Gore Mountain (ski Resort)

Gore Mountain (ski Resort)

Gore Mountain is an alpine ski resort on Gore Mountain in the Adirondack Mountains, located in North Creek, New York. The mountain is a popular winter destination, attracting skiers from all over the east. It is the closest large mountain in New York to the Capital District (Albany) metro area. Gore Mountain is one of the three ski areas owned by the State of New York; and is operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA), a state agency.

Gore Mountain has 102 trails and 13 lifts (9 chairlifts, a gondola lift, one j-bar, and two poma lifts). Gore mountain has a wide variety of alpine terrain catering to alpine skiers of all levels. Gore also has 12 Nordic trails for cross country skiing.

The ski train to North Creek, which had not operated since the 1940s, was revived in 2011 under the Saratoga and North Creek Railroad. The new train runs from the Saratoga Springs Amtrak station to the North Creek depot, with a free shuttle from that point to Gore Mountain. Breakfast and dinner are served on trains. On Saturdays, the peak point of operation, there are two northbound and three southbound trips. Road access to Gore is usually by the nearby route NY 28.

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