Whiteface Mountain

Route 86, Wilmington ,Wilmington, New York 12997
(518) 946-2223877-SKIFACE
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Winter Sports
Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding
Winter Guides and Outfitters
within Adirondack Park

Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington boasts the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies, offering challenging terrain across two peaks, as well as ample beginner and intermediate trails to accommodate skiers and riders of all levels. Located just a short drive from Lake Placid, the mountain and the town have been rated #1 in North America for Off-Hill Activities for more than 20 years by SKI Magazine.

The mountain boasts 86 trails; and the lion's share are rated intermediate to expert- level, with approximately 20% geared toward beginners. Eleven lifts, including an eight-passenger, high-speed gondola, transport skiers and riders across the mountain, offering access to glades, terrain parks, steep vertical and wide, cruising lanes. With 98% snowmaking coverage, Whiteface boasts one of the longest ski seasons in the Adirondacks.

Locals and visitors alike gather to enjoy sunny, blue bird days and evenings at Whiteface's base lodge filled with ski chatter and live music. Find a variety of dining options at mid-station, and in the base lodge, or pack a picnic and enjoy the view of Lake Placid from the summit of Little Whiteface at the observation deck, located just off of the gondola. 

As an added bonus, when you buy a season's pass at Whiteface Mountain, you can ski at both Gore and Belleayre mountains all season long. 

Whiteface Mountain Ski School

Whiteface Mountain's Ski School and Burton Learn to Ride programs provide on-the-snow instruction with certified staff. Kid's Campus offers daily lessons for individuals and groups just starting out or for those looking to sharpen their skills. Whiteface also offers a robust Adaptive Snowsports program for adults and children with disabilities.


  • 86 trails
  • 3,430-foot vertical drop
  • 288 acres
  • 35 acres of in-bounds, off-piste double-black diamond terrain
  • 53 acres of glades
  • 11 lifts

Tickets & Pricing:

  • Adult (20-64) $60
  • Teen (13-19) $50
  • Juniors (7-12) $40
  • Seniors (70+) $38
  • Kids 6 and under ski FREE

Mountain Services:

  • 6 restaurants
  • Bear Den Nursery
  • Shuttle service to and from Lake Placid
  • Rentals and tuning
  • Whiteface boutique
  • Premier parking

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