View Finger Lakes Fall Foliage from the ski lift at Bristol Mountain Ski Resort

Fall Sky Rides at Bristol Mountain

Enjoy all of the Fall beauty that the Finger Lakes has to offer and get a birds eye view of the fall foliage by taking a skyride at Bristol Mountain Ski Resort, just a short scenic ride from Naples and Canandaigua, NY. Take a ride the Comet Express chairlift to the top of Bristol Mountain for a peaceful 15-20 minute ride and see the breathtaking views of the Bristol Hills and the valley below. On a clear day, beautiful Canandaigua Lake is visible from the summit.

2011 Fall Sky Ride Schedule and Rates:


Saturdays & Sundays
September 24th – October 30th, Noon-4pm
Plus Columbus Day, Monday, October 10th

  • Adults (ages 13-64) $9 per person
  • Children (ages 3-12) $6 per person
  • Children (ages 2 & younger) Free
  • Seniors (65+) $6 per person
  • Groups (20+) $6 per person

Reservations are required for groups of 20 or more. Call 585-374-1135 or email groupsales@bristolmt.com to schedule your group.

Passengers must be able to get on and off the chairlift without assistance and must wear proper footwear to include sneakers, hiking boots or shoes.

Passengers will unload at the top of the lift and exit the ramp. You may reload the chair at the direction of the lift attendant. Waiting period to reload will vary depending on customer attendance.

Visitors may ride the Comet Express from the summit to the base or hike down via recommended (marked) trails.

Children under 4 feet tall must be accompanied by an adult while riding the chairlift. Children age 2 and younger must be adequately secured by a car seat or papoose carrier while riding the chairlift.