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New Features Improve New York State's Olympic Mountain

I've reviewed Whiteface Mountain before, and you can find those reviews from earlier dates. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernalillo, New Mexico
Great skiing

Whiteface Mtn is a great place for skiing. They groom the slopes and make snow each night. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David L
Wilmington, New York
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Whiteface may have made its name in winter, it has the highest vertical drop in the east, after all but it does summer pretty well too. The warmer months make Whiteface a natural setting for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels and ages, whether you're...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You would think that having the “largest vertical drop in the east” would mean that there would be better facilities and maintenance.... I was truly disappointed in the lack of maintenance and runs. There is no point of advertising “largest vertical drop in the east”...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mountain is just insanely icy. It’s unbelievable how icy it is. It’s very irritating. The heavy winds play a part as to why. But there are winds at plenty of other mountains I’ve snowboarded at and they’re not a icy mess like this place....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank boyofbuckeyes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third year at Whiteface Mountain, which is a resort near Lake Placid but run by New York State, and having many upgrades/improvements since my last review. Things that remain the same - Serious skiers - get there at 7:30 to get a parking spot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've reviewed Whiteface Mountain before, and you can find those reviews from earlier dates. This year's visit to my "home hill" (I grew up in Lake Placid) revealed the full flower of several years of continued investment in improving the skiing experience here. Most relevant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 386tomt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whiteface Mtn is a great place for skiing. They groom the slopes and make snow each night. The staff is friendly and helpful as well. The Bear Den Lodge has a new, very large cafe as well as a very nice bar; it is an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little apprehensive to try skiing at Whiteface since my daughter & I just learned how to ski at the end of last season however it was a great place for beginners. There is an entire area with it’s own chalet and lift...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mammadeluca
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Came to Lake Placid and Whiteface as first time skiers with my wife and 4 year old boy.He was signed into ski school and we were in the"Parallel from the Start" program. Had some issue with the tickets that were bought online however Monica took...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MikeWilliamsBDA
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I was surprised at quality of the road and the relatively easy grade to get up to the summit of Whiteface, actually close to the summit. The last part either requires a 27 story elevator ride after transversing a 424 ft tunnel dug deep into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thechemman
Reviewed 12 October 2018

My son and his wife had their wedding reception here, and they did a great job, The food was good, bartender was great, and room was very nice. The outside area was a big hit. Everything went very smoothly. We could not get pictures up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denise W
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Probably spectacular on a clear day but for them to take our money and let us drive into the mist and see nothing was terrible! I wanted a refund or a rain check!

Date of experience: October 2018
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1 July 2018|
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Response from Mary S | Reviewed this property |
There is a trolley from town during the winter, not in the summer, though.
1 July 2018|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry they wont let me post the link here. Just google whiteface mountain and directions.
1 March 2018|
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Response from NancyMiddletown | Reviewed this property |
A lady was (very annoyingly) talking to her work on her cell the whole time we were at the top. So I assume it was good.