Whiteface Conditions

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Daily Anticipated Conditions/Podcast
Primary Surface Conditions:
Loose Granular
Secondary Surface Conditions:
Snowfall last 24 hours:
Snowfall last 7 days:
7 in
Season Total:
262 in
Average Base Depth:
40 in
74 of 86 (86%)
Our "Terrain Open" percentage excludes slides.
7 of 11 (63.6%)
Terrain Open:
Base Temp:
36° F / 2.2° C
Mid Temp:
30° F / -1.1° C
Summit Temp:
23° F / -5° C
Wind Speed:
Alerts! (updated March 25, 2017 11:15am)
For Medical Emergencies call 518-946-8111.
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Listen to our Alive at Five Show every morning, Pat & Joe will give you just the facts in their daily anticipated conditions podcast.

Trail Conditions & Report – March 25, 2017
Main Valley Area
Face Lift
Easy Way
Easy Street
Boreen Loop
Upper Valley
Lower Valley
Burton's Cutoff
Valvehouse Road
Lower Gap
Parkway Exit
Upper Boreen
Ladies Bridge
Danny's Bridge
River Run
Off Broadway
Lower Mountain
Bear Lift
Mixing Bowl Lift
Mixing Bowl
Wolf Run
Bear Den Mountain
Carpet Cruiser
Bunny Hutch Triple Chair
Flying Squirrel
Porcupine Pass
Bobcat Shoot
Runner Up
Moose Cut
Bobcat Glades
Hoot Owl Glades
Lookout Mountain
Lookout Mountain Triple Chair
The Wilmington Trail
Hoyt's High
Lookout Below
Rand's Last Stand
Sugar Valley Glades
Little Whiteface
Freeway Lift
Mountain Run Lift
Little Whiteface Lift
Cloudsplitter Gondola
Empire Cut
Lower Northway
Summit Express
Lower Empire
Low Road
Calamity Lane
Lower Parkway
Draper's Drop
Lower Thruway
Tom Cat
1900 Road
Upper Northway
Upper Mackenzie
Lower Mackenzie
Upper Wilderness
Lower Wilderness
Mountain Run
2200 Road
On Ramp
Upper Thruway
Upper Parkway
High Country Glades
10th Mountain Division Glades
Cloudsplitter Glades
Whiteface Summit
Summit Quad Chair
Riva Ridge
The Follies
Paron's Run
John's Bypass
Upper Switchback
Lower Switchback
Crossover Loop
Weber's Way
Victoria Shoot
Cloudspin Cut
Upper Skyward
Lower Skyward
Blazer's Bluff
The Slides
Slide Out
More Difficult
Most Difficult
Expert Only
On Hold
Double Chair
Triple Chair
Quad Chair
Magic Carpet

Whiteface Lift Tickets can be purchased for the next day after 3pm at the Whiteface ticket window or in Lake Placid at the ORDA Store


Lake Placid Olympic Museum: open daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Olympic Center Box Office: open Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Olympic Jumping Complex: open Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Olympic Sports Complex: open daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Center: open daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Whiteface 2017/18 Season Passes are now on sale. Snag the best deals, and enjoy FREE skiing and riding 'til the end of this season on next season's pass.

Ski or Ride Wednesday's with Coca-Cola. Present any Coca-Cola product get a one-day adult lift ticket for $48! Offer valid Wednesdays through closing April 2017. Limit one ticket per coke product. Not valid with any other offers, programs, promotions, discounts, or frequent skier products.

Photo Contest -Online Photo Contest - #WhitefaceMountain skiers and riders we're looking for your best photos of the 2016-2017 Season for our #SkiTheFace and #WFphotocontest ! Entries must be from the 2016-2017 Season, family friendly, and posted by 4/1 with #SkiTheFace and #WFphotocontest in the caption. Winner gets a 4-Pack of Lift Tickets valid anytime during the 2017-2018 Season!

TODAY, at 9:00 am: Olympic History Tour hosted by former Mountain Manager Bruce McCulley. Get an on-the-slopes insider look at what it took to get the trails ready for the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. You will be skiing and riding the Olympic runs, so expert ability is required. Email ski@whiteface.com to register.

TODAY, at 12:00 pm: Apple Butter Open Moguls Competition sponsored by Forrence Orchards. A free and fun competition in the bumps with a jump.  Winners each receive a case of Forrence Orchard NY McIntosh. Register at Guest Services; helmets are required.

TODAY'S Springfest Musical guests: 4 different DJ's Take over Whiteface.

Tomorrow, March 26: Grommet Jam Competition for ages 12 & under. Starts with a coached practice on how to hit jumps & do tricks from 12:00 - 1:00 pm, then competition starts with awards to follow. There will be cookies & hot cocoa for competitors. Register at Guest Services, helmets are required, $10 entry fee.  Prizes from our Ski Shop partners: Maui North, Viking Ski Shop, Lake Placid Ski & Board, & Cunningham's Ski Barn.