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Northern Vermont
Bolton Valley Resort
Bolton, VT 05477
Phone: 802-434-3444

Vertical: 1,625 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 300 in.
Base Elevation: 2,035 ft. Snowmaking: 60% of terrain
Lifts: 1 quad, 4 doubles, 1 surface
Trails: 60 trails, 157 acres; 27% 47% 26%

Burke Mountain
East Burke, VT 05832
Phone: 802-626-3322

Vertical: 2,000 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 200 in.
Base Elevation: 1,260 ft. Snowmaking: 75% of terrain
Lifts: 1 quad, 1 double, 2 surface lifts
Trails: 43 trails + glades, 180 acres; 25% 45% 30%

Cochran's Ski Area
Richmond, VT 05477
Phone: 802-434-2479

Vertical: 350 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 78 in.
Base Elevation: 700 ft. Snowmaking: 15 acres; 30% of terrain
Lifts: 4 surface lifts

Jay Peak
Jay, VT 05859
Phone: 802-988-2611 or 800-451-4449

Vertical: 2,153 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 320 in.
Base Elevation: 1,815 ft. Snowmaking: 80% of terrain
Lifts: 1 tram, 1 detachable quad, 2 quads, 1 triple, 1 double, 2 surface lifts
Trails: 76 trails and glades, 385 acres; 20% 40% 40%

Smuggler's Notch
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Phone: 800-451-8752 (res); 802-644-8851 (info); 802-644-1104 (snow)

Vertical: 2,610 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 271 in.
Base Elevation: 1,030 ft. Snowmaking: 62% of terrain
Lifts: 6 double chairs, 2 surface lifts
Trails: 78 trails, 270 acres; 19% 50% 31%

Stowe, VT 05672
Phone: 802-253-3000 or 802-253-3600 (snow)

Vertical: 2,360 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 260 in.
Base Elevation: 1,280 ft. Snowmaking: 350 acres; 73% of terrain
Lifts: 8-passenger gondola, 2 high-speed quad, 7 fixed chairs, 2 surface
Trails: 48 trails, 480 acres; 16% 59% 25%

Central Vermont

by Photographer Carl Heilman

Killington, VT 05751
Phone: 800-621-MTNS or 802-422-3333

Vertical: 3,050 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 250 in.
Base Elevation: 1,150 ft. Snowmaking: 70%
Lifts: 2 gondolas; 6 high-speed quads; 16 fixed chairs; 6 surface lifts
Trails: 200 trails, 1,182 acres; 30% 39% 31%

Mad River Glen

Waitsfield, VT
Phone: 802-496-3551

Vertical: 2,037 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 250 in.
Base Elevation: 1,600 ft. Snowmaking: 20 acres; 15% of terrain
Lifts: 1 single chair and 3 doubles
Trails: 45 trails, 115+ acres; 30% 30% 40%

Middlebury Snow Bowl

Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: 802-388-4356

Vertical: 1,020 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 180 in.
Base Elevation: 1,500 ft. Snowmaking: 40% of terrain
Lifts: 1 triple and 2 doubles
Trails: 15 trails, 110 acres; 33% 34% 33%

Rutland, VT 05751
Phone: 800-621-MTNS or 802-422-3261

Vertical: 1,967 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 200 in.
Base Elevation: 2,000 ft. Snowmaking: 82% of terrain
Lifts: 2 high speed quads, 2 triples, 2 doubles, 1 surface
Trails: 48 trails, 200 acres; 23% 48% 29%

Warren, VT 05674
Phone: 800-537-8427 (res); 802-583-6300 (info); 802-583-7669 (snow)

Vertical: 2,650 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 282 in.
Base Elevation: 1,483 ft. Snowmaking: 282 acres; 68% of terrain
Lifts: 5 high speed quads, 8 fixed chairs, 3 surface lifts
Trails: 111; 508 acres; 20% 45% 35%

Suicide Six
Woodstock, VT 05091
Phone: 802-457-6661 or 800-448-7900

Vertical: 650 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 190 in.
Base Elevation: 550 ft. Snowmaking: 50 acres; 50% of terrain
Lifts: 2 double chairs, 1 J-bar
Trails: 23 trails, 100 acres; 30% 40% 30%

Southern Vermont

by Photographer Carl Heilman

Brownsville, VT 05037
Phone: 802-484-7711 or 800-243-0011

Vertical: 1,800 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 180 in.
Base Elevation: 720 ft. Snowmaking: 95% terrain
Lifts: 1 high-speed quad, 3 triples, 1 double chair, 1 surface lift
Trails: 56 trails, 150 acres; 30% 40% 30%

