Double black-diamond skiing at Whiteface worth doing once By Tom French It was never my intention to ski “The Slides” at Whiteface Mountain – a double black-diamond series of steep, narrow chutes off the summit lift. I could have gone through … [Read more...] about Riding the slides
Equipped for snowmaking
Whiteface weather warriors use all the tools to get the job done By Tom French New York’s Olympic mountain, Whiteface, boasts an iconic peak reaching almost 5,000 feet into the sky, creating the highest vertical drop in the East of 3,430 feet. … [Read more...] about Equipped for snowmaking
Series of raises set for employees at Olympic facilities
ORDA votes on six-year pact for union workforce By James M. OdatoMore than 160 employees of the state’s skiing and sledding mountains will be receiving a series of raises over the next four years under a contract recommended by the leaders of the … [Read more...] about Series of raises set for employees at Olympic facilities
What will happen to Bicknell’s thrush?
Concerns for potential disruptions to rare bird's habitat By John Thaxton When I heard the Olympic Regional Development Authority planned to start cutting trees at Whiteface Mountain to create new ski trails, connector trails between the … [Read more...] about What will happen to Bicknell’s thrush?
Uphill skiers advocate for Whiteface changes
Public responds to changes proposed by Olympic authority By James M. Odato If uphill skiing enthusiasts had their way, multiple proposed changes for biking, alpine and hiking activities at Whiteface Mountain would include more … [Read more...] about Uphill skiers advocate for Whiteface changes