Cross Country Ski Areas of New York

PO Box 73, North River, NY 12856

Phone: Ski Reports 800-CALL-NYS

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Thanksgiving Weekend – Ski Areas Open!

Get out There!  Ski Season is On!

As of Saturday, November 30th at least 4 cross-country ski centers are now open for the season.  It’s always a good idea both early season or late season – call ahead.  Visit the Ski Area Directory Page for contact information.

Open Areas include Osceola Tug Hill, Camden, NY

Lapland Lake, Benson, NY

Garnet Hill Lodge XC-Ski, North River, NY

The Olympic Trails, Mt. Van Hoevenburg, Lake Placid, NY

Also, it is early season, so, older equipment is recommended and a bit of caution is advised especially on downhills with thin cover.


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Open House at Lapland Lake


Benson, NY – Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center will host its two-day annual Open House Saturday and Sunday, November 23 and 24 from 9:00am – 4:30pm each day. Visitors are invited to tour the Finnish-style four-season vacation center which is celebrating its 35th anniversary year.

Open House is free of charge to all. Facility use fees will be half-price both days for those wishing to ski, snowshoe and tube (conditions permitting). If there is no snow, visitors are welcome to enjoy complimentary hiking on the resort’s 50km trail system.

Visitors may enter a door prize drawing for a choice of any pair of new skis in stock OR a 2013-14 Season Pass Membership. If the individual whose name is drawn has already purchased their 2013-14 Membership, his or her purchase price will be refunded.

During the two-day Open House all new cross country ski and snowshoe equipment will be discounted 30%. Rental ski packages will be available for purchase from $125.00 for juniors and from $175.00 for adults. Season-long equipment rentals ($75 – $180 plus deposit) will be available as well. Lapland Lake’s operator, former US Olympian Olavi Hirvonen, will assist with proper equipment selection and sizing.

Spencer Morrissey, author of the newly published book, Adirondack Skier, a guide to some of the best trails in the Adirondack Park for cross country skiing, […]

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