Skylight Mountain Guides offers backcountry skiing, snowboarding, and hiking in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

Located in the Saratoga Springs – Lake George Region, Skylight Mountain Guides has easy access to the skiing and hiking resources of the Lake George, Indian Lake, and High Peaks Regions.

The Adirondack Mountains are in northern New York, bordered by Canada and Vermont. This is a huge region with a blend of mountains, wild forests, and lakes, as well as rural towns and mountain culture.

Despite being a huge area, access to the different regions is straightforward. Lots of variety means lots of options when it comes to weather and conditions. The Lake George Region gets the coastal storms, lake effect snow often blankets the Indian Lake Region, and the high trailheads of the High Peaks hold a decent base through the winter.

The highest mountain ranges are clustered in the High Peaks Region which has lots of hiking trails and alpine terrain. The mountain ranges to the south are dispersed over a larger area and have their own collection of classic ski trails, glades, and peaks.

A Great Day in the Mountains!

What is the skiing like?

There are steep ski trails that descend our highest summits and adventurous nordic trails which cross mountain passes. Our alpine terrain includes summit snowfields, open slide paths, and steep gullies. Our forests are full of hardwood glades, too.

What is the hiking like?

Like some of the more involved ski descents, our High Peaks are guarded by long approaches, unmarked paths, and steep hiking trails. There are 46 official High Peaks. Some of them are reached by well-maintained trails and reasonable mileage, whereas the remote and rugged ones make for some seriously tough mountain days.

Why Skylight Mountain Guides?

Our guides have extensive knowledge and experience with Adirondack skiing and hiking, and we can provide you with multiple options that best match current conditions, your fitness, and your skill level. The Adirondacks are where we play, and we’re excited to share the experience with you! A day with Skylight Mountain Guides is a great day in the mountains. Leave the planning to us, and you can focus on enjoying a safe and rewarding adventure.