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FULL - President's Day Weekend Ski/Ride @ Whiteface Lake Placid (Olympics Site)

Purchase Ticket Here:

Update 2/7: This event has sold out.

Updated 2/2: If you are a driver, you can opt for carpool. Passengers will each chip in $50 + $10 for carrying equipment to you.

World-class Skiing in the Adirondacks

When you get to the top of Whiteface Mountain, you'll be at the top of Northeast skiing. No ski mountain in the east reaches higher than ours. Around you, dozens of Adirondack peaks jut into the horizon. The fresh air filling your lungs has just blown over a protected park larger than Yellowstone and Yosemite, combined. And below you lie trails that have led Olympic athletes to glory. American Phil Mahre won silver here in the 1980 Winter Olympics. Andrew Weibrecht, a Lake Placid local who grew up skiing at Whiteface, competed in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and brought home the bronze medal in the Super G. It's your turn.

Activities for All Seasons

Whiteface opened in 1958 and has earned its place in the annals of big-mountain skiing. It has the greatest vertical drop in the east, which means if pointing the boards downhill is your thing, you'll have plenty of opportunities. We regularly stage major national and international skiing events, yet welcome first-time skiers and riders every day. We have 87 trails (a third of which are rated for expert skiers), 11 lifts including a gondola, terrain parks, adrenaline-pumping glades skiing, and six Whiteface restaurants. Whiteface is the Olympic Mountain, which means not only can you carve the same turns as the world's best racers, you can visit the other Olympic facilities, like the Olympic Ski Jumping Complex and the Olympic Sports Complex, just down the road in Lake Placid.  This is a place that has brought the best out of world-class athletes, outdoor enthusiasts, all-mountain skiers and riders and beginners for years. It's your turn.

Check out their Live Web Cam

Video: The Whiteface Lake Placid Experience

BEST WESTERN Mountain Lake Inn This comfortable Lake hotel ensures that guests are only a few steps or a short drive away from dozens of must-see sites as well as outdoor recreational action. 

This Lake hotels boast one of the best locations in New York. The views of the Adirondack Mountains are unbeatable and geo-caching is a serious sport here. Why not take advantage of a comfortable Lake hotel that combines luxurious amenities with a very affordable price? Click here for more info.

Features & Amenities

Breakfast Available - Charges May Apply
Restaurant Onsite
High Speed Internet & more

Date/Time: February 14th Friday depart 4 PM at Flushing (Be there at 3:45 PM) & 5:15 at midtown West NYC (Be there at 5 PM). Depart from Whiteface at 4:30 PM February 17th Monday & get back to Flushing around 9:30 PM & NYC 10:00 PM

Depart 4:00 PM: [masked]th St Flushing, NY 11354 (Map) (Outside the big parking lot)

Depart 5:15 PM: Corner of 43rd St & 9th Ave New York, NY 10036 (Map)

Trip Includes: 3 days 3 nights peak season holiday weekend ski/snowboard trip; 3 nights accommodation at Best Western Mountain Lake Inn. 3 days all mountain lift tickets at Whiteface. Round trip bus transportation from NYC, and bus transportation between hotel & ski resort daily. The price is based on double occupancy (2 persons in a two queen bed room). Deduct $100 if you choose quad occupancy. Add $250 for single occupancy room. Deduct $50 if you just need 2 day lift tickets & you may choose to do some other Olympics events on the 3rd day. Meals are not included, but can be ordered in the hotel or at a outside restaurant. $85 bus fee is due on the departure date on the bus.

Transportation: Luxury bus transportation included; WiFi available on the bus.

Cost (The price is really good since this is in peak season holiday weekend):

*** NOTE: Individual Queen Bed in Double Occupancy ***

SEB will be available for ONLY TWO DAYS and expires on 2/1 Saturday. Sorry since we start this event late, we only have few days to confirm so please book as early as possible.  $85 Bus fee is due separately on the departure date.

