New York State is full of beautifully diverse landscapes. There are ocean beaches, towering skyscrapers, gushing waterfalls, and mighty mountains. The latter, of course, offering some of the best skiing east of the Rockies. Whiteface Mountain ski area has the greatest vertical drop in Eastern North America at 3,430′ feet and it rivals or bests many vertical drops in the Western United States. Now, that’s what we call supreme! Stay at Hotel North Woods for easy access to the best skiing in upstate New York and one of the best ski towns in North America. Whiteface Mountain ski area will leave you breathless from both scenery and exercise, so head over to Lake Placid for the trip of a lifetime.
About Whiteface Mountain Ski Area
At the Whiteface Mountain ski area, there’s something for everyone. With 90 trails spanning 25-plus miles and three lofty peaks, there are runs for people of all skill levels. The beauty of Adirondack skiing is its variety; you can carve across freshly groomed snow or wade through heaps of powder. There is technical terrain for the advanced skier including the legendary double-black diamond slides, as well as a separate beginner and novice ski area complete with base lodge that offers rentals & dining. Their terrain park is perfect for skiers and riders looking for a little airtime.
Lake Placid Ski Rentals
Whiteface Mountain has a Rossignol Experience Center with 1,200 pairs of Rossignol skis and 200 Burton snowboards for rent. They’ll even provide a helmet! That means you don’t have to worry about purchasing or traveling with your equipment. The expert staff will help you find Lake Placid ski rentals with a comfortable fit.
However, many avid skiers have specific preferences for their skis’ edges, waist, tips, and flexibility. You’re more than welcome to bring your trusty pair along for the ride. If you don’t have time to wax your skis before your trip, the tuning shop will ensure your edges and bases are in tip-top shape.
Adirondack Skiing and Eating
Sometimes, the best part of hitting the slopes is going to the base lodge for breaks. Nothing beats a piping hot meal after hours of Adirondack skiing. Whiteface Mountain has incredible dining to fit the best skiing in upstate NY. Fuel up on gourmet soups, pizza, hamburgers, salads, trail mix, hot cocoa, and more before heading back outside for more skiing in upstate New York. Then head back to Hotel North Woods for a delicious, Cajun-themed Apre-ski meal.
Lake Placid Skiing Hotel
After a day of looking down from the mountain, head into town for an evening of entertainment and relaxation. Hotel North Woods is right on Main Street in the one of the best ski towns in the U.S. Spend your evenings here and return to Whiteface Mountain in the morning via the convenient and free Mountain Valley shuttle for another day of Adirondack skiing. For more information, call 518-302-7559.