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Whiteface insider tips

Whiteface insider tips

LAKE PLACID – 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. But we just couldn’t continue to hold these close to the vest any longer.

These are the secrets and navigational skills that skiers and boarders love to talk about at the end of the day or at the end of the Whiteface season. Truth be told, some Whiteface insider tips can be used at many ski resorts, so please consider this a public service.

To begin with, forget about sleeping late. Those are the posers. Real skiers and riders get their gear and clothing ready the night before, rise up by dawn and feed the beast with a hearty breakfast. If you’re a guest of the Mirror Lake Inn, drive down Lake Placid’s Main Street and don’t make another turn for 10 miles. When you see the flashing light and ensuing mountain road sign, turn left…..you’ve arrived!

Now it gets really good.

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Why Weekdays

Why Weekdays

LAKE PLACID – When it comes to winter getaways, this Why Weekdays piece might be the definitive blog post for those who’d rather ski, snowboard, ice skate and sled away from the crowds.

The concept is to catch travelers as they’re heading in the opposite direction – when the masses depart, you arrive and when they arrive, you depart. It’s the perfect scenario. Why Weekdays, in non-holiday periods, is no time to go with the weekend flow.

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