###About ORDA 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, Belleayre and Gore Mountain ski areas; the Olympic Sports Complex at Mt. Van Hoevenberg; the Olympic speed skating 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.
Wilmington, N.Y. --- The 56th season of skiing and riding at Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., continues and the Olympic mountain is celebrating a Shamrock Super Sunday, presented by Bud Light, Sunday, March 16. Ski and ride all day for just $40 for adults, $35 for teens and $30 for juniors. After a super day of skiing and riding the east's greatest vertical, the party moves upstairs to the newly renovated Cloudspin Lounge, with Jagermeister and Bud Light drink specials, games and prizes. While at Whiteface be sure to grab your 2014-'15 SKI3 pass for Whiteface Mountain, in Wilmington, N.Y., Gore Mountain, in North Creek, N.Y., and Belleayre Ski Resort, in Highmount, N.Y. This is one big deal. Combined that's 7,000 vertical feet of skiing and riding on eight peaks, 886 acres, 33 glades and 227 trails. The SKI3 pass is available through April 25 for just $759 for adults and seniors, $399 for young adults and college students and only $299 for juniors. Plus skiers and riders, who are 70 and older, can purchase the pass for only $210. For those looking to ski just Whiteface next season, there's still the very popular Whiteface Only Non-Holiday pass for just $459, when purchased by April 25. Get your pass now and ski the rest of this season free. Don't forget that all March long, it's Springfest at the Olympic mountain. There's a great lineup of events throughout the entire month to include the Apple Butter Open, March 22, Grommet Jam, March 23, and Whiteface Wipeout, March 29, and of course live music and drink specials in the Cloudspin Lounge. For 23 consecutive years, Whiteface Lake Placid, N.Y. has been selected as the top destination for Off -Hill Activities by readers of SKI Magazine. The 2014 survey also tabbed Whiteface Mountain as the 10th top ski resort in the eastern United States. Whiteface also received kudos for Après Ski Activities (No. 4), Challenge (4), Scenery (No. 5), Character (No. 6), Dining (9) and Overall Value (No.10). This spring, SnowEast Magazine readers chose Whiteface Lake Placid as New York State's number-one ski resort. The more than 6,000 participants in the survey also named Whiteface Lake Placid as the east's second overall favorite ski resort and the east's most scenic. Whiteface Lake Placid was also listed in Smarter Traveler's "10 Best International Ski Destinations." Don't forget about Coca-Cola's Why Not Wednesdays? Present any empty Coca-Cola product and get a one-day adult lift ticket for only $42 at Whiteface. Offer not valid with any other offers, programs, promotions, discounts, or frequent skier products. Limit one ticket per can. For more information on the Olympic venues and events, and for web cams from five locations, please log on to http://www.whiteface.com/.