SEB - Quad + 2 Lifts $259 (Must book before 2/1 Saturday)

SEB - Quad + 3 Lifts $309 (Must book before 2/1 Saturday)

SEB - Double + 2 Lift $359 (Must book before 2/1 Saturday)

SEB - Double + 3 Lift $409 (Must book before 2/1 Saturday)


EB - Quad + 2 Lifts $279 (Must book before 2/5 Wednesday)

EB - Quad + 3 Lifts $329 (Must book before 2/5 Wednesday)

EB - Double + 2 Lift $379 (Must book before 2/5 Wednesday)

EB - Double + 3 Lift $429 (Must book before 2/5 Wednesday)


R - Quad + 2 Lifts $299 (After 2/4, but the event may be closed)

R - Quad + 3 Lifts $349 (After 2/4, but the event may be closed)

R - Double + 2 Lift $399 (After 2/4, but the event may be closed)

R - Double + 3 Lift $449 (After 2/4, but the event may be closed)

Super Early Birds (SEB): Pay SEB price from 1/29 to 1/31

Early Birds (EB): Cost $20 more than EB; Pay Early Bird price from 2/1 to 2/4

Regular (R): Cost $20 more than EB; Pay Regular price after 2/4. Also, we may be required to release the spots after 2/4 & close the event then.

*** NOTE: Individual Queen Bed in Double Occupancy ***

Additional Cost: 2 day Rental (skis or snowboard) is group rate $75 prepay; at door price for Rental will be $80. 3 day Rental is $110 prepay & $120 at door. $70 more to upgrade for one day Learn To Ski or Ride, and advanced booking is required. Learn To Ski or Ride includes lift ticket, rental & lesson. At door cost will be $80 and spots are not guaranteed. 2 hours lesson is $40.

Max: 56

Your spot is NOT confirmed until your payment is received.

Purchase Ticket Here: You can Chase Quickpay me at [masked] to avoid transaction fee. When using Quickpay, please indicate which trip, ticket type and boarding location. You can use Chase Quickpay even if you don't have Chase checking account. (How to Use Chase Quickpay?)

Refund Policy:

* Full refund minus $20 processing fee if cancelled by 2/3/2014;

* 50% refund if cancelled by 2/10/2014;

* After 2/10/2014, no refund for cancellation or no show; however, spots can be transferred to your friends with $20 processing fee.

By RSVP'ing "Yes", you and your guest(s) are accepting the terms to the Waiver & Release of Liability set forth by NY Ski & Snowboard Club.

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  • Jack W

    Video Posted
    2013 President's Day Weekend SkiRide at Whiteface Lake Placid

    March 19, 2014

  • Jack W

    All spots have been taken. For those booked the trip, looking forward to a wonderful weekend. For those missed it, you can still join us Mt Snow trip in early March.

    February 12, 2014

  • Jack W

    One LAST spot opened for for Man for the trip - R - Double + 3 Lift $449 (Male ONLY). Also one carpool spot left. You can purchase ticket here:

    February 11, 2014

  • Jack W

    One spot for lady has been opened as well: R - Double + 3 Lift $449 (Female ONLY)

    February 11, 2014

  • Jack W

    All, we have enough drivers. I will arrange the transport. Also this event has SOLD OUT. Thank you all those book the trip. Looking forward. Should be fun!

    February 7, 2014

  • Jack W

    Friendly reminder: TODAY is the LAST DAY to get Super Early Birds.
    If you are a driver, you can opt for carpool. Passengers will each chip in $50 + $10 for carrying equipment to you.

    February 2, 2014

  • Jack W

    SEB will be available for ONLY TWO DAYS and expires on 2/1 Saturday
    SEB - Quad + 2 Lifts $259 (Book before 2/1 Saturday)
    SEB - Double + 2 Lift $359 (Book before 2/1 Saturday)
    SEB - Quad + 3 Lifts $309 (Book before 2/1 Saturday)
    SEB - Double + 3 Lift $409 (Book before 2/1 Saturday)

    January 31, 2014

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