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Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington

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Mountain Ski Area
Known as one of the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains, Whiteface Mountain is home to the esteemed White Face Ski Resort. The site that hosted all six skiing events in the 1980 Winter Olympics, this resort boasts 87 different ski trails accessible by nine chairlifts, one gondola, and one conveyor lift. Get your adrenaline rush from the highest continuous vertical drop in eastern North America, at 1,045 m (3,430 ft). Drive to the summit via the Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway and admire 360-degree views of the surrounding Adirondacks. You may even catch a glimpse of Vermont or Montreal in the distance on a clear day. During summertime, the mountain offers scenic gondola rides and is also a haven for mountain biking and hiking. A visit to Whiteface Mountain represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Wilmington trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • We enjoyed the ride up Memorial Highway and visiting the peak. Views for miles all around - 360 degrees at the peak. The drive up the mountain winds around with gorgeous views. There is a large parkin...  more »
  • The road was very nice and the views are beautiful. The elevator was down when we were there so the only way to the summit was by a trail which consisted of stone steps and then sections that were wal...  more »
  • We love Wilmington and Whiteface it's always beautiful and adventure for us! We love to ski and just visit anytime of year the memorial highway is always fun to drive and the food here is amazing staf...  more »