Swain Resort, New YorkTerrain for Skiers and Snowboarders of All Abilities
Swain Resort is located 55 miles south of Rochester, N.Y., off of Route 390 south.
Swain is a family ski area with wide open trails and a 650-foot vertical drop. The area has terrain for all level skiers and snowboarders. Shredders will enjoy a wide trail network, quad lift system and uncrowded slopes.
Lessons for adults skiers and snowboarders are available on a daily basis through Swain's Ski School.
The area boasts one of the largest base lodges in western New York, which includes a restaurant, ski check, basket check, two bars and a large cafeteria.
To get to Swain from Rochester, take I-390 south to Dansville Exit 4. Take Route 36 south and then go right onto Route 70.
From Elmira and Corning, take Southern Tier Expressway (Rt. 17) west to Hornell/Arkport Exit 34N. Take Route 36 north and then go left on Route 70.
|Mountain Statistics for Swain Resort|
|Base Elevation:||1,320 ft||(402 meters)|
|Summit Elevation:||1,970 ft||(600 m)|
|Vertical Drop:||650 ft||(198 m)|
|Skiable Area:||120 acres||(49 hectares)|
|Annual Snowfall:||110 in||(279 cm)|
|Longest Run:||5,280 ft||(1,609 m)|
|Number of Lifts:||5|
|Uphill Lift Capacity:||8,400 per hour|
|Types of Lifts:||1 Magic Carpet
1 Double Chair
3 Quad Chairs
|Number of Trails:||33|
|Trail Ratings for Swain Resort|
|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 Swain Resort|
|Nearby Snow Tubing:||Yes|