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Address: Wilmington, NY 12997
Phone Number: 15189467175
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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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Stairway to heaven

I thought the price to drive up Whiteface Mt. seemed high, but it was worth every penny. The views are stunning and the 1/5 mile hike to the summit while a bit steep really wasn't... read more

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Fort Myers Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I thought the price to drive up Whiteface Mt. seemed high, but it was worth every penny. The views are stunning and the 1/5 mile hike to the summit while a bit steep really wasn't bad in decent shoes. There is also an elevator ride to the top if you don't feel like climbing . Cute cafe with good coffee,... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did both the gondola ride, which takes you halfway up the mountain and we also drove the summit. It was spectacular with amazing views of Lake Placid and the surrounding area. There is an elevator to the top of the summit or you can walk the rocks with a hand tail. Wear appropriate walking/hiking attire.

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Whiteface mountain is exquisite. We wanted to drive up the veteran memorial highway but chickened out. However, we drove to the resort and could see the magnificent mountain up close and personal. We talked to a lot of locals who highly recommend driving up to the top. The drive way is lined with flag from all over the world from... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fun summertime activity--we took the gondola ride up the mountain, packed a picnic lunch to eat up there and did some easy hiking trails. It was overcast and drizzly, so the adventure park wasn't open, but it looked fun. Both kids -- 9 and 5 -- had a blast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed with my sister in law and her boyfriend at they're a-frame chalet in lake placid and they took us up whiteface mountain . We drove up to the top and then we walked up to the very top. Wow is all I can say it was fantastic at the top looking out over the scenery.... More 

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took a detour up the mountain, to take some photos and catch the beautiful views that were promised. I went on a day where the elevator didn't work.. but that was ok, we were short on time and did a short hike up part of the mountain and were able to see a lot. Wear good hiking shoes if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Easiest mountain top to get to! Had two attempts. On the first we were hit by a storm there and had to leave. Got a refund and on the third day drove up to the top of the mountain, parked the car and took a walk from cafe cattle to the mountain top! Out of all the north US mountain... More 

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Troy, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friends and I rode the gondola up Whitface Mountain and experienced a fantastic view of 70 miles. It was a beautiful day and not to be missed if you are I. The area.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This national park was such a nice place to visit. It was a little pricey to get it but knowing the money goes to the park made it worth it. We started at the bottom and look the natural trail to the top. It's just a short walk with a hand rail but the ground is uneven with lots a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyable seeing the views on our drive up the mountain. Elevator to the top was broken so we only walked up part way but we were able to see all the magnificent views of all the other mountain peaks and of Lake Placid from the sky.

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