Downhill Skiing and Boarding
With nearly 100 downhill and cross-country ski centers, New York's mountains boast more ski areas than any other state. Choose from endless terrain-cruisers,
For downhill skiers and snowboarders, the scenery's as breathtaking as the action, from Holiday Valley out west in the Chautauqua-Allegheny region, to Bristol Mountain and Greek Peek in the Finger Lakes, to Belleayre and Hunter in the Catskills, to Gore in the Adirondacks. Options range from cozy family-operated resorts like Willard Mountain in Capital-Saratoga (called "New York's Coolest Little Ski Area") to the granddaddy of mountains, Whiteface, in the mighty Adirondacks.
To prolong the ski season across the state, New York's abundant natural snow gets a boost from great big snowmaking guns. And with so many great ski destinations so easy to reach, and so affordable, New York offers you endless options to come out and play in the snow! Find great ski specials and check out the latest snow reports by visiting: I Ski New York.
Adaptive Winter Sports Programs for People with Disabilities
Adaptive snowsport program at ski areas throughout New York State
The mainstay of the Adaptive Sports Foundation (ASF) Snowsports Program at Windham Mountain is alpine skiing. This highly recognized program teaches adults and children with cognitive or physical disabilities (age 5 and older), from first-timers to advanced skiers and snowboarders. Belleayre Mountain's new lodge, the Adaptive Snowsports Center, is wheelchair accessible and conveniently located for easy access to the trails.
The Lovejoy Adaptive Training Center at Greek Peak Mountain Resort in the Finger Lakes was designed for accessibility and snow sports. The Double H Ranch Adaptive Winter Sports Program offers children ages 6 through 18, who are dealing with chronic and life-threatening illnesses, the opportunity to participate in winter sports in the beautiful Adirondacks. The Lounsbury Adaptive Ski Program at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville offers adaptive sports lessons to persons with virtually all disabilities, both physical and cognitive.
With so many great ski destinations so easy to reach, and so affordable, New York offers you endless options to come out and play in the snow! Don't miss out on ski specials and check out the latest snow reports by visiting: I Ski New York You can also view or order our Winter Travel Guide now!