Plattekill Mountain is a ski area located in the state of New York in USA. The resort is in the town of Roxbury, NY.
We recently ranked all of New York's ski resorts, so you can see where Plattekill Mountain stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Plattekill Mountain is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Plattekill Mountain. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Plattekill Mountain's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Plattekill Mountain around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Plattekill Mountain Terrain Overview
Plattekill Mountain has a total of 38 ski trails, which are serviced by 4 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Plattekill Mountain is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 75 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 30 hectares, 0.1 square miles, or 0.3 square kilometers.
Plattekill Mountain's slopes see on average 175 inches (4.4 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 14 feet every year!
Plattekill Mountain Elevation
Plattekill Mountain has a summit elevation of 3,500 feet, or 1,067 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 2,400 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 1,100 feet (335 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Plattekill Mountain's summit elevation is about average. There are a lot of ski slopes that are quite a bit higher, but also many that are much, much smaller.
Plattekill Mountain Difficulty Level
49.2out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Plattekill Mountain has 75 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Plattekill Mountain is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 20% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 80%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Plattekill Mountain good for beginners?
Plattekill Mountain can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 80% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Plattekill Mountain Location
Plattekill Mountain is located in the state of New York, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Roxbury, NY.
Roxbury, NY 12474 USA
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Getting to Plattekill Mountain
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Plattekill Mountain), its coordinates of 42.27000, -74.64000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Roxbury, NY to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Plattekill Mountain.
|Syracuse Hancock International Airport||SYR||Syracuse, NY||94 mi|
|LaGuardia Airport||LGA||New York, NY||110 mi|
|Newark Liberty International Airport||EWR||New York, NJ||112 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Plattekill Mountain.
|Albany International Airport||ALB||Albany, NY||54 mi|
|New York Stewart International Airport||SWF||Newburgh, NY||60 mi|
|Greater Binghamton/Edwin A Link field||BGM||Binghamton, NY||69 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Plattekill Mountain, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Plattekill Mountain.
|Windham Mountain||Windham, NY||3,100 ft||51%||19 mi|
|Hunter Mountain||Hunter, NY||3,200 ft||55%||21 mi|
|Snow Ridge||Turin, NY||2,000 ft||38%||33 mi|
|Holiday Mountain||Monticello, NY||1,300 ft||35%||44 mi|
|Four Seasons||Ravena, NY||550 ft||25%||45 mi|
|Sawkill||Wallkill, NY||2,215 ft||13%||52 mi|
|Royal Mountain||Saint Johnsville, NY||1,800 ft||37%||54 mi|
|Dry Hill||Waterton, NY||950 ft||34%||58 mi|
|Elk Mountain||Union Dale, PA||2,693 ft||48%||60 mi|
|Tuxedo Ridge||Central Valley, NY||1,400 ft||30%||70 mi|
|Bousquet Mountain||Pittsfield, MA||1,818 ft||48%||70 mi|
|Jiminy Peak||Hancock, MA||2,380 ft||46%||71 mi|
|Mt. Peter||Greenwood Lake, NY||1,250 ft||37%||74 mi|
|Mohawk Mountain||West Cornwall, CT||1,600 ft||36%||75 mi|
|Berkshire East||Charlemont, MA||1,840 ft||45%||75 mi|
|Thunder Ridge||Patterson, NY||1,270 ft||29%||76 mi|
|Willard Mountain||Greenwich, NY||1,415 ft||36%||77 mi|
|Toggenburg||Fabius, NY||1,780 ft||39%||77 mi|
|Labrador Mountain||Truxton, NY||1,825 ft||39%||78 mi|
|McCauley Mountain||Cold Brook, NY||2,260 ft||38%||78 mi|
|Otis Ridge Ski Area||Otis, MA||1,700 ft||35%||78 mi|
|Montage Mountain||Scranton, PA||1,960 ft||46%||83 mi|
|West Mountain||Queensbury, NY||1,470 ft||31%||84 mi|
|Song Mountain||Tully, NY||1,940 ft||23%||86 mi|
|Campgaw Mountain||Mahwah, NJ||720 ft||14%||87 mi|
|Blandford||Blandford, MA||1,685 ft||25%||88 mi|
|Woodbury Ski Area||Woodbury, CT||850 ft||34%||88 mi|
|Shawnee Mountain||East Stroudsburg, PA||1,350 ft||37%||88 mi|
|Bear Creek Mountain||Macungie, PA||1,110 ft||36%||91 mi|
|Camelback Mountain||Tannersville, PA||2,050 ft||39%||92 mi|
|Ski Sundown||New Hartford, CT||1,075 ft||30%||92 mi|
|Whitetail Mountain||Mercersburg, PA||1,800 ft||41%||95 mi|
|Jack Frost||White Haven, PA||2,000 ft||43%||96 mi|
|Big Boulder||Lake Harmony, PA||2,175 ft||31%||97 mi|
|Mt. Southington||Plantsville, CT||525 ft||32%||98 mi|
|Mountain Creek||Hackettstown, NJ||1,480 ft||42%||99 mi|
|Mount Snow||Somerset, VT||3,600 ft||47%||99 mi|
Plattekill Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||3,500 ft|
|Base Elevation||2,400 ft|
|Vertical Drop||1,100 ft|
(20% Beginner, 40% Intermediate, 40% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||175 inches|