World-Class Nordic Skiing in the Adirondacks. We bost 55 km of trails that exceed the expectations of all who ski them. With world-class athletes to recreational visitors, our Nordic trails, toasty fires, and slope side treats provide you with one of a kind recreational experiences in Lake Placid. 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Cross Country and Biathlon trails at Mt Van Hoevenberg opened for the 1980 Olympic Games and have held their place as a world-class destination in Nordic Sports. We have 55 km of trails that are groomed to perfection every day of the week. Our professional staff treats each day as if we are both… Read more »
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.
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 biathlon, the only sport that involves wax and led. Lake Placid is one of the few places you can experience this captivating… Read more »
Don’t miss a minute of the live action at Mt Van Hoevenberg. From world class events in Biathlon, Nordic Combined and Cross Country skiing. See real-time streaming here.
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 »
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 »
Mt Van Hoevenberg combines outdoor recreation with Lake Placid’s Olympic Legacy. Home to a state-of-the-art combined skeleton & bobsled track and North America’s longest mountain coaster, The Cliffside Coaster. Notably, we are proud to host world class Nordic, Biathalon and Nordic Combined events on 5km of World Championship rate trails, the World Cup Trails joining… Read more »
Rikert Nordic Grand Prix Eastern Cup moved from Middlebury to Mt Van Hoevenberg on December 17, 2022. Eastern skiers travel to Lake Placid, NY, for the first Eastern Cup of the 2022/23 season. Mt Van Hoevenberg is excited to be part of the Eastern Cup Series, a set of eight U.S. Ski & Snowboard sanctioned… Read more »
The New York Ski Educational Foundation (NYSEF) provides opportunities for athletes of all ages to reach their potential in snowsports – alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, and biathlon– through professional guidance and financial support.