Manchester Center, VT 05255
Phone: 802-824-5522 or 800-865-4786

Vertical: 1,334 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 150 in.
Base Elevation: 1,950 ft. Snowmaking: 84% of terrain
Lifts: 1 high-speed quad, 1 fixed-grip quad, 4 double chairs, 4 surface lifts
Trails: 43 trails, 300 acres; 35% 34% 31%

Magic Mountain
Londonderry, VT 05148
Phone: 802-824-5645

Vertical: 1,700 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 140 in.
Base Elevation: 1,300 ft. Snowmaking: 87%
Lifts: 1 triple, 1 double, 2 surface
Trails: 35, 108 acres; 25% 25% 50%

Mount Snow/Haystack

Mount Snow, VT 05356
Phone: 800-245-snow; 802-464-2151 (snow)

Vertical: 1,700 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 153 in.
Base Elevation: 1,878 ft. Snowmaking: 85% of terrain
Lifts: 3 high speed quads, 15 fixed chairs, 5 surface
Trails: 145 trails, 771 acres; 16% 62% 22%

Ludlow, VT 05149
Phone: 802-228-4041 or 802-228-5222 (snow) or 800-78-OKEMO

Vertical: 2,200 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 155 in.
Base Elevation: 1,144 ft. Snowmaking: 95% of terrain
Lifts: 5 high speed quads, 7 fixed chairs, 6 surface
Trails: 115 trails, 610 acres; 33% 38% 39%

Jamaica, VT 05155
Phone: 802-297-2200 (info); 802-297-4211 (snow); 800-787-2886 (res)

Vertical: 2,003 ft. Avg. Snowfall: 180 in.
Base Elevation: 1,872 ft. Snowmaking: 90% of terrain
Lifts: 1 12-person gondola, 4 high-speed 6-person chairs, 4 quads, 1 triple, 1 double, 5 surface lifts
Trails: 90 trails, 500+ acres; 42% 31% 27%

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Welcome to Vermont
The Green Mountain State

Visit the premier online guide to the state of Vermont showcasing hundreds of exciting events and attractions throughout the "Green Mountain State" and the Lake Champlain Valley. . We invite you to take a virtual tour of some of our most popular travel destinations featuring the historic communities of Burlington, Shelburne, Middlebury, Essex, Vergennes, Montpelier, St Albans, Rutland, Bennington, Brattleboro, White River Junction, St. Johnsbury, Newport, Killington, Stowe.

Burlington - "Jewel Of Vermont"
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The City of Burlington is the largest and most populated city in Vermont and and is often refered to as the "Queen of Lake Champlain" because of its unique location on the eastern shores of beautiful Lake Champlain bordering the edge of the Adirondack Park. Each year, Burlington welcomes thousands of visitors traveling to the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack mountains of upstate New York. The city of
University of Vermont, Burlington

Burlington is famous for its quintessential charm and architectural beauty and is consistently ranked as one of the top places to live in the United States. Burlington has recieved numerous awards and designations including the winner of the "Great American Main Street Award" by the National Historic Trust and was voted the Number One "City To have It All" by A&E Television. Burlington is also home to numerous museums and landmarks including the Shelburne Museum & Farm, Ethan Allen Homestead, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, and The ECHO Center.
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Vermont's State Capital - Montpelier
Montpelier is the nation's smallest state capital and is located in central Vermont at the confluence of the Winooski and North Branch Rivers. Montpelier features the nationís oldest and best preserved state capital. The State House is famous for its brilliant gold dome which measures 57 feet high and is made of wood sheathed in copper and covered with 23.7 carat gold leaf. The House and Senate chambers are the oldest legislative chambers in their original condition anywhere in the country.
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Rutland - Heart of the Green Mountain State
Located in the heart of the Green Mountain State, Rutland is the second largest city in the state of Vermont. Rutland County includes 28 towns and has approximately 70,000 residents.
The City of Rutland provides the region with a vibrant historic downtown and a variety of businesses and services.
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Bennington - "Primary gateway for Southwestern Vermont"
Bennington County is Vermont's fifth largest community and encompasses 575 square miles with over 35,000 residents. The Town of Bennington is nestled beween two beautiful mountain ranges, the Taconics and Green Mountains, and enjoys easy access to all forms of outdoor recreation.
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Middlebury - "Summer Home of Poet Robert Frost"
Middlebury was originally chartered in 1761 and
is a Shire Town (county seat) of Addison County located in the heart of Vermont dairy country. Middlebury is also home to the highly accredited Middlebury College and represents the quintessential New England college town complete with village green and historic architecture.
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Brattleboro is situated between the West and Connecticut Rivers and serves as the primary gateway for southeastern Vermont. The Town of Brattleboro borders the state of New Hampshire and is centrally located on route to many major Vermont and NH Ski resorts.
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St Albans
The City of St Albans is located near Lake Champlain in the Northwest corner of the state and was originally settled in 1774 and incorporated as a city in 1897. During the Civil War period, Saint Albans was the scene of the northernmost engagement of the American Civil War.
Today, the Saint Albans Historical Museum attracts thousands of history buffs and visitors annually.
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Vergennes - Vermont's Oldest City
Vergennes was established in 1788 and is the third oldest city in the United States and Vermont's oldest city. Only Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut are older than Vergennes, Vermont. Vegennes covers approximately 1200 acres of land and is home to over 2,000 people. Vergennes is located in Addison County, 25 miles south of Burlington; 12 miles north of Middlebury on Route 22A.

