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 Directions to Cheel Arena At Clarkson  Directions to Whiteface Mountain  Directions to Maxcy Ice Arena At SUNY Potsdam  Directions to Olympic Center  Directions to Roos House At SUNY Canton  Directions to Olympic Speed Skating Oval  Directions to Olympic Jumping Complex  Directions to Mt. Van Hoevenberg  Directions to Gore Mountain

A 3,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Potsdam, New York, Cheel Arena opened in 1991. It’s home to Clarkson University’s Golden Knights Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division 1 hockey.

Cheel Arena At Clarkson

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With the greatest vertical drop of any lift-serviced mountain in the Northeast, mile after mile of groomed cruisers, renowned backcountry, and host to the 1980 Olympic Winter Games, Whiteface Mountain is surrounded by some of the most charming mountain towns in the Northeast.

Whiteface Mountain

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The ice ready for a hockey game at Maxcy Ice Area at the State University of New York at Potsdam

Maxcy Ice Arena is the proud home of Potsdam Bears hockey. After undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation in 2013, the arena now features a high-efficiency refrigeration and climate-control system.

Maxcy Ice Arena At SUNY Potsdam

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Site of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Games, including the legendary “Miracle on Ice,” the Olympic Center features three ice rinks: Herb Brooks Arena, Jack Shea Arena, and the USA Rink. It’s also home to the Lake Placid Olympic Museum.

Olympic Center

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The SUNY Canton ice arena at Roos House Athletic Center boasts a state-of-the-art refrigeration system to help provide a fresh ice surface, comfortable stadium seating for fans, and world-class locker room facilities. The arena is home to the SUNY Canton Kangaroos hockey teams. 

Roos House At SUNY Canton

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The James B. Sheffield Olympic Skating Rink is an artificial, outdoor ice track used for speed skating. The arena hosted the speed skating events at both the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. The Oval is also the site where Eric Heiden won an unprecedented five individual Olympic gold medals at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games while also setting four Olympic records.

Olympic Speed Skating Oval

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One of the most-recognizable competition venues from the 1980 Winter Olympics is the Lake Placid Olympic Ski Jumping Complex—home to 90- and 120-meter ski jumps. The Jumping Complex serves as a training ground for ski jumpers and aerialists year-round. 

Olympic Jumping Complex

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Mt. Van Hoevenberg combines outdoor recreation with Lake Placid’s Olympic legacy. The sliding center boasts a world-class combined skeleton and bobsled track while the Nordic center offers 4km of World Championship rated trails and 50km of additional cross country skiing trails. Plus, the new Mountain Pass Lodge offers a restaurant, retail shopping, equipment rentals, and more. 

Mt. Van Hoevenberg

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Gore Mountain is located in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains and boasts the largest trail and lift network in the state. The mountain offers more than 2500 vertical feet and four different peaks of terrain.

Gore Mountain

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