Winter Location Scout VR Panorama: Adirondacks – Mount Van Hoevenburg Olympic Cross Country Ski Center, near Lake Placid, New York
– More than a bit ‘o the ol’ location scout in the Adirondacks on a recent personal trip to Mt Van Hoevenberg Olympic Cross Country Ski Ctr, Lk Placid, NY.
Mount Van Hoevenberg is a summit point located in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, 9 miles (15 km) east-southeast of the town of Lake Placid. Named for Henry Van Hoevenberg (1849–1918), it is best known for the location of the bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track, and of a network of cross-country ski trails. The Mount Van Hoevenberg sports complex was used to host the 1932 (bobsleigh) and 1980 Winter Olympics (bobsleigh, luge, cross-country skiing, and biathlon).