orda.JPG2012-'13 Season Passes on Sale Now Wilmington, N.Y. - The Springfest celebration continues into this weekend, March 23-25, at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y.  For the remainder of the season, ski and ride the Olympic mountain for just $58 for adults, $48 for teens and seniors and $38 for juniors.  Pass holders from any other mountain can ski and ride at Whiteface for 50% off a lift ticket and current pass holders can bring a friend for 50 percent off a lift ticket for the remainder of the season.  Beginning Friday, catch some big air on the BagJumpTM.  Jump like the pros do, try new tricks, practice your style and get bigger airtime all while landing safely on a cushion of air underneath.  Prices for the BagJump are $10 for Friday, $20 for Saturday and Sunday and $10 for a one jump ticket. A three-day pass is $40. It's also Maple Weekend too at Whiteface. The Shipman Youth Center and the Cornell Cooperative Extension will be demonstrating how the sweet treat is made and maple samples will be available.  Maple candy can be found at the Face Lift, while maple cotton candy will be located between the Mixing Bowl and the gondola. Plus the J. Lohr Café and Wine Bar will have gourmet food demonstrations, Friday, at 3:30 p.m., and there will be park sessions in the terrain park, at 1 p.m. a tuning workshop at 1:30 p.m. and the Brookside Apparel technical clothing session at 3 p.m. Don't miss out on the live music on the Cloudspin Deck, Saturday, and Spring Street will be playing on Sunday on the deck of Mid-Mountain Lodge too. While at Whiteface, pick up your season pass for next season.  The Whiteface Only Non-Holiday pass is only $439 (ages 23-64), $299 for juniors (7-12) and just $30 for skiers or riders six and under.  Don't forget that when you purchase your season pass, you'll ski or ride the rest of this season for free.  For more information about Whiteface and all of ORDA's Olympic venues, log on to http://www.whitefacelakeplacid.com/.



Established in 1982, the New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid. ORDA operates Whiteface and Gore Mountain ski areas; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mt. Van Hoevenberg; the Olympic speedskating oval, Olympic jumping complex and Olympic arena. As host to international and national championships, the Authority has brought millions of athletes, spectator and participants to the region, resulting in significant economic development.  CONTACT:     Jon Lundin, ORDA public relations coordinator, (jlundin@orda.org) at (518) 523-1655 ext. 5313