West Mountain Ski Area, New York

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West Mountain Ski Area is located int he foothills of the Adirondack State Park near Glens Falls, N.Y.

At the top, the views of the Hudson River Valley, Lake George and the surrounding mountains are breathtaking. New York skiing at its finest is available at West Mountain with 21 trails and a snow tubing park!

Trails run down through a mixed northern forest of white pine and hardwoods to two base areas.

An excellent Snow Sports School offering snowboarding and downhill skiing lessons for all ages and all levels of ability. Alpine skiing, snowboarding or telemark skiing. There are special kids programs offered as well, and rentals are available.

The rental shop offers the equipment you need to go along with your program.

West Mountain Ski Area is located three miles west of I-87 (The Adirondack Northway) at Exit 18, near Glens Falls, N.Y.

New this year, West Mountain installed a new triple chairlift and will unveil the lift at their Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on December 4th.

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Mountain Statistics for West Mountain Ski Area
Base Elevation: 460 ft (140 meters)
Summit Elevation: 1,470 ft (448 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,010 ft (308 m)
Skiable Area: 130 acres (53 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 80 in (203 cm)
Longest Run: 7,920 ft (2,414 m)
Snowmaking: 85 %
Number of Lifts: 7
Uphill Lift Capacity: 5,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 3 Tubing Tows
1 Rope Tows
1 Magic Carpet
1 Double Chairs
2 Triple Chair
Number of Trails: 31
Trail Ratings for West Mountain Ski Area
Easiest: Easiest 37%
More Difficult: More Difficult 54%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 9%
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 West Mountain Ski Area
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Snow Tubing: Yes