Greek Peak Mountain Resort
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Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Location Virgil, New York, United States
Nearest city Virgil, NY
Coordinates 42°30?31?N 76°08?46?W / 42.5085996°N 76.1460485°W / 42.5085996; -76.1460485
Vertical 952 feet (290 m)
Top elevation 2,200 feet (670 m)
Base elevation 1,148 feet (350 m)
Skiable area 220 acres (0.89 km2)
Runs 55
Longest run 1.5 miles (2.4 km)
Lift system 6 chairlifts; 2 magic carpet lifts, 1 tubing carpet
Terrain parks 4
Snowfall 122 inches (310 cm)
Night skiing yes

Greek Peak Mountain Resort is a ski resort, with a vertical drop of 952 feet (290 m), located near Cortland, New York. Greek Peak offers day and night skiing 7 days a week from late December until mid March. This mountain features 55 trails[1] with varied terrain. It also has 6 lifts, 2 magic carpet lifts, and a tubing center with a tubing handle tow. A cross country Nordic center featuring 10 trails is also available. A terrain park with various elements is also located on the mountain along with the Progression Park, which is more suited for people just starting out in the parks. Greek Peak also offers lessons for all ages and every level of skier or boarder. They have babysitting available for non-skiing infants and toddlers as well. Greek Peak is also the home of the ski team Greek Peak Ski Club (GPSC) and hosts NASTAR Racing.

Greek Peak was founded in 1958 by members of the Cortland Ski Club. New York's Governor, William Averell Harriman, who developed Idaho's famous Sun Valley resort and ski mountain, conducted the Opening Day ceremonies for the new ski resort. By 1960, two T-Bars had been built and construction had begun on a new lodge. In 1962, Al Kryger was commissioned to build the first chairlift in central New York. Greek Peak then led the industry by developing the idea of offering packages to local schools and colleges. They now accommodate various schools and colleges from around the region during the winter months. In the fall of 2009, the ski area opened Hope Lake Lodge. This includes a 106-unit fractional ownership condo and hotel, 5,500-square-foot (510 m2) Waterfalls Spa, and 41,000-square-foot (3,800 m2) Cascades indoor water park. There are already plans to expand Hope Lake Lodge and the water park beginning in 2011, according to Greek Peak President Al Kryger.


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Coordinates: 42°30?18?N 76°08?50?W / 42.50500°N 76.14722°W / 42.50500; -76.14722

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