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Whiteface Mountain Summit Weather Observatory

The Whiteface Mountain Summit Weather Observatory, part of the State of New York Atmospheric Sciences Research Center University at Albany has the current summit weather.  Today: 1/24/13 it is a chilly -20F with a wind speed of 36 MPH! © Diane Chase is the author of the Adirondack Family Activities™ guidebook series, Adirondack Family Time™, which is available online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the third guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities™.

2012 Whiteface Super Sunday Ski Passes

Each year Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort, located in Wilmington (outside of Lake Placid) in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains offers five Sundays featuring low-cost lift tickets! There are also food and drink specials at the Cloudspin Lounge, slope-side games, raffles, contests and more! We are all looking for a bargain and these tickets are  $40 Adult | $35 Teen | $30 Junior

Whiteface Mountain and Gore Season Passes: Deadline June 21

It is challenging to think about snow when the mercury hits 90 but if you love a discount and plan on buying a season pass to either Whiteface or Gore than now is the time to do it.  ( BTW, I have nothing to do with Whiteface or Gore but hate to pay full price for anything.)  Whiteface Mountain and Gore Season Passes: Deadline  June 21 Adult Non-Holiday Whiteface / Gore $565 Adult Full Season Whiteface / Gore $720 There are additional benefits for Season Pass Holder Benefits: 1 Complimentary Summer Cloudsplitter Gondola Ride 1 $5 Off Adult Admission to Oktoberfest 2 Tickets to a Saturday Night Ice Show this Summer 2 42% Off Any Food, Beverage or Merchandise Purchase 1 50% Off a Quick Tune Available Non-Holidays 2 Bring a Friend and Save $10 Off One Day Lift Ticket Anytime 2 Bring a Friend and Save $25 Off One Day Lift Mid-Week, Non-Holiday Lift Ticket

Adirondack Family Activities: Spring skiing at Whiteface and Gore

By Diane Chase This weekend   Whiteface Mountain   will celebrate its last  The annual pond skimming contest will take place at the base of Whiteface on April 9th  with no entry fee required. Skiers and snowboards will try to gain as much speed as possible to "skim" across a man made pond to win prizes for longest distance, biggest and best splash and best costume. Pond skimming at Whiteface is not just for ticket holders. Spectators can access the event for free. For those in need of accessibility, the event will have a limited view from the sun deck. Pond skimming can be viewed from the gondola but tickets are required. 

Buy a 2011/2012 Whiteface Ski Pass and ski free the rest of this season

Season passes go on sale March 13th. Buy early and ski the rest of this season for free. Purchase passes at Whiteface mountain  in Wilmington New York or online starting March 13th. BTW, don't forget March 13th is also Super Sunday where adult lift tickets are only $35.00.