Snowboarder carving with Little Whiteface Summit in the background.

Ski & Ride Day 57

TGIF on this brisk January Friday.  Please Keep all skin covered to help avoid frostbite & take frequent breaks.  The Legacy lodge is a great place to take a mid mountain break  & grab a hot chocolate & a panini.  Our Elite groomers are putting down the best possible surface for the day. Snowmaking is on the unopened Upper Skyward & Niagara trails & Ladies Bridge.

Podcast

transcript | January 21, 2022
Good Day skiers & riders! This is Pat with your Whiteface Insider Snow Cast for Friday January 21, 2022. It’s Ski & Ride day 57 of the season! TGIF on this brisk January Friday. Please Keep all skin covered to help avoid frostbite & take frequent breaks. The Legacy lodge is a great place to take a mid mountain break & grab a hot chocolate & a panini. Our Elite groomers are putting down the best possible surface for the day. Snowmaking is on the unopened Upper Skyward & Niagara trails & Ladies Bridge. We anticipate 7 lifts & 59 trails open today on frozen & loose granular conditions. Today’s weather: Sunny and cold, with a high near 8. Wind chill values as low as -24. Light and variable wind. The United States of America Snowboard & Free Ski Association will be hosting the 2nd in the series, Boarder and Skier cross at Whiteface on January 23rd. You must be a USASA member to compete. To become a member & to register for events please visit www.usasa.org. Also, on Jan 23rd, Never Summer Snowboard will be hosting a Demo day. Come check out their line of made in the USA snowboards. Know the Code: Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas. Know Before You Go Before you head to the mountain, make sure you are familiar with our Know Before You Go health and safety guidelines. Know the mask guidelines: • Indoors: Face coverings (masks) are required for all guests while indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Face coverings can only be removed indoors when eating or drinking. • Outdoors: Vaccinated guests do not need to wear a face covering, but are recommended when near unknown guests, or when unable to be socially distanced. Unvaccinated guests are required to wear face coverings and be socially distanced outside. • Gondolas and Lifts: Face coverings (masks) are required for all guests while riding gondolas regardless of vaccination status. We are recommending that all guests wear face coverings when in lift lines or when unable to socially distance. Arrive as ready as possible. Indoor capacities will be limited. We are recommending that our guests arrive as ready as possible, minimizing the need to be inside. Please limit your bags as storage space will be minimal. Bags will not be permitted under food service tables. Please do not bring any crock pots or food sharing coolers. Explore grab & go options. Indoor occupancies and tables in food service areas will be limited. Be sure to check out our convenient grab & go food options for your mid-day fuel up. For additional information, please review our Health and Safety Updates page on the Whiteface website. Thank you for listening, and we’ll see you on the slopes.

Snow Report

Ski day 57 | 9:01 AM , January 21, 2022
Friday
Jan 21 2022
Weather
-6°F Clear
Snow
Frozen GranularPrimary Surface
Loose GranularSecondary Surface
14 inLast 7 days snowfall
Lifts
7 of 11
Trails
59 of 90
Alert

January 21 2022 | 8:50 am  The Cloudsplitter Gondola is not taking foot passengers at this time. We are however loading skiers & riders. Updates as they occur.

Weather Details
Base Temp:-12°F | -24°C
Mid Temp:-4°F | -20°C
Summit Temp:-3°F | -19°C
Wind:10 - 30 MPH
Snowmaking
Past 24 hrs:Yes
Past 48 hrs:Yes
Snowfall
Last 7 Days:14 in
Base Depth:27 - 43 in
Season Total:82 in
Surface Conditions
Primary:Frozen Granular
Secondary:Loose Granular
Terrain Open
66%
Gondola Rides
Status:On Hold
Please Take Note: Trail conditions, including groomed surfaces, change constantly due to many factors including, but not limited to, skier traffic, weather, snowmaking, and other factors both manmade and natural. This report is subject to change without notice at any time.

Lifts

Lift Types
  • Icon for Gondola Gondola
  • Icon for Quad Quad
  • Icon for Triple Triple
  • Icon for Double Double
  • Icon for Surface Lift Surface Lift
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
  • Icon for On Hold On Hold
Icon for Gondola
Cloudsplitter Gondola
Icon for Cloudsplitter Gondola open
08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Icon for Triple
Lookout Mountain
Icon for Lookout Mountain closed
09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Icon for Double
Little Whiteface
Icon for Little Whiteface closed
09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Icon for Double
Freeway
Icon for Freeway open
09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Icon for Double
Mountain Run
Icon for Mountain Run closed
09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Icon for Quad
Face Lift
Icon for Face Lift open
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Icon for Double
Warhorse
Icon for Warhorse open
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Icon for Quad
Summit Quad
Icon for Summit Quad open
09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Icon for Quad
Falcon Flyer
Icon for Falcon Flyer open
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Icon for Surface Lift
Cub Carpet
Icon for Cub Carpet closed
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Icon for Surface Lift
Coyote Carpet
Icon for Coyote Carpet open
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Skiing & Snowboard Trails

Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for Easier
Easy Way
Icon for Easy Way open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Easy Street
Icon for Easy Street open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Boreen
Icon for Boreen open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Snowmaking
Icon for Easier
Boreen Loop
Icon for Boreen Loop open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Upper Valley
Icon for Upper Valley open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Broadway
Icon for Broadway open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Freestyle Area
Icon for More Difficult
Off Broadway
Icon for Off Broadway open
Icon for More Difficult
Lower Valley
Icon for Lower Valley open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Snowmaking
Icon for More Difficult
Valvehouse Road
Icon for Valvehouse Road open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Lower Gap
Icon for Lower Gap open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Upper Boreen
Icon for Upper Boreen open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Ladies Bridge
Icon for Ladies Bridge closed
Icon for Snowmaking
Icon for More Difficult
River Run
Icon for River Run closed
Icon for More Difficult
Burton’s Cutoff
Icon for Burton’s Cutoff open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Danny’s Bridge
Icon for Danny’s Bridge open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Freestyle Area
Icon for More Difficult
Brookside
Icon for Brookside open
Icon for GroomedIcon for SnowmakingIcon for Freestyle Area
Icon for More Difficult
Tom Cat
Icon for Tom Cat open
Icon for Reserved for Event
Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for Easier
Wolf Run
Icon for Wolf Run open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Reserved for Event
Icon for Easier
Wolf
Icon for Wolf open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Reserved for Event
Icon for Easier
Deer
Icon for Deer open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Bear
Icon for Bear open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Fox
Icon for Fox open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Snowmaking
Icon for Easier
Round-a-bout
Icon for Round-a-bout open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Mixing Bowl
Icon for Mixing Bowl open
Icon for Groomed
Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for Easier
Runner Up
Icon for Runner Up open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Loon
Icon for Loon open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Bobcat
Icon for Bobcat open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Otter
Icon for Otter open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Flying Squirrel
Icon for Flying Squirrel open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Porcupine Pass
Icon for Porcupine Pass open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Bobcat Chute
Icon for Bobcat Chute open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Moose
Icon for Moose open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Moose Cut
Icon for Moose Cut open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Bobcat Glades
Icon for Bobcat Glades open
Icon for Glades
Icon for More Difficult
Hoot Owl Glades
Icon for Hoot Owl Glades open
Icon for Glades
Icon for Easier
Coyote Cut
Icon for Coyote Cut open
Icon for Groomed
Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for More Difficult
Calamity Lane
Icon for Calamity Lane open
Icon for More Difficult
Excelsior
Icon for Excelsior open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Lower Northway
Icon for Lower Northway open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Summit Express
Icon for Summit Express open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Draper’s Drop
Icon for Draper’s Drop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Reserved for Event
Icon for Most Difficult
Approach
Icon for Approach open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Most Difficult
Essex
Icon for Essex open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Most Difficult
Upper Northway
Icon for Upper Northway closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Upper Empire
Icon for Upper Empire closed
Icon for More Difficult
Lower Empire
Icon for Lower Empire closed
Icon for More Difficult
Empire Cut
Icon for Empire Cut closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Upper Mackenzie
Icon for Upper Mackenzie closed
Icon for Most Difficult
On Ramp
Icon for On Ramp closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Lower Mackenzie
Icon for Lower Mackenzie open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Most Difficult
Upper Wilderness
Icon for Upper Wilderness open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Most Difficult
Lower Wilderness
Icon for Lower Wilderness open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Most Difficult
Mountain Run
Icon for Mountain Run open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Most Difficult
Upper Thruway
Icon for Upper Thruway open
Icon for Reserved for Event
Icon for More Difficult
Lower Thruway
Icon for Lower Thruway open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Reserved for Event
Icon for Most Difficult
Upper Parkway
Icon for Upper Parkway open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Lower Parkway
Icon for Lower Parkway closed
Icon for More Difficult
Parkway Exit
Icon for Parkway Exit open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Reserved for Event
Icon for More Difficult
Low Road
Icon for Low Road open
Icon for More Difficult
1900 Road
Icon for 1900 Road open
Icon for Most Difficult
2200 Road
Icon for 2200 Road open
Icon for Most Difficult
High Country Glades
Icon for High Country Glades open
Icon for Glades
Icon for Expert Only
10th Mountain Division Glades
Icon for 10th Mountain Division Glades closed
Icon for Glades
Icon for Expert Only
Cloudsplitter Glades
Icon for Cloudsplitter Glades closed
Icon for Glades
Icon for More Difficult
Connector
Icon for Connector open
Icon for Expert Only
Slide View Glades
Icon for Slide View Glades closed
Icon for Glades
Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for More Difficult
Lookout Loop
Icon for Lookout Loop closed
Icon for More Difficult
Wilmington Trail
Icon for Wilmington Trail closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Hoyt’s High
Icon for Hoyt’s High closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Lookout Below
Icon for Lookout Below closed
Icon for Expert Only
Rand’s Last Stand
Icon for Rand’s Last Stand closed
Icon for Glades
Icon for Expert Only
Sugar Valley Glades
Icon for Sugar Valley Glades closed
Icon for Glades
Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for More Difficult
Riva Ridge
Icon for Riva Ridge open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
The Follies
Icon for The Follies open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Paron’s Run
Icon for Paron’s Run open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
John’s Bypass
Icon for John’s Bypass open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Most Difficult
Cloudspin
Icon for Cloudspin closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Cloudspin Cut
Icon for Cloudspin Cut closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Niagara
Icon for Niagara closed
Icon for Snowmaking
Icon for More Difficult
Victoria
Icon for Victoria open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for More Difficult
Victoria Shoot
Icon for Victoria Shoot closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Upper Skyward
Icon for Upper Skyward closed
Icon for Snowmaking
Icon for Most Difficult
Lower Skyward
Icon for Lower Skyward closed
Icon for More Difficult
Upper Switchback
Icon for Upper Switchback closed
Icon for More Difficult
Lower Switchback
Icon for Lower Switchback closed
Icon for More Difficult
Crossover Loop
Icon for Crossover Loop closed
Icon for More Difficult
Glen
Icon for Glen closed
Icon for More Difficult
Weber’s Way
Icon for Weber’s Way closed
Icon for Most Difficult
Blazer’s Bluff
Icon for Blazer’s Bluff closed
Icon for Expert Only
The Slides
Icon for The Slides closed
Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for More Difficult
Broadway
Icon for Broadway open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Freestyle Area
Icon for More Difficult
Brookside
Icon for Brookside open
Icon for GroomedIcon for SnowmakingIcon for Freestyle Area
Icon for More Difficult
Danny’s Bridge
Icon for Danny’s Bridge open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Freestyle Area
Icon for Easier
Flying Squirrel
Icon for Flying Squirrel open
Icon for Groomed
Icon for Easier
Fox
Icon for Fox open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Snowmaking
Icon for Easier
Wolf
Icon for Wolf open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Reserved for Event
Icon for Easier
Wolf Run
Icon for Wolf Run open
Icon for GroomedIcon for Reserved for Event

