Ski New York

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For those who don’t know, you will be amazed to discover that New York state has more ski areas than many of its more famous western cousins.   Between the Catskill and Adirondack mountain ranges there are enough places to ski to keep the most avid winter sports enthusiast happy. 


The resorts may not have the glamour of some of the better known places but they are nevertheless very popular.  Lake Placid is a well known for having been the location of the Winter Olympics. 


Whiteface/Lake Placid, Gore Mountain and Belleayre Mountain are New York’s three state owned and operated resorts.  They are all good family areas with a variety of terrain and plenty of facilities.


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Belleayre Mountain

Belleayre Mountain is located just a few hours from New York City.  The area has snowcat skiing, 39 trails and five glades.  Boarders are welcome and there is one terrain park, one rail park and one half pipe.  There are also plenty of trails for Nordic skiers. 


Gore Mountain

Gore Mountain is located in the southern part of the Adirondack Mountains.  A destination resort, it is great for family ski vacations and open for all types of skiers and boarders.   Albany airport is approx. 90 minutes from Gore Mountain.


Whiteface / Lake Placid

Located nine miles from Lake Placid and two miles from Whiteface Village at Wilmington, this award-winning area is famous for the 1980 Olympic Winter Games.  It remains a premiere winter sports area boasting the longest vertical drop east of the Rockies.  You can even ride the bobsled run on the original Olympic track or learn to ski jump.  There are plenty of amenities in the close by villages of Lake Placid and North Creek.