Downhill Skiing in CNY

“I now realize that the small hills you see on ski slopes are formed around the bodies of forty-seven-year-olds who tried to learn snowboarding.” Dave Barry

CNY Downhill Ski Vacations & Resorts

Downhill skiing family Powder… oodles and oodles of powder. That’s what Central New York ski slopes are known for. Slopes along the Tug Hill Plateau have the distinction of record snowfall east of the Rocky Mountains (374” is the record to date) and the Adirondacks offer Olympic Quality Mountains for all levels. There’s alpine, free style, telemark and snowboarding runs of all shapes and sizes in our area and many Wellnesste guests love to enjoy the Central New York area’s ski and snowboard slopes. Below is a listing of some great spots that guests love to visit for downhill adventure (listed in order of closest to furthest from your Wellnesste cabin):

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Woods Valley

Woodsvalley Map

Distance from Wellnesste: 11 miles
Vertical Drop: 500 foot vertical drop
Phone: (315) 827-4721
Trails: 13 trails, all levels
Details: Night Skiing (Wednesday – Friday); Lessons and rentals; Open Tuesday – Sunday, holidays.

Snow Ridge

Snow Ridge Trail Map

Distance from Wellnesste: 29 miles
Vertical Drop: 500 foot vertical drop
Phone: (315) 348-8456
Trails: 22 trails, all levels
Details: Snow Ridge is a family owned business and we cater to families. Snow Ridge was founded in 1945. We have 22 trails and 6 lifts. We average 230″ of snow (mostly lake effect) per year. Fine dining is available on-site as well as a cafeteria. We have PSIA certified ski and snowboard instructors. We have 3 beginner trails and some excellent black diamonds. The lake effect snow we receive gives us some of the best powder skiing you’ll find anywhere.

Toggenburg Mountain

Toggenburg Trail MapDistance from Wellnesste: 50 miles
Vertical Drop: 700 foot vertical drop
Phone: (315) 683-5842
Trails: 12 trails, all levels
Details: Night Skiing; Lessons & Rentals.

McCauley Mountain

McCauley Mountain Ski Trail MapDistance from Wellnesste: 61 miles
Vertical Drop: 633 foot vertical drop
Phone: (315) 369-3225
Trails: 21 trails, all levels
Details: Since 1959, McCauley Mountain Ski Area has been a family destination for skiers of all abilities. Owned by the Town of Webb. The chalet is family-oriented, as are all the special winter weekend events. Very friendly atmosphere with Ski Patrol, Rental Shop, Restaurant, Pub, Ski School, and Cross Country Trails. The best ski value in New York State.

Song Mountain

Song Mountain Trail MapDistance from Wellnesste: 63 miles
Vertical Drop: 700 foot vertical drop
Phone: (315) 696-5711
Trails: 24 trails, all levels
Details: Night Skiing (Tues-Sat); Lessons & Rentals; WiFi

Dry Hill Ski Area

Dry Hill Trail MapDistance from Wellnesste: 65 miles
Vertical Drop: 300 foot vertical drop
Phone: (315) 782-8584
Trails: 12 trails, all levels
Details: Dryhill is a family oriented ski area. Mom, Dad and the kids are our business. We are a great area to grow your ski and snowboard skills and tube too! We pride ourselves on our relaxed, friendly, helpful, atmosphere. Located at the east end of Lake Ontario our average snowfall is over 125″!

Oak Mountain Ski Center

Oak Mountain Trail Map Distance from Wellnesste: 77 miles
Vertical Drop: 650 foot vertical drop
Phone: (518) 548-3606
Trails: 14 trails, all levels
Details: Located in the Central Adirondacks, this family-oriented mountain is great for small children. Very reasonable prices and a beautiful drive through the Adirondacks from your Wellnesste Cabin.

Gore Mountain

Gore Mountain Ski Trail Map Distance from Wellnesste: 111 miles
Vertical Drop: 2,300 foot vertical drop
Phone: (518) 251-2411
Trails: 96 trails, all levels
Details: Located in the heart of New York’s Adirondack Mountains. As one of New York’s Olympic Ski areas, Gore Mountain offers a huge variety of terrain for all abilities of skier and rider. Well worth a day trip for the serious alpine skier or boarder.