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Experience New York's Premier Adirondack Destination

Cross Country Season Passes
Skiing out to Josie's Cabin in a winter wonderland...yes please! Believe it or not the first XC Season Pass Deadline is almost here. Get your pass online or at Mt. Van Hoevenberg by Friday, August 17 to save!
The Best Winter Job You'll Ever Have!
Applying to Whiteface is easy. Take our quick survey, and we'll be in touch with more info on this season's job opportunities. Chat with us at the mountain or at one of our job fairs this fall!
Summer Bobsled Experience
Hold on for the ride of your life as you rocket down more than a half mile of winding track at the Olympic Sports Complex! Save 20% with your Olympic Sites Passport!
Extreme Tubing at the Jumping Complex
Where else but Lake Placid would anyone dream up a thrill ride like this? Only at the Olympic Jumping Complex can you find summer tubing with speeds approaching 50 mph! Available through August 19. 

Share in the experiences that highlight the triumphs and traditions, athletes and activities, and Olympic heritage that sets Whiteface Lake Placid apart!

Cloudsplitter Gondola
July 21, 2018

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. At the top, an observation deck and picnic area await, as well as some of the best views of Lake Placid and the Adirondack High Peaks.

Season Schedule: Daily June 29 - September 3 (then Friday - Sunday through October 8)
Time: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Bug repellent is suggested.

Open: Daily   | Gondola: Open
Temp: 79° F  |  Winds: 5-10 mph  |  Visibility:   70 miles


*Please Note: The Cloudsplitter Gondola will not be available on the following dates: Sunday, July 22, and Sunday, September 9.  For reservations please call 518.946.2223 x300 or visit,

Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway
July 21, 2018

Journey up this historic eight-mile highway to the top of the only Adirondack High Peak accessible by car (or bike!).

Season Schedule: Daily June 1 - October 8
Time: 8:45 am - 5:30 pm (4:45 pm for cyclists)

Temp: 63° F | Winds: 0-5 MPH | Visibility: 40 Miles


Open: Daily    |    Elevator: Closed    |    Nature Trail: Open


*Please note: The Memorial Highway elevator is currently undergoing a full renovation and will be out of service for the 2018 Summer/Fall season. The Summit is not wheelchair accessible when the elevator is out of service.

Public Ice Skating Sessions this Week
July 17, 2018

Week of July 16-22  |  Tuesday & Friday from 7:00 - 9:00 pm—Cool off from the summer heat and join us for one of our public skating sessions this week in the USA Rink of the historic Lake Placid Olympic Center.

$8 for Adults, $6 for Juniors & Seniors, and FREE for ages 6 & under. Bring your own skates or rent from us! Tickets available in person at the Olympic Center Box Office.