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The Adirondacks: Whiteface Mountain

Whiteface Mountain is the fifth-highest mountain in New York, and one of forty-six High Peaks of the Adirondack Mountains. Whiteface Mountain, located at the head of Lake Placid, offers one of the finest views of the Adirondacks. Set apart from most of the other High Peaks, the summit offers a breathtaking 360-degree view of the Adirondacks.

A famous depiction of the subject, Sanford Robinson Gifford’s powerful Whiteface Mountain from Lake Placid (1866), is now in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.


Whiteface Mountain from Lake Placid Airport, New York
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