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MacKenzie-Intervale Ski Jumping Complex

MacKenzie-Intervale Ski Jumping Complex Review

The towers of the 70- and 90-meter ski jumps here are stark and exposed and seem out of place, but the view from the top of the taller tower is dramatic. A glass-encased elevator takes you 26 stories to the top, where you get a bird's-eye view of the lay of the land and the High Peaks around Lake Placid. You also get a stomach-gripping view of what the jumpers see while preparing to take flight. During most of the year you may also opt to ride a chairlift up to the elevator. In summer, freestyle skiers practice twirls and somersaults into the pool at Kodak Sports Park.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rte. 73 2 mi southeast of village center, Lake Placid, NY 12946
  • Phone: 518/523–2202
  • Cost: $5–$10
  • Hours: Elevator: late Oct.– mid-Dec., Thurs.–Sun. 9–4; chairlift and elevator mid-Dec.–mid–Mar., Wed.–Sun. 9–4.
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  • Location: Lake Placid

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