Taxpayers help create the slopes' snow, but don't get all they could from it By Phil Brown Thinking life eventually will return to normal, I recently bought a Whiteface Mountain ski pass for next winter. It would have been good for the rest of … [Read more...] about Busted on the uphill at Whiteface
Story and photos by Mike Lynch Standing in the dark behind his truck on a January morning, Will Madison slipped into his ski boots at Whiteface Mountain. It was just after 6 a.m. and the chairlifts wouldn't start running until 8:30. But Madison … [Read more...] about On the dawn patrol
By JAMES M. ODATO Michael Hannagan was in high spirits the morning he attempted an aerial trick on the downhill course at Whiteface Mountain. The maneuver would change his life forever, and cost New York millions. It was warm and he was happy to be … [Read more...] about A somersault that landed New York in court, and changed a life
By PHIL BROWN The Whiteface Mountain toll road is a classic Adirondack ski tour, especially popular early or late in the season when there is little snow in the woods. Even in midwinter, it’s a spectacular adventure: after a five-mile climb nearly … [Read more...] about Whiteface work hinders road skiing
By JAMES M. ODATO In mid-June, Whiteface Mountain advertised a summer activity—rides aboard big all-terrain vehicles on the ski slopes of the High Peaks landmark. Called the “4x4 Alpine Expedition,” marketing videos showed children and adults … [Read more...] about Whiteface ATV tours a prelude to land-use amendment?
By James M. Odato Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis left a trail of questions after skiing off Whiteface Mountain and ending up in Sacramento, California, in February. Many remain unanswered, even as the forty-nine-year-old captain in the Toronto … [Read more...] about Whiteface skier’s disappearance still a mystery