Cloudsplitter Gondola Ride

Cloudsplitter Gondola Ride

It's like a bird's eye view—in flight! Our eight-passenger Cloudsplitter Gondola carries you from the Main Base Lodge to the top of Little Whiteface in fifteen minutes. As you trace the mountain's contours—soaring over streams, ski trails, steep rock faces and thick forests—the beauty of the Adirondacks reveals itself. You'll see Lake Placid and its namesake village. To the east lies Lake Champlain, and to the south stand the tallest peaks in New York State. You'll spot the ski jumps and the Ausable River. At the top, an observation deck and picnic area await you.

These are some of the country's best views, and this is the best way to see them! At the base of Whiteface Mountain, stop in before or after your gondola ride to J.LOHR Café and Wine Bar, featuring fine fare with a focus on local products. The Cloudsplitter Gondola and many other activities is FREE with your Olympic Sites Passport!

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See below for schedule and pricing details for Summer/Fall 2017, and don't forget this activity is FREE with your Olympic Sites PassportCloudsplitter Gondola Rides will not be available on Sunday, September 10 (Ironman 70.3). Whiteface Mountain will be open on Columbus Day, Monday, October 9.

Groups of 20 or more should contact groups@whiteface.com for special pricing information.

Please note: The Cloudsplitter Gondola Ride and observation deck at the top of Little Whiteface are wheelchair accessible.

June 30 - September 4 | Open daily
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
September 8 - October 9 | Friday - Sunday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Times and dates are subject to change.
Adult / Teen: $20 online | $22 at window
Junior / Senior: $15
6 & under: FREE
Adult: 20-64 | Teen: 13-19 | Junior: 7-12 | Senior: 65+ | Military discounts available with valid I.D.
Whiteface boasts the greatest vertical drop of any resort east of the Rocky Mountains & is the undisputed Winter Sports Capital of the World!

Please check the Summer tab to find details on Summer 2017 schedules and pricing. 

This activity is FREE with your Olympic Sites Passport. Cloudsplitter Gondola Rides are offered through the ski season during normal operating hours from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, weather permitting. Be sure to check the Conditions page during the season for any closures due to weather.

Groups of 20 or more should contact groups@whiteface.com for special pricing.

Adult / Teen: $22
Junior / Senior: $15
6 & under: FREE
Adult: 20-64 | Teen: 13-19 | Junior: 7-12 | Senior: 65+ | Military discounts available with valid I.D.
Whiteface boasts the greatest vertical drop of any resort east of the Rocky Mountains & is the undisputed Winter Sports Capital of the World!