Even though summer is still a few weeks away on the calendar, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is traditionally seen at the traditional start of the summer season. It's a time of year when 'camps up north' get opened up for the season. Maybe it's warm enough for a dip in a lake or pool. Not this 2013 Memorial Day Weekend in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks.

The image above is of the road to the top of Whiteface Mountain near Lake Placid.

The region is banketed by close to two feet of snow.

The caption that accompanied the photo above:

Told ya it was going to snow! Just in case you are wondering, the Whiteface Veterans Memorial Highway is currently closed to vehicles. YES, THIS IS TODAY, photo courtesy Morgan Langey. Get your season pass now http://bit.ly/WFPass

 

Update Monday 5/27 7:30am

All told, Whiteface Mountain saw 36 inches (3 FEET!) of snow this holiday weekend. Here's what those who headed to the high peaks saw:

Vermont and New Hampshire