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Event Details

Organizer David
RSVP Yes (25) / No (10)
Cost $345.0 USD per person
Where LAKE PLACID
49 PARKSIDE DREVE
LAKE PLACID , NY

Overview

Enjoy New York's Adirondacks with two full days of cross country skiing, snow shoeing, snowboarding and downhill skiing, and a fun evening exploring this authentic mountain town.

Your RSVP here is NOT a reservation on this trip!

For more details and to register for the trip, go to our website: www.skiclubofnewyork.org .

Downhill Skiers and Snowboarders LOVE Whiteface Mountain (site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Downhill events), which boasts the greatest vertical drop in the east (3,430 ft). Whiteface is perfect for the seasoned skier yet provides great fun for the beginner, too. If you're looking for cruisers that leave your thighs screaming for mercy, head for the summit. Paron's Run winds through trees and then spills into Excelsior for a three-mile run. If you haven't stopped to admire the views, your quads are certain to let you know how they feel. Whiteface Mountain has long been home to some of the best alpine boarding in the East. Freestylers have been catching major air in the terrain parks for years and the half-pipe is lift served. That means you can pull as many 540's as you want and then ride back up in cushioned comfort to do it again. Whiteface offers a great ride for any boarder willing to try, and it just keeps getting better.

Cross-country skiers and Snowshoers can tour the Olympic trails of Mount Van Hoevenberg and the classic trails of Cascade Touring Center. The Mt. Van Hoevenberg trail system contains about 20 miles of looped trails built to international cross-country ski trail standards, and designed for both recreational skiing and formal races. Mt. Van Hoevenbgerg was the site for the 1980 Olympic cross country and biathlon Nordic skiing events and is one of the outstanding Nordic skiing facilities in the east. The Cascade ski area offers a more intimate trail system and connects with the Mt. Van Hoevenberg trail system. The Cascade lodge is relaxing, serves a really nice lunch, and has a complete ski shop.

We stay at the Swiss Acres Lodge. The rooms and the relaxing lobby give us a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Bring a bathing suit because there is a hot tub and sauna outside, on the back porch. In the dining room we will savor hardy meals sure to keep us fueled. And if you don't feel like going out, you can enjoy the hotel's bar, game room and big screen TV.

On Saturday night we'll enjoy the village of Lake Placid, only a short ride away. It isn't like some resorts - an outdoor mall; Lake Placid is a real mountain town, with a real mountain, and was named number one in North America for off-hill activities by Ski Magazine for several years. We like to visit the Olympic Facilities, the shops and pubs along Main Street, and especially the rollercoaster-like fun of the Toboggan Run onto Mirror Lake.

This trip is our best value - As much fun as you can pack into a weekend at such a great price!

Your RSVP here is NOT a reservation on this trip!

You must register from our website
( www.skiclubofnewyork.org ) where details and Club policies can be found, and a Reservation Form must be printed, completed and sent to us with your $100 deposit.


Trip cost: $345 per person includes bus transportation from NYC, two nights lodging (double occupancy - we will pair you with a roommate if you are on your own), 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner at the hotel. Lift/trail passes are NOT included.

Register here You will be notified if you are on the trip after your reservation is processed. A deposit of $100 reserves your spot and the balance is due at Check -in.

Check-in (on the Upper Westside in Manhattan) on Friday, 3/5, is from 5:30 to 6pm to allow collection of final payment and loading the bus. We usually return to the Upper Westside around 11pm on Sunday, 3/7.

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