West Mountain Ski Area

Ski Resort Profile

West Mountain Ski Area
New York
United States
Phone: 518 793-6606

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About the Ski Resort

West Mountain Ski Area is located in the Adirondacks near Glens Falls, N.Y.

At the top, the views of the Hudson River Valley, Lake George and the surrounding mountains are breathtaking.

From there, 22 trails run down through a mixed northern forest of white pine and hardwoods to two base areas.

West Mountain offers training for all levels and disciplines in alpine skiing, snowboarding or telemark skiing. There are special kids programs offered as well, and rentals are available.

West Mountain Ski Area is located three miles west of I-87 (The Adirondack Northway) at Exit 18, near Glens Falls, N.Y.

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:  36 %

 More Difficult:  55 %

 Most Difficult:  9 %

 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:  460 ft
Summit elevation:  1,470 ft
Vertical drop:  1,010 ft
Skiable area:  124 acres
Annual snowfall:  80 in
Snowmaking:  80 %
Number of trails:  22
Number of lifts:  8
Types of lifts:  2 Rope Tows,
 3 Tubing Tows,
 2 Double Chairs,
 1 Triple Chair

Ski Resort Services

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

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Ski Resort directions

West Mountain is located north of Albany, New York, between Saratoga Springs and Lake George. From Albany, take the Northway (I-87) north to Exit 18.