Mt. Pisgah Ski Area, New York

Snow Paradise

A 329 foot (100.5meters) altitude change doesn’t seem like much, but with all of its' wonderful attributes Mt. Pisgah makes up for it. It has 5 ski runs, snowboarding terrain park and 550 foot, 2 lane tubing hill. Every ski season the area receives 7 feet of snow, the trails are well groomed and kept covered with this wonderful snow.

With skiable land of 15 acres, it's more of a cozy style ski mountain. You could be into big or small mountain skiing or snowboarding, or both, it doesn't matter, this is a region with loads of ski resorts for that. Mt. Pisgah is a small-size ski area having a more petite than average elevation difference when you compare it to other ski mountains in the region. This is a great site for everybody with many green and blue ski trails for beginners. This ski mountain has a low percentage of advanced ski runs and a higher than average of green and blue runs. With 100% snowmaking and fully lighted trails Mt. Pisgah is the only center with night skiing within 45 miles of Saranac Lake.

When the area of Northern New York is covered in great snow; it is amazingly stunning with all forms of skiing, snowshoeing, tubing or snowboarding. Getting your ski muscles activated and a chance to spend some time in the great outdoors will make you happy you came. Mt. Pisgah is enjoyable and operated by kind people. Skiing and snowboarding in this part of New York is loads of fun all winter long. The mountain tops of the Adirondacks give this ski area an infinitely perfect landscape. In an Adirondack winter, this mountain is a complete ski, snowboard and tubing delight.

Mt. Pisgah is located in the village of Saranac Lake, NY. This is an excellent family slope, offering well groomed trails for Beginner and Intermediate skiers in a casual atmosphere. Ski Lessons are available through the Friends of Mt. Pisgah/ Saranac Lake Ski Club. The opportunity for night skiing as well as tubing are features for the entire family.

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Mountain Statistics for Mt. Pisgah Ski Area
Base Elevation: 2,100 ft (640 meters)
Summit Elevation: 2,500 ft (762 m)
Vertical Drop: 400 ft (122 m)
Skiable Area: 15 acres (6 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 60 in (152 cm)
Longest Run: 1,800 ft (549 m)
Snowmaking: 80 %
Number of Lifts: 2
Uphill Lift Capacity: 680 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Handle tow
Number of Trails: 5
Trail Ratings for Mt. Pisgah Ski Area
Easiest: Easiest 0%
More Difficult: More Difficult 80%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 20%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Mt. Pisgah Ski Area
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Half Pipe: Yes
Nearby Snow Tubing: Yes