October Ski on Whiteface Mountain Toll Road – Photo Essay

October 29, 2013

Adirondack High Peaks frm Whiteface Mt Toll Rd

On the climb; the pause that refreshes.

Yesterday was a great day to kick off the 2013-2014 ski season.

Adirondack Frost

Clear, cold, and frosty = perfect day for a stroll up Whiteface Mountain.

The lifestyle hound was very excited:

The Castle at the top of Whiteface Mountain


Little Whiteface Lift frm Toll Rd

The lift-served trails on Little Whiteface are almost ready.

Whiteface Mt Toll Rd Lake Placid Turn

Who knows what is seen from this spot?!

Placid Lake frm the Toll Road 10-29-13

Why Lake Placid, the lake, of course.

Frozen bench Whiteface Mt Castle

It is not so cozy in the stone castle these days.

East view frm Whiteface Mountain Toll Rd


Ziggy and Joann on Toll Road

First ride of the season.

Save your brakes Whiteface Mt

Gliding is for skiers.

As usual, click on the images for a larger view of a stunning October ski day, on natural snow in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State.

Thanks and photo credit to Sharon Tabor for the shot of Ziggy and me.


  1. Harvey

    Beauty! The frosting is delicious. Way to get it. 🙂

  2. Joann

    It never gets old!

  3. Hillel B


  4. Steve B

    Is the snow still there to ski Dec 1?

  5. Joann

    There should still be snow, especially since there is a winter storm in the region today, November 27.

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