The Lake Placid Olympic Jumping Complex was built for the 1980 Olympics and features two jumps that are 90 and 120 meters tall. Visitors can feel what's it's like to look down and see what the jumpers see from the top.
The Jumping Complex serves as a training ground for ski jumpers and aerialists year-round. The centerpieces of the Ski Jumping Complex are the 90- and 120-meter ski jumps that tower over the trees around them. A glass-enclosed elevator offers panoramic views of the Adirondack High Peaks as you make your way up. At the top, you can walk up additional stairs and see what the jumpers saw!
Alongside the 90-meter Ski Jump Tower & Landing Hill is a zipline park designed to replicate a similar thrill to what an Olympic Ski Jumper experiences.The facility also has an eight-person Skyride, a state-of-the-art pulse gondola, that you can ride back down to the Visitor Center.
In the winter, the Ski Jumping Complex is $11 for adults and $8 for juniors and seniors on non-event days, on event days, the cost is $16 and $10 respectively. In the summer visitors may view the ski jumps from the Intervales Lodge at no charge. Visitors can tour the facility during the summer and view the ski jumps from the Intervales Lodge at no charge.
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