What is open at Whiteface Mountain?

Is Whiteface Mountain Open?

The official opening and closing dates for Whiteface, New York for current and past seasons.

Opening and Closing Dates. WhitefaceClosed.

Season Opening Closing
20/21 Dec 05 2020 Apr 10 2021
19/20 Nov 15 2019 Mar 15 2020 *
18/19 Nov 17 2018 Apr 14 2019

Is skiing open in Lake Placid?

The ski resort Whiteface – Lake Placid is located in The Adirondacks (USA, New York). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 37 km of slopes available.

Operating times.

Current season: 2021-12-03 – 2022-04-17
General season: late November – mid April
Opening times: 08:30 – 16:00 Limited opening times during the week

Is Whiteface Mountain good for beginners?

The lower part of the ski area is perfect for beginners. Next to the Base Lodge and the Kids Kampus, there are a lot of beginner’s trails. There are also slow skiing zones and even very easy gladed runs.

Why is it called Whiteface Mountain?

According to Beauchamp, the Algonquin name for the mountain was Wa-ho-par-te-nie from Waapenot, “it goes upward,” or Woapen, “it is white.” (Donaldson, p 49) A Mohawk Indian name for the mountain was Thei-a-no-gu-en meaning “white head,” with reference to the bare white rock near its peak.

Which is better Lake Placid or Lake George?

Lake George is great for a family, because it is full of mini-golf and arcades, which Lake Placid does not have in the same abundance. But if I were choosing an anniversary weekend, I would definitely choose Lake Placid over Lake George. I think you will find plenty to do.

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How much does it cost to drive Whiteface Mountain?


Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway Rates Add Cost
Vehicle & Driver $20
Add 1 Passenger + $20
Each 3-8 Passengers + $10
Motorcycle + Driver $20

How good is Whiteface Mountain?

Verdict. Thanks to its especially unique terrain and long vertical drop, Whiteface offers a truly amazing East Coast experience on a good day. However, wind and other problems make for a frustratingly inconsistent experience, and some of the lifts could really use upgrades.