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Address: 5662 Route 64, Canandaigua, NY
Phone Number: +1 585-374-6000
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Bristol Mountain is the premier resort located in the Western Finger Lakes...
Bristol Mountain is the premier resort located in the Western Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York. Our 1200' vertical rise allows Bristol Mountain to reign as the highest vertical between the Adirondack/Laurentian Mountains of the east and the Rocky Mountains of the west. There are 138 acres of total skiable terrain. Views from the summit and the 34 slopes and trails are breathtaking and provide a variety of inclines for every skier and snowboarder from beginner to expert with 32% of the slopes being novice, 50% intermediate, and 18% advanced level terrain. During our night operating season, 96% of our trails have lighting. To assure our skiers and snowboarders of the best possible snow conditions, Bristol Mountain is proud of its state-of-the-art snowmaking system which covers 97% of the terrain.
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Excellent learn to ski VIP Gold program

Bristol Mountain's learn to ski VIP Gold program was an invaluable opportunity. Prior to the program, I had absolutely no experience of skiing. The VIP Gold course gave me the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
KristenS972
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Bristol Mountain's learn to ski VIP Gold program was an invaluable opportunity. Prior to the program, I had absolutely no experience of skiing. The VIP Gold course gave me the chance to learn to ski from scratch. It had excellent instruction, with a variety of teachers who catered to all abilities and learning styles. At the end of the course,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Bristol has the reputation of being the high tech, yet industrial resort in the finger lakes region that provides great slopes but not the personal touch. Not so. I have been skiing here for years and my expectations have been consistently surpassed: the staff is courteous and attentive, often go out of their way to help with problems (even providing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Mother nature helped with the cold. The snow making crew made the season. Great conditions, many varieties of slopes to choose from. Skied over forty times this year and never had a bad experience

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Williamson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We ski Bristol usually once a week during the season. We would ski there more but we love to travel and ski a variety of areas. Traveling, both in the East, out West and in Europe, has convinced us that our home ski resort, Bristol, truly maximizes the skiing experience for what they have to work with. Sure the mountain... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I am a season pass holder. I purchase a pass because of the quality of their snowmaking, lift capacity and vertical ft. There is something for everyone. Between the Adirondacks to Colorado you will not find a mountain with more vertical ft.

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

1200 verticle and several high speed lifts. Worth the trip Down to earth lift,ticket prices and good food that is priced right in the lodge. Family friendly ....and also challenging terrain for competent skiers as well

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Toronto, Canada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

When I go skiing, I ski. If I want awesome food, shopping or nightlife, I take a different vacation. Places that offer awesome skiing and everything else tend to be crowded and expensive. Places that offer awesome skiing and the basics when you're done, less so. That's the kind of place Bristol is. The runs at the front are long... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Spend 3 wonderful days at this ski center wonderful staff who work there amazing ski trails the only thing i would like to be different is bunny hill it would be perfect if its just little bit longer but everything else is ok .

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Bristol Mountain Ski Resort, also known as Bristol Mountain Winter Resort, is a ski and snowboard resort with 20 km of runs/trails located in South Bristol, New York in the Finger Lakes region. It is located 48 km (30 miles) from Rochester, the nearest major city to the resort, on State Route 64. With an average annual snowfall of 120... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Man I love visiting our American neighbors, they really know service. I would choose Bristol over the hills in Collingwood or Barrie, unless you want a resort atmosphere. Bristol is all about sport and doesn't have a Starbucks or a shopping zone. The drive from Hamilton is easier (no rude drivers in NY) and the scenery is beautiful. The tolls... More 

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