IBSF World Cup Bobsled/Skeleton Returns to Lake Placid Feb. 15-16
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- The 2018-'19 IBSF World Cup Bobsled and Skeleton season is beginning to wind down. Just two races remain on the schedule ahead of the 2019 World Championships, in Whistler, British Columbia.
After months of traveling Europe, the series returns to North American soil when Lake Placid, N.Y., plays host to the tour's seventh stop, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15-16. More than 200... Continue Reading
January 21, 2019
2019 U.S. Aerials National Championships Jan. 26 in Lake Placid
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Lake Placid plays host to 65 (30 women & 35 men) of the nation's best aerial freestyle skiers when they compete for the 2019 national title, Saturday, Jan. 26.The Olympic Jumping Complex is one of aerial skiing's most iconic venues and has hosted freestyle World Cup events every year since 1985. Last year's champions were Harrison Smith (Pittsford, N.Y.) and Morgan... Continue Reading
January 14, 2019
U.S. Long Track Junior Championships Coming up to Lake Placid Friday-Sunday
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --- The best long track junior skaters in the country will compete in the American Cup Speed Skating series and U.S. Long Track Junior Championships on the historic Olympic speed skating oval in Lake Placid, N.Y., Friday through Sunday, Jan. 18-20. At stake is a spot on the U.S. Long Track Junior World team that will compete at the ISU Long Track Junior World Championships in... Continue Reading
January 2, 2019
Give Back Sundays at Whiteface & Belleayre
Take your Family Skiing at Gore
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Spread the holiday cheer and save on the price of a single-day lift ticket when you ski or ride Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, or Belleayre Ski Resort, in Highmount, this Sunday, Jan. 6.
Whiteface has partnered with the Ecumenical Charity Program's Lake Placid Food Pantry to re-stock their shelves after the holiday season. Donate a grocery... Continue Reading
December 18, 2018
Snowmaking Begins at the Summit of Whiteface
WILMINGTON, N.Y. (December 18, 2018) --- Snowguns are at the summit of Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y. Crews are blasting snow on both Riva Ridge and Parons Run. The two trails are expected to open for skiing and snowboarding this weekend.
Saturday and Sundays, take early morning "First Tracks" runs before the lifts open. Limited to 14 skiers and riders of intermediate and above skill... Continue Reading