Northwest of Albany and Schenectady, the Oak Mountain Ski Center has 12 trails served by 3 lifts with a maximum vertical drop of 650 feet. This ski area is best suited for beginner and intermediate snowboarders. The best Oak Mountain snowboarding is typically found during the months of January and February.
To reach the snowboarding at Oak Mountain Ski Center from south, take the NYS Thruway to Amsterdam (Route 30). Take Route 30 north to Speculator (approx: 1 hr). At the 4-corners in Speculator, take a right onto Elm Lake Road. Oak Mountain will be approx. 1/2 mile on your left.
Overall, Oak Mountain Ski Center is the 14th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 15 snowboarding resorts in New York. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Oak Mountain Ski Center including Whiteface Mountain Resort, Gore Mountain Ski Area, McCauley Mountain Ski Area, Snow Ridge Ski Area and West Mountain Ski Area.
Local Contacts: Oak Mountain Ski Center (518) 548-3606; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.
Best Season: Dec. - Feb.
Average Difficulty: Easy
Reference Source: click here https://www.oakmountainski.com/
PDF Map: click here
GPS: 43.513467, -74.360533
Date Published: 12/29/2015
Date Updated: 10/26/2019
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