Free Telemark/Alpine Touring Demo Day Dec. 19 at Whiteface

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 13 2004 - 02:12 PM

WILMINGTON, NY ??” Whiteface Mountain and High Peaks Cyclery are hosting a free Telemark/Alpine touring demo day on Sunday, December 19, the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announced Monday.

If there are holes in your holiday wish list, this is the perfect time to try out new equipment and add a few gift suggestions to your list. From 9 am to 4 pm, representatives from Atomic, Black Diamond, K2, G3, Voile, Karhu, 7th Mountain, Scarpa, Garmont and many others will be on hand to show off their newest equipment and make recommendations for equipment that best fits your needs.

The professionals at High Peaks Mountain Guides will offer free one-hour clinics at 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3 pm, so you can test-out all of the equipment. Pre-registration is required for the free clinics. Please call High Peaks at (518) 523-3764 or [email][/email] to sign up today.

The first big snowfall over the weekend brought 13 inches to Whiteface Mountain. Skiers and riders can enjoy packed powder conditions on 15 trails and lift access on the Cloudsplitter gondola, Mixing Bowl, Facelift and Bear. Call 877-SKIFACE for updated conditions. Check out the Sno Sampler deal ??“ four unrestricted lift tickets for only $199 interchangeable at Gore and Whiteface Mountains ??“ on sale through Dec. 18. Call (518) 946-2223 or log on to There are no blackout dates.