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The views are great from the top of Whiteface Mountain, however you decide to get there, along the Oympic Trail through Wilmington and Lake Placid

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Whiteface Mountain Uphill Races

Olympic Byway, State Rt. 86, near Wilmington in Essex County

Whiteface Mountain Uphill Races are the 3rd Saturday in June, and June 2011 will mark the 34th Annual Uphill Footrace and the 10th Annual Uphill Bike Race for Whiteface Mountain.

Whiteface Mountain Uphill Races are 8 miles on a 8% Grade Course. The Climb is 3,500' up Scenic Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway. New York's 5th highest peak with 360° panoramic views of the Adirondacks, New England, Vermont and Montreal. Starting line is at the Junction of Routes 86 & 431 in Wilmington, New York. These well established races are organized and run annually by the Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau and through the efforts of countless volunteers and local businesses. Our race route allows you to take in these beautiful mountains and world famous AuSable River.

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Nearby Communities:Lake Placid
Closest Byway:Olympic Byway
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 86
Months Occurring:june
Best Season:summer
Best Time:

3rd Saturday in June

Scenic View:

Scenic views of the Adirondack Mountains and Lake Placid.

Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:yes
Restroom Available:yes
Bus Parking:yes
URL:Whiteface Mountain Uphill Races website


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