Best Backcountry Skiing & Snowboarding in New York

This list represents the most popular backcountry skiing & snowboarding in New York. Use this list to plan your next New York backcountry skiing & snowboarding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Jackrabbit Trail

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    Adirondack Park, NY

    Jackrabbit Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Essex County, New York. It is within McKenzie Mountain Wilderness and Adirondack Park. It is 5.4 miles long and begins at 1,952 feet altitude. ...
    •  5.4 miles

    Jackrabbit Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Essex County, New York. It is within McKenzie Mountain Wilderness ...

  • #2 Avalanche Pass Trail

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    Adirondack Park, NY

    Avalanche Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within High Peaks Wilderness and Adirondack Park. It is 3.5 miles long and begins at 2,779 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  3.5 miles

    Avalanche Pass Trail is a hiking trail in Essex County, New York. It is within High Peaks Wilderness and Adirondack Park. ...

  • #3 Johns Brook Valley and Camp Peggy O’Brien

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    Gothics, NY

    The Johns Brook Valley lies in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks. The rustic but comfortable Camp Peggy O’Brien provides the option of doing one of the only hut-based ski tours in the A ...
    •  7 miles
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    The Johns Brook Valley lies in the heart of the Adirondack High Peaks. The rustic but comfortable Camp Peggy O’Brien provides ...

  • #4 Wright Peak Ski Trail

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    Algonquin Peak, NY

    A ski tour on Wright Peak in the Adirondack High Peaks offers panoramic views from the summit and an exciting descent of the historic Wright Peak Ski Trail.
    •  7 miles
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    A ski tour on Wright Peak in the Adirondack High Peaks offers panoramic views from the summit and an exciting descent of ...

  • #5 Mount Marcy

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    Algonquin Peak, NY

    The ski tour to the summit of Mount Marcy, New York’s highest peak, is one of the great backcountry ski adventures in the East, featuring panoramic views and legendary trail skiing.
    •  14.4 miles
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    The ski tour to the summit of Mount Marcy, New York’s highest peak, is one of the great backcountry ski adventures in the ...