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Lake Champlain Valley
The beautiful Lake Champlain Valley was recently ranked "One of Four Outstanding Get-Away Locations in the Northeast" by USA Weekday Magazine. Each year, the Lake Champlain Valley welcomes thousands of visitors traveling to both Vermont's Green Mountains and the majestic Adirondack mountains of upstate New York.
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Vermont Skiing Guide
The premier online guide to Vermont Skiing & Winter Sports in the State of Vermont
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Visit Neighboring New York Ski Areas

Visit the premier online guide to skiing and winter sports throughout all of New York State including the Hudson Valley, Catskill Mountains and the Adirondack High Peaks. New York has a multitude of ski resorts and cross country ski centers including Belleayre Mountain, Bobcat Ski Center, Brantling Ski Slopes, Bristol Mountain Ski Resort , Catamount Ski Area, Cockaigne Ski Resort , Cortina Valley , Dry Hill Ski Area,
Four Seasons Ski Center , Gore Mountain , Greek Peak Ski Resort , Hickory Ski Center , Holiday Mountain , Holiday Valley Resort , HoliMont Ski Area , Hunt Hollow , Hunter, Mountain Ski Bowl , Kissing Bridge, Labrador Mountain , McCauley Mountain , Mt. Peter Ski Area , Mt. Pisgah , Oak Mountain Ski Center , Peek'n Peak Ski Area , Rocking Horse Ranch , Royal Mountain, Sawkill Family Ski Center , Ski Plattekill , Ski Tamarack , Snow Ridge , Song Mountain , Sterling Forest Ski Center , Swain Ski & Snowboard Resort , Titus Mountain , Toggenburg Ski Center, Villa Roma Ski Area, West Mountain Ski Area , Whiteface Mountain - Lake Placid , Willard Mountain Ski Area , Windham Mountain, and Woods Valley Ski Area.

We invite you to preview these major New York State Ski Resorts.

Cockaigne Ski Area
This western New York family ski area is blessed with an average of 275 inches of natural snow each winter. Ski five slopes, all named after delicious treats including "Jelly Roll" and "Macaroon."

Gore Mountain
Gore Mountain in North Creek, New York, is operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority and is located in the country's largest state park. With 62 trails, nine lifts and a 2,100-foot vertical drop, Gore offers skiing for all abilities. Cross country and backcountry skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing are also available.

Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Skiing, tubing, snowboarding or sitting next to the fireplace sipping hot chocolate--they're all options at this cozy ski resort in Cortland, New York. Check for rates, current conditions and available ski and stay packages on their Web site.

Holiday Mountain Ski Area
Located in the Catskill Mountains in Monticello, New York, Holiday Mountain appeals to everyone from first-time skiers to daredevil snowboarders.

Holiday Valley
This Ellicottville, New York, ski resort boasts 52 slopes, 12 lifts and three base lodges. Holiday Valley also operates three terrain parks for snowboarders, skiers and ski boarders. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will find packed trails on the golf course at the base of the mountain.

Hunt Hollow Ski Club
Frequent skiers and snowboarders may want to consider joining this private ski club near Rochester in Naples, New York. The 80-acre ski area has 100% snowmaking.

Hunter Mountain
Hunter Mountain in the Catskills calls itself the snowmaking capital of the world. 100 percent of Hunter's 53 trails have snowmaking, and all 240 acres of the ski area can be covered by 1,100 snow guns. Even if winter doesn't cooperate, Hunter Mountain is a great place for skiing.

