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Ski Lake Placid, NY (Whiteface Mtn) - February 23-28, 2020

  • 02/23/2020
  • 02/28/2020
  • Lake Placid, NY
  • 31


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • for current SCWDC members
  • for current members of a BRSC ski club
  • Active SCWDC members

Whiteface ski area at Lake Placid

Base Price: $1,060* Site of the 1932 & 1980 Winter Olympics
Trip Leader: 

What if you discovered a ski resort with the greatest vertical of any lift-serviced mountain in the Northeast, with mile after mile of impeccably groomed cruising trails, 98% snowmaking coverage, a 5-star ski and snowboard school and diverse, amenity-rich ski towns surrounding it?

town of Lake Placid, NY

SCWDC will be visiting Whiteface Mountain again this year, staying nearby in the Olympic town of Lake Placid NY.  We’re flying into Burlington Vermont, then will take a picturesque two hour bus ride thru Vermont and upstate New York.


Whiteface offers more of everything: 3,430 feet of vertical, greatest in the East and more than most Western ski resorts!  Whiteface has more inspiring expert terrain, longer, rolling groomers, including the longest single intermediate run in the Northeast, the 2.1-mile long Wilmington Trail.  Whiteface offers 87 trails on 22 miles of skiing or riding.  The trails are 20% beginner, 42% intermediate, and 38% expert.  Mountain details are here.  Whiteface offers more learning, more adventure, more fun, more off-mountain attractions you can't find anywhere else, such as bobsledding down an Olympic track or groomed Nordic skiing or strolling through the lakeside Olympic village.


High Peaks Resort

Overlooking Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, and at the very heart of the shopping, dining, and entertainment district on Main Street, SCWDC will be staying at the High Peaks Resort.  All rooms have a private balcony or patio with lake or mountain views.  There are two indoor pools, two whirlpools, exercise room, nightly happy hour, and live entertainment in the Dancing Bear Lounge.  Your lodging also includes daily breakfast and transportation to Whiteface Mountain.

Number of Skiers: 32
Trip Includes: 

  • Round trip air IAD to Burlington VT.
  • Ground transportation to/from resort and Burlington airport.
  • 5 nights at the High Peaks Resort.  Two people per room.
  • Welcome reception Monday night
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Daily shuttle to Whiteface Mountain

Base Price:  $1,060

Trip options:

5-day lift ticket: add $130

Single Supplement:  add $429 ($1,609) - Trip Leader will advise availability
Ground Only:  deduct $365 ($695) - available after group air minimums are met

Cancellation Fees:

Through December 20, 2019, a $50 cancellation fee is assessed. After December 20, 2019, $50 plus all unrecoverable expenses if a replacement is not found.

Payment Schedule (per person):

Advance Deposit:  $250
Remaining balance: of $810 (plus optional costs) is due on October, may be paid by credit card or check.  
You may also pay in two monthly installments (by check only, not by credit card): 

10/21/2019: $405 (plus optional cost items)
12/20/2019: $405 
(plus optional cost items)

Please mail payment checks to SCWDC, 5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207.  Do NOT mail payment checks to the trip leader.  

If sign-up is after 10/21/2019, full payment is due immediately.

Participants must be current SCWDC members, or members of a BRSC affiliated ski club.  You can sign up as a member online HERE.

Ski Club of Washington DC
5309 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207    MAP
Office Hours: M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM

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