

 Most Difficult:  33 %

 Experts only:  --

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  1,320 ft
Summit elevation:  1,970 ft
Vertical drop:  650 ft
Skiable area:  100 acres
Annual snowfall:  130 in
Snowmaking:  97 %
Number of trails:  21
Number of lifts:  5
Types of lifts:  1 Surface Lift,
 1 Double Chair,
 3 Quad Chairs

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  Yes
Adaptive skier:  No
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

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Ski Resort directions

Swain Ski Center is located on Route 70, about 50 miles south of Rochester.