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Address: Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
Phone Number: 800-462-6236
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Description: Whiteface may have made its name in winter, it has the highest vertical...
Whiteface may have made its name in winter, it has the highest vertical drop in the east, after all but it does summer pretty well too. The warmer months make Whiteface a natural setting for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels and ages, whether you're looking for an adrenaline rush or just an afternoon of beautiful views with your family. Take a hike along the Stag Brook Falls trail or Bear Den Mountain, play a round of Disc Golf and check out the area's most exhilarating, challenging Mountain Biking terrain. Or gather the family for an afternoon of taking it all in with a Scenic Cloudsplitter Gondola Ride to the summit of Little Whiteface. Drive the Whiteface Veteran's Memorial Highway to the summit, and lean into the Adirondack breeze as you marvel at the world below you.This well-known mountain offers exciting and scenic runs for skiers of all levels: Beginners do well on Easy Acres, which features its own ski school, novices and intermediates enjoy Little Whiteface, while experts head to the heart-pounding summit.
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What a Blast

It was an awesome season for skiing, the snowfall this year certainly helped but the snow making has improved a lot. Fun Challenging place to ski!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Coxsackie, New York
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Coxsackie, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

It was an awesome season for skiing, the snowfall this year certainly helped but the snow making has improved a lot. Fun Challenging place to ski!!!

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Montville, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The drive on the highway offers spectacular views with many pullout areas to take photos. Whiteface mountain is easy to access with the highway and is one of the best Adirondack locations to take pictures. Fantastic view from the summit! The tunnel to the summit is an engineering marvel. Two notes of caution. Black flies are a problem in June... More 

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Watertown, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Thank god for a American President who wanted all to be able to see. It is so worth the slow ride up the hill, pulling over at the photo views. Once two the top you have two wonderful choices to complete your journey. 1) the elevator. Well worth it because of the history lesson you are given of what it... More 

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Hazlet, New Jersey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I've visited Lake Placid at least a dozen times, and a visit to Whiteface Mountain is always at the top of my list. Whether skiing in the winter, taking a gondola ride to Little Whiteface, or driving up to the top of Whiteface during the warmer months, there are breathtaking views no matter the season. It's on my bucket list... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If you can ski Whiteface you can ski any mountain - west coasters have it easy compared to east coast ice. The resort is a bit overpriced and there are no bathrooms near the main cafeteria, but otherwise it's great.

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Lake Placid, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It is one of the best expert mountains in the U.S.A., where two winter Olympics were held. It is hard and fast snow and steep. If you can ski here, you can ski anywhere. It is a skier's mountain. The lifts and gondola lines move very fast. Waiting is a minimum. The scenery is magnificent. It also has some intermediate... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

rode up on bikes...man that was one tough climb. Worth every drop of sweat. It was a bit too foggy to see clearly..weren't able to enjoy the views. We drove back up the next day and it was perfect..incredible views from the top.

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wallingford pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Whiteface is wonderful place for the family to ski. We go once a year with the whole extended family and there is something for everyone. This year we had 13 people with 7 kids ages 19 thru 6. Each has learned to ski at the Whiteface ski school and are all solid skiers. The Kids Campus is a wonderful place.... More 

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Greenfield Center, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Winter skiing at the end of March.! A gentle snow blanketed the mountain most of the day on what should have been a spring day.... Quite a surprise... The skiing at the top was great with a light covering to dampen the crust of winter. The sun tried to peek out but never made it. We enjoyed top to bottom... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We loved the "2 over 3" deal - where you could pick two of three days in a time frame to go skiing. The lift operators were some of the nicest I have ever encountered. Take the Gondola to the top-the views are incredible. We loved this hill and the spectacular views. Some of the more challenging skiing I have... More 

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