With 138 skiable acres, views from the summit of Bristol Mountain and its 38 slopes and trails are breathtaking. This premier ski mountain in the Finger Lakes provides a variety of inclines for every skier and snowboarder from beginner to expert. During Bristol Mountain’s night operating season, 97% of their trails have lighting. To assure skiers and snowboarders of the best possible snow conditions, Bristol Mountain’s state-of-the-art snowmaking system covers 100% of the terrain!
Located at the summit of Bristol Mountain, the Nordic Center is an experience unlike any other in the region. Snowmaking, lighting, and grooming on a .75-mile stretch of gentle rolling hills equates to fun for the whole family. Plus there’s an additional 1.2-mile loop that when open, weather permitting, provides a total of 1.8 miles of thrilling outdoor Nordic fun.
The Nordic Center is scheduled to operate daily 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. from mid-December through mid-March depending on weather, snow conditions, and race events.
North Star Village at Bristol Mountain
Enjoy slopeside lodging at the base of Bristol Mountain in a picturesque North Star Village townhouse. Each unique townhouse offers all the comforts of home complete with a full kitchen, fireplace, cable television, internet access, laundry facilities, towels, and linens. Enjoy first tracks in the morning then head back to the townhouse for food, drink, and an afternoon nap. Send the children out for a few runs after dinner while you relax in front of a cozy fire.
Ski and Stay Program
Bristol Mountain has partnered with nine nearby lodging facilities including from hotels to bed and breakfasts in Canandaigua, Naples and Victor, NY. The program provides you with a special price that includes one lift ticket with one night’s lodging.
Children ages 8-12 receive a free lift ticket Monday-Friday. Children age 7 and younger receive a free lift ticket any day with an adult purchase.
“Bristol Mountain’s learn to ski VIP Gold program was an invaluable opportunity. Prior to the program, I had absolutely no experience of skiing . . . It had excellent instruction, with a variety of teachers who catered to all abilities and learning styles.”
—KS972, Buffalo, NY
Dining at Bristol Mountain
Enjoy live music and relax in front of the fireplace at Bristol Mountain’s new apres-ski eatery featuring local brews, craft whiskey, and artisan bites. Located in the Sunset Lodge Loft.
The Sunset Kitchen offers easy-on-the-pocket, healthy choices. Select from an all-American menu of homemade soup and chili, macaroni & cheese, hotdogs, and french fries.
The Sunset Lodge is located at the base of the mountain and is open daily from mid-December through mid-March. Hours are subject to change depending on skier and snowboarder attendance.
The Summit Grille, located on the Summit Center Deck is easily accessible after unloading from the Comet Express high-speed quad and provides an outdoor opportunity to grab a quick bite between runs. Limited selection of beverages and burgers available. Operation is weather dependent with picnic tables available on the Summit Center deck or inside the Summit Demo/Nordic Center.
Morning Star Café
Built in 2008, the Morning Star Café is a quaint, comfortable, and picturesque slopeside waffle house that features homemade Belgian waffles, locally produced maple syrup, and an assortment of nourishing drinks and juices.
The Morning Star Café is located mid-mountain, nestled between the Nova and Morning Star trails. Subject to trail access, the Café is open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from mid-December through mid-March.
The market-style Carver’s Kitchen provides you with creative and healthy selections from the Galaxy Grille served at the Rocket Grill, to Taste of Home with chef-inspired specialties, to the design-your-own burrito bar at Rio Bristol, or enjoy house-made soups and chili at the Hot Pot station.
Adults, ages 21 and older, will enjoy a cocktail and select from a limited selection of appetizers offered in the Satellite Lounge located on the 2nd level of the Rocket Lodge.
Constructed in the Fall 2011, the Event Center is utilized for special events such as races and freestyle competitions and is open at peak times for seating, picnicking, free WI-FI and limited vending. The Event Center is located south of the Sunset Lodge with easy access from the parking lot to the lifts.
Take Amtrak to Bristol Mountain Ski Resort
Experience Bristol Mountain via Amtrak to Rochester Station in Rochester, NY—Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount!
Get picked up from Rochester Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Rochester office today at 585-423-2220.