Directions to Lake Placid


The Lake Placid Climbing School is located inside the Lake Placid Eastern Mountain Sports store. Our downtown location is a perfect starting point for any Adirondack adventure, from climbing to paddling!

Climbing School Address

2453 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946

(845)668-2030 (school office)
(518)523-2505 (retail store)*
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*Please call the retail store for gear rental information.

Driving Directions

Montreal, Quebec
2 hours/110 miles

New York, New York
5 hours/290 miles

Boston, Massachusetts
5 hours/300 miles

From south points (NYC/Albany) take 87 north to exit 30 for US-9/NY-73 (Keene Valley/Keene). Turn left on US-9N and bear left onto NY-73W. Continue on NY-73W for approximately 28 miles until you reach Main Street (86) in Lake Placid. Turn left on Main Street (86). Eastern Mountain Sports is about 1 mile on your right.

Air Travel

The Adirondack Regional Airport provides the quickest, most convenient access to and from the Adirondack Mountains of Northern New York.  Daily commercial service to and from Logan International in Boston, MA is provided by Cape Air.

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