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Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington

Categories: Mountains, Ski Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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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  • Even though we prefer to hike, this was above our abilities and it was worth every penny to enjoy this beautiful scenery from the top. 
  • Absolutely beautiful view on a clear day. We took the walkway as the elevator was not open. A little rocky at times but overall ok for a couple of middle-aged folks. Did see families with small childr...  read more »
  • We arrived by car at the base of the stone path that leads to the top of the mountain. Then we climbed up a steep path, with a trail of moderate difficulty, to get to the top and we can enjoy the view of 360 degrees that reveals all the colorful relief through the trees with colored leaves.
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