Question: Can you climb Whiteface Mountain?

Can kids climb Whiteface Mountain?

I think the hike is pretty dangerous for young children. If you have a curious young child that wants to look over the edge I suggest you wait for the elevator. On the trip down you will need to downshift, if you don’t you will smell your brakes burning up.

How much does it cost to drive Whiteface Mountain?


Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway Rates Add Cost
Vehicle & Driver $20
Add 1 Passenger + $20
Each 3-8 Passengers + $10
Motorcycle + Driver $20

Why is Whiteface Mountain called Whiteface?

Whiteface Mountain

The name for this High Peak came around possibly due to its look on a couple different sides and the steep slopes for which hold massive amounts of snow, giving it a “white face.” This peak was also called “white head” by some Native Americans and tribes of the Adirondacks.

Is Whiteface Mountain still open?

The official opening and closing dates for Whiteface, New York for current and past seasons.

Opening and Closing Dates. WhitefaceClosed.

Season Opening Closing
20/21 Dec 05 2020 Apr 10 2021
19/20 Nov 15 2019 Mar 15 2020 *
18/19 Nov 17 2018 Apr 14 2019

Is Whiteface Mountain good for beginners?

The lower part of the ski area is perfect for beginners. Next to the Base Lodge and the Kids Kampus, there are a lot of beginner’s trails. There are also slow skiing zones and even very easy gladed runs.

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How hard are the slides at Whiteface?

Slide 1 can be the easiest or hardest route down depending on snow levels and conditions. Slide 1 skis like an open western bowl. During a marginal year the ice flow section can be very difficult or unskiable. The top is similar to an ungroomed Skyward; relatively steep and wide.

Can you bring dogs to Whiteface Mountain?

Don’t worry, you can take your pet there too. The Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway is open for the summer season daily from 8:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Make sure to stop at the viewing points along the way to take in the views. It will be a trip you both remember for years to come.