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West Mountain

West Mountain is a convenient, affordable stop for your family, located only 3 miles off exit 18 on 1-87. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, tubing and weekly entertainment. Drop a pin on this map, your compass points west!

West Mountain is conveniently located  only 3 miles off exit 18 off I-87, 40 minutes north of Albany, NY.

With stunning views of the Hudson River and Adirondacks, West Mountain has been the perfect setting for your families’ winter outing for over 50 years.  Currently there are 30 trails and over 126 acres, an elevation of 1470 feet, a Terrain Park, and a Tubing Park. We have a variety of trails ranging from easy, gentle learning slopes to challenging expert terrain.

Our Snow-Sports School includes a staff of PSIA certified instructors who teach all levels of skiing and snowboarding. There is a fully equipped rental shop to rent all the necessary gear to get you on the mountain for safe fun and excitement on the slopes. At West we have night skiing and tubing which means that the mountain glows with a night life all week long.

Family fun at West Mountain fits your budget and schedule. Shift tickets begin the minute you purchase your ticket and ends 2,4, or 8 hours later.

These days natural snowfall is anything but guaranteed. Thankfully with a dedicated snow making and grooming crew,  we are able stay ahead of the curve during these challenging Northeast Winters, covering 80% of the terrain in snow making.

As of August 2013 West Mountain is UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT.  We invite you, your family and friends to come home to West Mountain!

Open hours: 
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Home Schooling, Nature/Outdoors, Sports