Plattsburgh Air Force Base
Plattsburgh, NY
Dates operated unknown

Introduction ~ Recent Photos


Thanks to Peter Alban, we now know about this lost area in Plattsburgh:

"I was just shown a small ski hill  on the old air force base in Plattsburgh NY. The area is located on a hill next to the bases golf course which is still in use, however the ski hill is now used to store railroad tracks, old cars, and golf carts in the winter. The old rope tow towers, lights, and top lift shack are still there as well as the old truck used to power the lift. I would say it is around 150 vertical feet."

To the right is an aerial view of the slope. Note that it is quite small. Google Earth estimates the vertical to be just 2 feet! That's not correct though, it appears to be around 100 feet. The tow is about 500 feet long.

Recent Photos

Peter Alban took the following photos in November of 2008, showing the ski area. To the left are parts of the rope tow in storage.
Bottom of the rope tow with old cars. Parts of the rope tow.
View of the slope. More of the slope.
Top of the rope tow. Top of slope.
Lift shack at top.


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Last updated: December 24, 2008

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