Feed your need for speed off the slopes with a bobsled ride down Lake Placid’s World Cup track.
It should come as no surprise that skiers have a thing for speed. So it’s no wonder that they sign their waivers, wait in long lines, climb into five-person bobsleds manned by professional drivers and brakemen and shoot down the World Cup track at upstate New York’s Lake Placid Olympic Sports Center. Twisting, icy and fast,
the steel-reinforced concrete halfpipe delivers a short but stomach-lurching thrill—and is well worth an afternoon off the slopes of nearby Whiteface.
Heavenly will join the ski industry in celebrating the first official "Sustainable Slopes Day", Saturday February 24, 2001 by offering special tours guided by Forest Service Rangers and donating $1 from the first 5,000 lift tickets sold that day t
This American classic has served as a winter refuge for the rich and famous since its 1935 inception, when Averell Harriman decided to create a grand American ski resort at the end of his Union Pacific train line.