Whiteface Mtn. - MileStepper Trip Plan

Whiteface Mtn.

Sat Sep 21st (7:00am)
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Sat Sep 21st (7:00pm)
Whiteface Mtn.
45.32844, -79.21524
308 mi away from you
9.3 mi
*Note* If you are looking for more or to knock another mountain off your list; hiking Whiteface Mountain will lead to fork that will bring you to Esther Mtn.

Whiteface Mountain is the fifth-highest mountain in the U.S. state of New York, and one of the High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains. Set apart from most of the other High Peaks, the summit offers a 360-degree view of the Adirondacks and clear-day glimpses of Vermont and even Canada, where the skyscrapers of Montreal, 80 miles (130 km) away, can be seen on a very clear day. Located in the town of Wilmington, about 13 miles (21 km) from Lake Placid, the mountain's east slope is home to a major ski area which hosted the alpine skiing competitions of the 1980 Winter Olympics. Unique among the High Peaks, Whiteface features a developed summit and seasonal accessibility by motor vehicle. Whiteface Memorial Highway reaches a parking area at an elevation of 4,600 feet (1,400 m), with the remaining 267 feet (81 m) being obtained by tunnel and elevator.
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    Code of Hiking Conduct
    • Leave No Trace. If you carry it in, carry it out, respect wildlife, and hike on dry, hard-packed surfaces to avoid wrecking trails.
    • Wear the right clothes and shoes.
    • Bring water and snacks, and plenty of them.
    • Respect wildlife.
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    Meeting place and departure
    We will be meeting at Caveman Strong at 6:45AM and leaving at 7AM sharp!
    237 Water Street East
    Unit 3
    Cornwall, ON
    K6J 1A2

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    Ride sharing/Car pooling
    *Note* Always discuss about splitting gas with each other. Normally, the passengers split on gas and the driver or owner of the vehicle doesn't.
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    What I'm bringing
    Here's a list of things I am bringing:

    Hiking boots (also plastic bag to put dirty boots in after hike)
    First Aid kit
    Passport and ID
    American money
    2 litres of water
    Lunch and snacks
    Jacket/sweater for the top
    Change of shoes for after hike (and clothes if needed)

    *Note* If you don't have it already, look into getting travel insurance. My credit card will cover me if anything were to happen to me.