Whiteface Mountain
Whiteface Mountain boasts the highest vertical drop in the East at 3,430 feet and is ranked as the top ski resort in the Eastern US. Whiteface features 86 trails, 283 acres of terrain and off-piste double-black diamond wilderness terrain (The Slides). This is where the world's best come to train and compete and where kids come to learn and have fun. Whiteface is located just outside the village of Lake Placid, one of the best ski towns in the East.
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise 3,430 ft
Base Elevation 1,220 ft
Summit Elevation 4,650 ft
Annual Snowfall200 inches
Number of Trails86
Skiable Acres 283
Longest Run2.1 miles
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts11
High Speed Quad Chairs1
Quad Chairs1
Triple Chairs2
Double Chairs5
Surface Lifts1
Lift Capacity10385
(skiers per hour)
Whiteface Resort Features
Night Skiingno
Cross Country Skiingyes
Snowshoe Trailsyes
Terrain Park
Half Pipeyes
Jib Pipeyes
Whiteface Snow Report
Open For Summer Activities (full report)
Lift Ticket Prices
Regular $55 $69 $85 $69
Low $40 $50 $60 $50
Multi day discounts available.
Price lows reflect early/late season rates. Ages 6 and under free. Military and ages 70+ discounts available.
Note: Pricing is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.
Pricing last updated 11/05/2013
5 lift ticket offers
currently available
for Whiteface Mountain.
Whiteface / Lake Placid Lodging
Lodging at Baseno
Lodging Nearbyyes
Although there are some accommodations near the base of Whiteface, and in Wilmington, the popular town of nearby Lake Placid provides the majority of accommodation options. Lake Placid is recognized as one of the best ski towns in the Eastern US.
Directory of Whiteface Mountain Lodging
Kids Programsyes
Womens Programsno
Ski Lessons Availableyes
Snowboard Lessonsyes
Equipment Rentalsyes
Other Ski Resorts Nearby
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Ski Big Tupper Again 44 miles, 1 hour 3 mins
Beartown Ski Area 47 miles, 1 hour 6 mins