Tag: Olympic sites

High Peaks Skiing – Whiteface Mountain, NY

On President's Day, we packed our stuff up early and headed out to Whiteface Mountain for a day of alpine skiing. Predictions were for sun early then rain heading in by 3 pm. As an aside, sometimes these weather apps are pretty amazing to me: at exactly 2:55 pm, the drops started falling. But never … Continue reading High Peaks Skiing – Whiteface Mountain, NY

The Woods are Calling and I Must Go – Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY

On our first full day in the Lake Placid area, we decided to head over to Mt. Van Hoevenberg (hereafter Mt. Van H) which was the site of the 1980 Winter Olympics cross-country races (and bobsleigh/bobsled for 1932). There is a lovely story about the man for which Mt. Van Hoevenberg (oh all right sometimes … Continue reading The Woods are Calling and I Must Go – Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY