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About Whiteface

Boasting 3,430 feet of vertical, Lake Placid’s Whiteface ski resort is a skier’s and rider’s East Coast dream. The New York ski resort offers terrain for every skiing ability, whether you’re a beginner or an Olympian. Whiteface’s renowned vertical drop tells only part of the story. Whiteface has genuine Olympic credentials, as its nearby town, Lake Placid, was the host of the 1932 and 1980 winter Olympics. Located 4.5 hour's drive from New York City, Whiteface draws visitors from around the world.

Accommodation choices in Lake Placid range from rustic, Adirondack-style lodges to four-star resorts and the town’s dining options are just as varied. You have your choice of everything from the ubiquitous pizza to wild game and fine wine. If you’re looking for something to do after a day on the mountain, Lake Placid is a vibrant town offering an abundance of options.

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On the gentler side of Whiteface you’ll find the Kids Kampus, a sanctuary for kids offering a mini mountain complete with its own lifts, rental shop, lodge and family Snowsports School. For the intermediates, Whiteface offers Lookout Mountain with a two and half-mile blue cruiser named The Wilmington Trail. Don’t be fooled, though. With 44 percent of Whiteface skiing designated as “advanced to expert,” and seriously long runs, you can bet that Lake Placid skiing offers plenty of terrain perfect for thrill-seekers.

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