Thanks to recent gifts from Mother Nature and the hard work of an amazing snowmaking crew, Whiteface Mountain is opening a week early this year!
A highlight of many family winter vacations, the Toboggan Chute in Lake Placid has been in operation since the 1960s. A 30-foot tall converted ski jump trestle sends toboggans down ice-covered chutes onto frozen Mirror Lake.
December 9, 2018 If you're a skier and you've ever had the urge to dress up like Santa, now's your chance to join the crowd at Whiteface Mountain on Sunday, December 9th, when Santa skis all day for FREE! Those dressed as Mrs. Claus get the nod, as well. Participate in a group photo [...]
November 17, 2018 Mt. Van Hoevenberg Cross Country Ski Center is set to open for the 2018/19 Season on Saturday, November 17. Thanks in part to recent efforts by Mother Nature, and to the truly genius benefits of the TechnoAlpin Snowfactory, the ski center's earliest-ever planned opening comes after members of the US Para-Nordic ski [...]
September 21-22, 2018 Reebok Ragnar Adirondacks is an adventure through upstate New York’s picturesque Adirondack Mountain range during peak fall foliage season. The 200-ish mile journey kicks off in Saratoga Springs where runners are immediately immersed by the beauty of upstate New York. From there, teams run two days and one star-filled night past [...]
September 22-23, 2018 This October, Whiteface Mountain hosts the 27th annual Oktoberfest, one of its most popular events where visitors and locals can dust off their lederhosen, fire up the oompah band and enjoy a tall mug of German beer. Don't miss the weekend-long, Bavarian-style celebration with authentic music, dancing, food and beer—rated one [...]
This weekend, Athletes will be challenged on a course that's identical to the full-distance IRONMAN, but each discipline will be a single loop of the course. The race begins with a one-loop swim in clear Mirror Lake, complete with the famous sight line at the bottom of the lake as a guide. Transitioning in [...]
Visit the Lake Placid Public Library Facebook Page. Looking for a quiet corner to read a favorite book? Or maybe you'd just like to sit and enjoy a spectacular view of Mirror Lake from the comfort of a rocker on the Library's back reading porch? The Lake Placid Public Library is an oasis [...]
Located in downtown Lake Placid just across the street from the Lake Placid Club Lodges property, the very popular Lake Placid Public Beach is picturesque and lots of fun. Situated on the south end of Mirror Lake, there is a large swimming area with multiple diving platforms, a pier from which to launch canoes [...]
IRONMAN Lake Placid is the longest-running American event aside from the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Located in the beautiful Adirondack mountains, it's an accessible event every athlete should put on their bucket list. This year's IRONMAN Lake Placid offers 40 qualifying slots for the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The [...]