When you stay at The Summit at Gore Mountain, you have easy access to the best New York skiing in the Upstate NY area.
Just around the corner from your Adirondack vacation rental is Gore Mountain, one of the most popular New York skiing destinations in the state. When you go Gore Mountain skiing, you can experience 90 trails, 12 lifts and over 150+ inches of natural snow per year. Enhanced snowmaking capabilities supplements the natural snow fall allowing the ski season to begin in mid-November and often last well into April! Gore Mountain offers skiers and snowboarders a variety of downhill trails for all skill levels, as well as offering other Adirondack attractions including several cross country, snowshoe and backcountry trails. Ski lessons for all ages are available and several special events are offered throughout the winter season.
A short drive south is another Adirondack attraction: West Mountain, located in Glens Falls, New York - is popular for its beginner and intermediate slopes, tubing, nighttime skiing, and children and group lessons. West Mountain offers 21 snowboarding and downhill New York skiing trails on the Adirondack Mountains with great snowmaking and grooming capabilities.
Hickory Ski Center
Hickory Ski Center will be re-opening its doors for the 2009/2010 season after being closed since 2005! An even shorter drive south is the small, but friendly, Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg, New York. This unique ski and sport center is especially suited for families, yet offers the 6th highest vertical drop in New York State. Hickory operates with 2 Pomalifts, a T-bar and a Rope Tow, all on 1200’ of vertical drop. Seventeen trails for all classes of skiers can be found here.
Whiteface Mountain: New York Skiing
An easy drive north of North Creek and Gore Mountain, is Whiteface Mountain located in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks near Lake Placid, New York - home of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Whiteface Mountain boasts the largest vertical drop in the East at 3,430 feet. There are 80 trails, 11 lifts, an average 230" of snowfall, 282 skiable acres and 37% of expert terrain, 43% of intermediate and 20% of beginners, making this a popular New York skiing destination for advanced and expert skiers. Whiteface Mountain offers the usual range of amenities found at larger ski resorts including lessons, lodge dining and childcare. During the spring, summer and fall, Whiteface Mountain offers breathtaking scenic Gondola rides, making it a great year-round Adirondack attraction.
While skiing at Gore Mountain is likely to be your favorite and most frequented destination while staying in the Adirondack vacation rentals at The Summit, if time allows - consider a trip to visit these other popular New York skiing destinations! See you on the slopes! After skiing, don't forget to enjoy the majestic views from your Gore Mountain lodging town home...