Whiteface Mountain - Lake Placid





Ski Resort Profile


Whiteface Mountain - Lake Placid
New York
United States
Phone: 800 462-6236


Skiers community


Add to my favorites
Photos
Share your photos

Review this course


About the Ski Resort

For several years, Lake Placid has been named number one in North America for off-hill activities by Ski Magazine. In fact, Lake Placid has been sited as the model ski resort of the future.

Lake Placid isn't just an outdoor mall like some resorts. There are no sprawling developments, no strip malls, no endless lines of traffic. Lake Placid isn't a corporate notion of what a ski resort should be. Lake Placid is a real mountain resort -- with a real mountain.

Ski resort area details


Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: No
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 300 km
Snow tubing: Yes
 

 Easiest:  20 %

 More Difficult:  36 %

 Most Difficult:  44 %

 Experts only:  --
AVERAGE USER RATING

Not rated


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



Rate this ski resort
Be the first to rate it!

Ski resort photos

Upload and Share
your photos






Mountain Statistics


Base elevation:  1,220 ft
Summit elevation:  4,650 ft
Vertical drop:  3,430 ft
Skiable area:  220 acres
Annual snowfall:  168 in
Snowmaking:  95 %
 
Number of trails:  75
Number of lifts:  10
Types of lifts:  1 Magic Carpet,
 5 Double Chairs,
 1 Triple Chair,
 1 High-speed Quad Chair,
 1 Fixed grip Quad,
 1 High-speed Gondola


Ski Resort Services


Childcare  Yes
Adaptive skier:  Yes
Nearby lodging:  Yes
 
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
 
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes


Ski Resort Maps (click on maps to enlarge)

Whiteface Mountain - Lake Placid map



Ski Resort directions


Whiteface Mountain is located is 8 miles from Lake Placid, New York.

The resort is about 270 miles north of New York City, via the New York State Thruway to the Northway (I-87) to Exit 30, then Route 73 west to Route 86 to the resort.

Travel time is about 90 minutes from Albany, 2 hours from Utica and 4 hours from New York and Rochester.