Skiing Packages


Skier cruises down Whiteface Mountain

Alpine Skiing at Whiteface Mountain

On the site of the 1980 Winter Olympic alpine skiing events. Skiers and riders can tackle the greatest vertical drop in the East.

Two women skiing

Cross-country Skiing

Lake Placid boasts three groomed cross county ski centers in addition to miles of backcountry trails that are open to the cross-country explorer.  Skate or classic ski at Mt. Van Hoevenberg, take a classic tour at Cascade Ski Center, or ski near the shores of Lake Placid at our sister property the Whiteface Club and Resort.

Snowboarder at Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain Ticket Sales

Whiteface Mountain will once again be limiting the number of ticket sales to encourage a better ski experience.  It is recommended that you book your tickets as far in advance as you feel comfortable.  To book tickets visit the Whiteface Mountain Online Ticket portal.

Skis in the Mirror Lake Inn Ski Shop

Mirror Lake Inn Ski Shop

Skip the lines and get your rental needs taken care of right at the Mirror Lake Inn Ski Shop.  Rent entire packages, demo something new and exciting, or get your gear tuned up by one of ski technicians.

A ski Jumping platform from below

Olympic Ski Jumping Complex

The renovated jumping complex, with 90-meter and 120-meter ski jumps, was used for the 1980 Winter Olympic competitions. You will also get a ski jumper’s perspective on the daunting athletic task before them.

Athlete holding medals

Personal Training with Olympic Gold Medalist Andrea Henkel Burke

Train with Andrea Henkel Burke, a former biathlete who has won two Olympic Gold Medals, one Silver and one Bronze.

View of Olympic Village at dusk

The Olympic Village

The beautiful Lake Placid downtown area has a rich history as the “shopping destination” of the Adirondack Region.

Blog Posts

Man Skiing downhill with powder kicking up in front

Whiteface Mountain in Upstate New York announces ski, ride protocols

With the countdown on to the start of the 2020-2021 ski and ride season now underway, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that ski resorts can reopen with 50 percent indoor capacity and with strict health and safety protocols under state-issued guidance starting Friday, November 6.

View of mountain from bottom of ski hill

Whiteface insider tips

The secrets are now out – Whiteface insider tips will upset the few who know how to effectively maneuver their way around the Olympic Mountain, especially on busy days.

Weibrecht family

Andrew Weibrecht: Updating the family man, Olympian

Andrew Weibrecht is best known to the world as a solid family man, a person giving of his time, an Olympic silver and bronze medalist, avid outdoorsman and having grown up in Lake Placid, one of the village’s greatest fans.

Woman skating beside her son on Mirror Lake

The winter playground known as Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, right outside the front door of our Adirondack ski hotel, just may be one of the best winter playgrounds in the entire country – so much to do and most of it free of charge.

Andrew Weibrecht beside his displayed Olympic medals at the front desk of Mirror Lake Inn's Resort and Spa

Ski with Olympic Medalists this winter

Last winter, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid successfully debuted Ski With Andrew, an exclusive opportunity for hotel guests to cruise the trails of nearby Whiteface Mountain with Andrew Weibrecht, Olympic silver and bronze medalist in Super G, and son of resort owners Ed and Lisa Weibrecht.

Lisa Ballard skiing

Women’s Ski Clinic at Whiteface Mountain

The AAA Four Diamond Mirror Lake Inn has announced that it will partner with Lisa Ballard and offer a three-day Your Turn Women’s Ski Clinic.

Mom and son cross country skiing on a bridge around Adirondacks

The perfect time to Ski around Adirondacks

It’s that most wonderful time of the year – when the holiday season intersects with the beginning of the ski and ride season. In looking at conditions around the Adirondacks, we’re looking at a perfect storm.

Ski Room with skis, poles and boots

Concierge Ski Rentals at the Mirror Lake Inn

New this season, the Mirror Lake Inn will offer concierge ski equipment rentals, exclusively for guests of the hotel. There’s no reason to bring gear from home.

Man putting medial around Andrew Weibrecht's neck on stage.

Andrew Weibrecht ski hall induction

Less than a year after concluding a ski racing career that produced Olympic silver and bronze medals, Andrew Weibrecht of Lake Placid, was among eight skiers, boarders and snow sport officials inducted April 6 into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum.

Skier arcing a turn on Whiteface Mountain

Preparing to ski

Our season in Lake Placid and Whiteface Mountain has been jump-started by the early onset of winter. We have current snow depths that are probably two months ahead of schedule, and more coming this week.

Ski Rentals

Available exclusively to Mirror Lake Inn guests, the ski shop at the Mirror Lake Inn offers a limited supply of performance adult skis, boots, poles and helmets for rent. Our in-house ski and boot technicians, Andrew and Ethan Weibrecht, are always available via email at or by phone at (518) 302-3070 and will help you through the process of getting set up with the gear you need.

A ski equipment room containing black skis and black ski boots