Whiteface Lake Placid, the Olympic Mountain, offers the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies and trails for everyone in your family. The views of the surrounding Adirondack peaks are stunning. Visit the Olympic Center and learn about the history of Lake Placid and participate in the many winter activities.

Mountain Stats & Facts

Summit Elevation: 4,867 feet
Base Elevation: 1,220 feet
Vertical Drop: 3,430 feet
Skiable Acres: 283
Trails: 86
Terrain: Beginner 20%, Intermediate 43%, Expert/Advanced 37%
Terrain Parks

Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Ski & snowboard lessons are available for all ages and abilities. A nursery is available for non-skiing children.

More Whiteface Activities

  • Olympic Center & Museum
  • Ice Skating
  • Bobsled & Skeleton Experience
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Snowtubing

View the Whiteface Lake Placid website