What's Happening...

January 23rd, The United States of America Snowboard & Free Ski Association will be hosting the 2nd in the series, Boarder and Skier cross at the mountain on January 23rd.  You must be a USASA member to compete. To become a member & to register for events please visit www.usasa.org.

Januardy 23rd, Never Summer Snowboard will be hosting a Demo day. Come check out their line of made in the USA snowboards.

Whiteface Terrain Parks

  • Broadway Park: 2 Rollers, Hip, Rainbow Bar, Small Jump, Flat Box, Wilmington Tube, Down Tube, Dance Floor, Table Top Jump, Flat Down Flat.
  • Brookside Park: Down rail, Flat Box, Firecracker, Jersey Barrier, Cabin.
  • Danny’s Bridge Park: Jump.
  • Flying Squirrel Park: 6 Rollers, 3 Jumps & Small Dance Floor.

Health & Safety

Know the Code:   The Skier Responsibility Code states; Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.

Know Before You Go: Before you head to the mountain, make sure you are familiar with our Know Before You Go health and safety guidelines.

Know the mask guidelines

  • Indoors: Face coverings (masks) are required for all guests while indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Outdoors: Vaccinated guests do not need to wear a face covering, but are recommended.  Unvaccinated guests are required to wear face coverings and be socially distanced outside.
  • Gondolas and Lifts: Face coverings (masks) are required for all guests while riding gondolas regardless of vaccination status. We are recommending that all guests wear face coverings when in lift lines or when unable to socially distance.
Learn More »

Know Before You Go

Arrive as ready as possible: Indoor capacities will be limited. We are recommending that our guests arrive as ready as possible, minimizing the need to be inside. Please limit your bags, storage space will be minimal. Bags will not be permitted under food service tables. Please do not bring any crockpots or food sharing coolers.

Explore grab & go options: Indoor occupancies and tables in food service areas will be limited. Be sure to check out our convenient grab & go food options for your mid-day fuel up or to take back in the evening to your lodging.  For additional information, please review our Health and Safety Updates page on the Whiteface website.

Schedule

Lifts Operating HoursOpenClose
Bear8:30 am 4:00 pm
Face Lift8:30 am 4:00 pm
Cloudsplitter Gondola8:30 am3:30 pm
Freeway9:00 am3:30 pm
Little Whiteface9:00 am 3:30 pm
Mountain Run9:00 am 3:30 pm
Lookout Mountain9:00 am 3:30 pm
Summit Quad9:00 am 3:30 pm
Falcon Flyer8:30 am 4:00 pm
Cub Carpet8:30 am 4:00 pm
Coyote Carpet8:30 am 4:00 pm
Operating HoursOpenCloseDaysOpeningClosing
Winter Tickets8:00 am 4:00 pmDailyNov. 26, 2021April 10, 2022
Winter Lifts8:30 am 4:00 pmDailyNov. 26, 2021April 10, 2022
Cloudsplitter Gondola Rides8:30 am3:15 pmDailyNov. 26, 2021April 10, 2022
Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway8:45 am 5:30 pmDailyMay 27, 2022Oct. 10, 2022