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Nice mountain with long runs. Loved the gondola it keeps you warm going up the mountain. Well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KellyS121
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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Cross country ski adventure

For $28 I had a great xcountry ski lesson, all equipment, a hot drink and an all day trail pass on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LI-Pastor
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Long Island, New York
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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...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice mountain with long runs. Loved the gondola it keeps you warm going up the mountain. Well groomed. Had easy drop off and parking available. Nice cafe to hang out and have lunch and one on the mountain was nice too. Also a little wine...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For $28 I had a great xcountry ski lesson, all equipment, a hot drink and an all day trail pass on a beautiful mountain!! A+

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ever since I started skiing (only 3 years now), I wanted to have an Olympic experience by skiing Whiteface. After a couple of years of trying to get there, I finally did. There is a reason why Whiteface is an Olympic mountain! Steeps, fog, snow,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family went on vacation to Wilmington, NY so my husband could pedal his bike up Whiteface Mountain. I drove up and met him at the top. He did have to pay to ride up, as did I. The views are stunning the whole way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with our 3 young kids. We really appreciated the bubble cover on the magic carpet, it made the ride SO MUCH more bearable, given that it was snowing and windy! Our other kids are more intermediate skiers and enjoyed the gondola. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank keightstravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whiteface mountain is now a low-end ski resort. The main building is badly designed; wrong layout; you have to walk endlessly with your ski boots to do anything. The rental experience is so badly designed; every step is painful. I did not enjoy my skier's...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ScubaDiver-Traveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From drop-off, to parking, to buying tickets and rentals, really organize and friendly staff. The summits are awesome, I mean this mountain just hosted two Winter Olympics in 1932 and 1980.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You would think that having the “largest vertical drop in the east” would mean that there would be better facilities and maintenance.... I was truly disappointed in the lack of maintenance and runs. There is no point of advertising “largest vertical drop in the east”...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 514Stan
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This mountain is just insanely icy. It’s unbelievable how icy it is. It’s very irritating. The heavy winds play a part as to why. But there are winds at plenty of other mountains I’ve snowboarded at and they’re not a icy mess like this place....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Our third year at Whiteface Mountain, which is a resort near Lake Placid but run by New York State, and having many upgrades/improvements since my last review. Things that remain the same - Serious skiers - get there at 7:30 to get a parking spot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Go2Wander
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There is a trolley from town during the winter, not in the summer, though.
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Go2Wander
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry they wont let me post the link here. Just google whiteface mountain and directions.
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ReillyMeegs
February 28, 2018|
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Response from NancyMiddletown | Reviewed this property |
A lady was (very annoyingly) talking to her work on her cell the whole time we were at the top. So I assume it was good.
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