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Downhill Skiing in the Adirondacks

Adirondacks | Just Outside NY | Catskills

The Adirondack Mountains are alive in the winter! Discover world-class facilities, family-owned and operated mountain resorts, and mountain resorts offering amenities for the entire family. Enjoy fantastic conditions and a close proximity to Albany. Depending on which mountain you choose, the drive is 45 mintues to 2.5 hours from Albany.

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Adirondack Ski Resorts

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West Mountain
Queensbury, NY
Located off I-87, between Lake George and Saratoga Springs. West Mountain offers learn-to-lessons, alpine racing, night skiing and snow tubing in the winter and tree top aerial adventures and mountain biking from spring into fall.
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McCauley Mountain Ski Area
Old Forge, NY
McCauley Mt. is BIG skiing in a small package. Challenge enough to spawn two Olympic skiers, yet friendly enough to be "New York's Best Family Mountain." Featuring easier trails from the summit, as well as steep bumps to feed skiers and snowboarders.
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Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
Whiteface Mountain
Wilmington, NY
Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington is the Lake Placid Region's premier site for downhill skiing and snowboarding. Whiteface has the greatest vertical of any lift-serviced mountain in the Northeast, and it offers multiple groomed trails.
Royal Mountain Ski Area
Caroga Lake, NY
Check out Royal Mountain Ski Area in Caroga Lake, just over an hour away from Albany, for skiing and more winter fun.

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