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February 9-11, 2018


Registration ends January 30, sign up now to secure your spot!


Whiteface Mountain, Lake Placid, NY

Hampton Inn & Suites Lake Placid  (click image to see more photos)

The brand new Hampton Inn & Suites is set at the southeast corner of Mirror Lake and offers fabulous views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The hotel is just a few hundred yards from the Olympic Hockey Arena and a short walk to all the village's shops and restaurants. Guest rooms feature clean & fresh Hampton Bed, 42" Flat screen LCD HD TV, Wireless High Speed Internet Access, Coffee Maker, Microwave and Mini-Refrigerator.


Charter bus or drive yourself. There is no discount if you choose to drive.

The bus will depart at 1pm!  From 410 West 39th Street between 9th and 10th Avenue.

Trip Details

The ski trip takes the 1980 Winter Olympic Village of beautiful Lake Placid, NY. In addition to skiing, you will find a walkable town, museums, tours, lakes, skating and so much more. If you’ve always wanted to join Not a Glum Lot on the winter ski trip, but don’t fancy skiing or riding, this is the trip for you! Both Lake Placid ( and Whiteface ( have so much to offer. So pack your boots and warm fuzzy clothes and join us for a winter adventure you won’t want to miss - really, you don’t want to miss this trip!

On sale beginning Dec 22, 2017 through January 30th, 2018. All reservations must be paid in full and received by that date. This is following hotel/lodging policy and their protocols. Additionally, the use of any mood or mind altering substances, and pets are not permitted on this trip.


Adults Single Double Triple
Std. Package (2 days lifts) $680 $410 $350
w/ Rentals $755 $485 $425
1 day lifts only $660 $390 $330
1 day lifts/rentals $700 $430 $370
No skiing $605 $335 $275

Registration ends January 30th, sign up now to secure your spot!

After selecting a button above, package options will become available. You will also be able to chose a deposit ($125) option to reserve your spot if you are not ready to pay the full amount.

Double is the most common option, if you don't have a roommate already, no worries we will place you with someone.

  • Single is one person, one bed, one room.
  • Double is two people, two beds, one room.
  • Triple is three people, two beds, one cot or rollaway bed, one room.

Trip cost includes transportation, breakfast, and a Saturday night dinner. Lessons can be added on. There are non-ski options available at the mountain, at your cost. Please write to us if you have any interest in skating, bobsled, luge or any other winter activities. We can work to get good group rates, and have a planning committee to assist.

PayPal will charge you an additional fee, which Not A Glum Lot cannot prevent or waive. It will show up as a “shipping fee”. Please write to us to make arrangements to pay by cash or check.

Balance Payments

If you have already placed a deposit on your trip package, you can pay your balance here:


Group lessons are $45. You will have the option to purchase for one or both days. Please register for the trip first, then come back to this page and you can purchase a lesson in a separate transaction, thank you!

Cancellation Policy

  • 15 days or more before January 30th (before Jan 15)= 100% refund.
  • 2 days - 14 days before January 30th (between Jan 16 and Jan 28) = 50% refund.
  • Less than 2 days before January 30th (between Jan 28-Jan 30) = 0% refund.


Please register for our mailing list to get announcements regarding the trip. If you would like to do service on the trip or have questions not answered above, please email us at


Join us for the first planning meeting Friday, Dec 22 at 7pm at CAFE JAX (318 East 84th Street). Can't make it but want to do service? e-mail us at

First time skiers and snowboarders welcome; you will not be left alone!