Nestled among the woodlands of Lake Placid and in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, The Whiteface Lodge is the ideal winter getaway for both avid and first-time skiers, alike. After spending some quality time with your friends and family for the holidays, you’ll love taking some time for yourself at The Whiteface Lodge. Just you and the slopes amongst the breathtaking scenery of the Adirondack Mountains surrounding the lodge and Lake Placid.
What to Bring?
The Whiteface, also known as the Olympic Mountain, features the highest vertical drop in the northeast, and it’s not far from The Whiteface Lodge. Get ready to take on the Adirondack Mountains, with a complete head to toe equipment. First, you’ll need base layers, followed by ski pants and a jacket, then downhill skis, or snowboards, and poles. If you don’t own skies and don’t plan on using them after your trip hear you can rent them by the day, or lease them by year. You ’ll find bundle deals for both juniors and adults equipment. The same goes for Nordic Skiing. Competitors on the international and Olympic scale come to train in the Adirondack Mountains. Nordic Ski resorts in Lake Placid offer cross-country playgrounds and winter entertainment, creating a destination for visitors and residents to meet, play, and exercise.
The Adirondack Mountains
The Adirondack Mountains consist of a 160-mile-wide dome of peaks, creating a one-of-a-kind alpine atmosphere for all types of skiers. Whiteface Mountain’s 3,430 feet high summit, challenges thrill seekers to steepest drop east of the Rockies. Keep your eyes peeled, as you may be skiing with an Olympian! You’ll have a chance to explore all of the winter wonderlands the Adirondacks have to offer when you book your winter trip at The Whiteface Lodge for an unforgettable time out on the slopes.