SKIING, SNOWSHOEING, CLIMBING: THE WHITEFACE REGION AND YOU!
Get close to all the action! The Adirondack Whiteface Region offers miles of trails where you can cross-country ski and snowshoe, hike to scenic mountain ponds, and of course, ski or ride down Whiteface. There are plenty of family attractions so be sure to bring the whole clan. The towns of Wilmington and Jay, located in the heart of the Adirondacks, are home to Whiteface Mountain a year-round attraction for hikers, mountain bikers, and skiers alike. After a day exploring the Adirondacks, relax at one of the region's lounges, unwind in front of the fireplace, and recount the day's activities.
HIT THE SLOPES: SKIING OR RIDING ADVENTURE
SKIING IN THE ADIRONDACKS
Whiteface Mountain is open for the season! Located in the heart of the Adirondacks, Whiteface has the best skiing and snowboarding trails in the eastern U.S. There are 300 acres you can ski on with two terrain parks, a half pipe and a beginner’s park for the first-timer. Your lift ticket gives you access to three different mountains - Whiteface Mountain, Little Whiteface, and Lookout Mountain. Also, there is a park dedicated just to kids! There are tons of fun features, check it out!
SKI ALONG: CROSS-COUNTRY SKI AND SNOWSHOE
The Whiteface Region of the Adirondacks has an abundant amount of terrain for you to cross-country ski and snowshoe. Cross-country skiing is an entire body workout and if you are a runner, cyclist, or triathlete, this is a way to stay active while the snow is around!
Snowshoeing is a great family-fun activity. Strap on your snowshoes and dress warmly and you are ready to go. There are tons of trails you can snowshoe on.
PACK IT UP: GETTING READY FOR WINTER HIKING
TRAIL HIKING, PEAK CLIMBING, FAMILY ADVENTURING
We hike, climb, and trek year-round in this region, but there's definitely something special to be said about our awesome winter season! Whether you're looking to add a wintery 46er to your resume, or hoping for a quick afternoon hike with a great view, the Whiteface Region has the trail for you. Choose Whiteface Mountain, the 5th largest peak in New York State, for a challenge with amazing views - check out of some of our awesome winter hiking blogs to help you prep your gear. Whatever you choose, don't forget your camera - the Adirondack scenery is worth capturing.
DREAM OF SPRING CASTING: FLY FISHING HOT SPOTS
The Whiteface Region of the Adirondacks is rich with fishing rivers, ponds and brooks throughout Wilmington and Jay.
Are you Two-Fly? The Ausable Two Fly Challenge is a two-day fly fishing challenge in the rich Ausable river, complete with reception and dinners throughout. Plan now for next spring's event!