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Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington
(4.6/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The trip to Whiteface is along country roads and there are beautiful views along the way. The mountain itself was colorful and impressive when we visited this fall. We took some especially nice photos...  more »
  • It was a good experience for me to visit the Whiteface Mountain. Though it was a bad luck for me that I couldn't be able to reach the highest point of the mountain as the top was closed because of sno...  more »
  • Its known for difficult terrain, interesting conditions, cold afternoons, and bad parking. But it’s the only Olympic Mountain on the east coast for a reason. Lots of terrain for all skiing abilities, ...  more »