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Skiboarding in Whiteface Mountain Ski Center, Wilmington, New York USA
The mountain’s east slope is home to the most well-known ski area, which hosted the alpine skiing competition of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Thanks to its excellent conditions, Whiteface is consistently ranked as one of the top ski resorts in the Northeast. The resort hosts many vital alpine skiing events, such as the U.S. Alpine Championships.
Whiteface Mountain Ski Center is located in the town of Wilmington, approximately 13 mi (21 km) far from Lake Placid. During winter months, the spot is filled with all ski enthusiasts. The spot provides the appropriate conditions for skiboarding.
The resort offers a vertical drop of 3430 ft (1045 m), a top elevation of 4650 ft (1417 m) and a base elevation of 1220 ft (372 m). It has a total of 22 mi (35 km) of ski terrain. There are 86 trails, tailored to cover all levels of ability. Beginners can exercise their activity in 20% of trails, advanced skiers in 20% and experts can enjoy 43% of trails. The longest run is 2.1 mi/1.93 km and the annual snowfall reaches at 200 in/508 cm. All trails are formed by 98% of snowmaking. Furthermore, you also find 30 rails and boxes and a dozen jumps ranging from 10 – 55 ft/3 – 16 m.
On spot, you also find 1 Gondola/Tram, 1 High Speed Quad Chair, 1 Quad Chair, 2 Triple Chairs, 5 Double Chairs and 1 Surface Lift with 10385/skiers per hour lift capacity. Triple Barrel Up Rail, C Box, Battle Ship, Wall Ride, Down Flat Down Box, Water Tank, Fruit by the Foot, Squiggly Rail, Rainbow Rail & Box, Cannon Jib and a Frame are some of the highlighted features that you will come across.