Make your way to Whiteface Lake Placid during your New York vacation to experience some of the best skiing in the state with tickets from ShowTickets.com. Whiteface is home to the greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies, 86 trails stretching over 22 miles and encompassing three peaks. Whiteface opened back in 1958 and is dedicated to the 10th Mountain Division. It was the skiing venue of the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. The area is serviced by 10 lifts including one gondola, one high-speed quad, one fixed-grip quad, one triple, five doubles, and one Magic Carpet. There are 225 skiable acres. The average snowfall is around 168 inches per year. The resort is the new headquarters for the New York Ski Educational Foundation.
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Skiing venue from the 1980 Winter Olympics
While some think New York is all about big city life, you’ll find that some of the best natural skiing can be found right here. Lake Placid is a gorgeous location that’s held the Winter Olympics and this resort boasts a huge vertical drop, over 22 miles of runs on 86 different trails. It’s a skiers delight, and one you can do with ski tickets at great discount prices from ShowTickets.com.