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Whiteface Mountain, Wilmington

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#1 of 45 in Winter Sports in New York State
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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. Make Whiteface Mountain part of your personalized Wilmington itinerary using our Wilmington trip itinerary planner.
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  • Amazing experience!! The highway drive to Whiteface was on a very clear day , took the elevator up to the top & what a panoramic view!!!! Well worth it!! 
    Amazing experience!! The highway drive to Whiteface was on a very clear day , took the elevator up to the top & what a panoramic view!!!! Well worth it!!  more »
  • This is the best place to visit. If you love nature this is the place to go. Beautiful areas, hotels near by. It's just breath taking. Driving from Westchester, NY is the best experience. 
    This is the best place to visit. If you love nature this is the place to go. Beautiful areas, hotels near by. It's just breath taking. Driving from Westchester, NY is the best experience.  more »

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