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Cross Country Skiing

Family cross country skiing at Mt Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY.

We have 55 km of trails that are groomed to perfection every day of the week.

Programs Winter

Family cross country skiing at Mt Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY.

It’s all about development! Mt Van Hoevenberg focused on development at every level. Join in the fun with one of our winter programs that takes your child on expeditions to develop their love cross country skiing and the great outdoors.

Discover Biathlon

It began, they say, more than a century ago as a training exercise for Norwegian soldiers. That goes a long way toward explaining how cross country skiing and riflery met. The result is biathlon, the only sport that involves wax and lead. Lake Placid is one of the few places you can experience this captivating… Read more »

Wee Ski

Children in cross country ski programs at Mt Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY.

Our program introduces your child to cross country skiing. This program gets both parent/caregiver and child on skis.

Plan Your Visit

Fall aerial photo of Mt Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY by Danny Wild.

Mt Van Hoevenberg combines outdoor recreations with Lake Placid’s Olympic Legacy. On the sliding center side, we have a state-of-the-art combined skeleton & bobsled track and we have created North America’s longest mountain coaster, The Cliffside Coaster. On the nordic center side, we have added 4km of World Championship rate trails, joining our existing 50km… Read more »

UCI Mountain Bike World Series | Sep 27

Mass start of cross country mountain bike racers in front of a large crowd

Experience the Thrill—September 27-29, 2024 UCI Mountain Bike World Series Debuts at Mt Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid Prepare for an experience as three UCI World Cup competitions descend on the terrain of Mt Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY, for its inaugural UCI Mountain Bike Cross-Country, Cross-Country Short Track (XCC), World Cup (XCO) and the UCI… Read more »

Mt. Van Hoevenberg is On the Move

Mt. Van Hoevenberg Snowmaking

Mt. Van Hoevenberg gives you the unique opportunity to ski in the tracks of Olympians, and this winter delivers an updated Nordic experience like no other. Our sprawling cross-country resort is expanding even further this season, to a total of 55k of outstanding terrain. You won’t be waiting for natural snow in order to enjoy… Read more »

Discover Biathlon Winter
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Discover Biathlon at Mt. Van Hoevenberg

It began, they say, more than a century ago as a training exercise for Norwegian soldiers, which goes a long way toward explaining how cross-country skiing and riflery met. The result is the biathlon, the only sport that involves ski wax and bullets. And this is one of the few places you can learn about… Read more »