McCauley Mountain Ski Center
Located in the Adirondack Park in the town of Old Forge, New York, McCauley Mountain is a downhill and cross-country ski area where three Olympians have learned to ski.

Peek 'n Peak Resort
Peek 'n Peak is in western New York's Chautauqua County. For a charming ski getaway, stay at the Inn at the Peak, a 19th-century mansion turned inn. You'll have easy access to the ski resort's downhill slopes, tubing arena and cross-country trails.

Ski Plattekill
Just 2-1/2 hours from New York City, Ski Plattekill in Roxbury, New York, has both beginner trails and some of the steepest slopes in the East. This Catskills outpost appeals to families, natural snow enthusiasts and anyone who's looking for great skiing with a small ski area atmosphere.

Ski Tamarack
This ski area near Buffalo in Colden, New York, caters to young families.

Snow Ridge Ski Area
Check ski reports for this central New York ski area online, plus find information on rates, ski school, nearby lodging and more.

Song Mountain Resort
Song Mountain is near Syracuse in Tully, New York, and it offers skiing on 24 trails. A good beginner's choice--only three trails will appeal to more experienced skiers.

Swain Ski & Snowboard Center
Watch the Web site for this upstate New York ski area for weekly specials, events and updated snow reports. Don't ski? The whole family can have fun at Gunny's Gorge Tubing Park. Snowboarders will want to check out the Zero Gravity Terrain Park.

Thunder Ridge Ski Area
Family skiing memories await at this ski area located near the New York/Connecticut border. Get there from New York City via the Metro-North Ski Train. Snow is guaranteed with snowmaking over 100 acres.

Titus Mountain
Titus Mountain is in the foothills of the Adirondacks near Malone, New York. It boasts family skiing at affordable prices, along with a snow tubing slide and a ski school for all ages and abilities.

If skiing is your passion, Whiteface is your choice in New York State. Operated by the New York Olympic Regional Development Authority, Whiteface has the highest vertical drop in the East--3,430 feet. Don't worry, though--there is plenty of terrain for less experienced skiers, too. See current conditions for yourself with the Whiteface Cam.

Windham Mountain
Windham Mountain, also known as Ski Windham, is one of New York State's premier skiing destinations. The northern Catskill Mountain area boasts a 3,100-foot summit, 39 trails covering 242 acres for skiing and snowboarding, and a snow tubing area.

Lake Placid, New York
Host of 2 Winter Olympic Games

The 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games have firmly established the Adirondacks, and specifically Lake Placid, as the premier winter sports capital of the world. In fact, when it comes to winter sports, there is more to see and do in the Adirondacks that anywhere else on earth!! Where else can a visitor ride to the top of a 120 meter ski jump or hurdle down a refrigerated bobsled track at 60 miles per hour! With hundreds of miles of beautiful backcountry ski trails, cross country skiers can pole their way from village to village stopping along the way to sample delicious homecooked meals at many trailside inns and bed and Breakfast's. For Alpine Skiers, the Adirondacks boast over 30 ski mountains including Gore and Whiteface Mountain offering the steepest vertical drop in the East.

Adirondack Skiing in Upstate New York

Home of two of the Jewels of the Northeast; Gore Mountain & Whiteface Mountain. From North Creek to Lake Placid, there are thousands of wonderful Cross Country Ski Trails!

Whiteface Mountain
At Whiteface Mountain, you'll find some of the best alpine skiing and snowboarding in North America. It has the greatest vertical drop this side of the Rockies and is the only ski area in the East to have hosted the Olympic Winter Games.


Base Elevation: 1,200 feet
Summit Elevation: 4,867 feet
Top Lift Elevation: 4,416 feet
Vertical Drop: 3,350 feet (Biggest in the East)
Skiable Acreage: 211 acres
Cloudsplitter Gondola: 7.5 minutes from the base to the top of Little Whiteface
Lifts: 10
Trails: 67
Snowmaking: 97% - does not include the slides
Terrain: One-third each of most difficult, more difficult, easiest
Half Pipe: 425 feet, International FIS Specs
Hours: 8:30 am to 4 pm daily
First opened: 1957
The Slides: 35 acres (open conditions permitting) Experts Only
Operated by: New York State Olympic Regional

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Gore Mountain


Schedule: Mid-November through Mid-April. 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Weekends until the end of April
Elevations: Base 1,500 feet; Summit 3,600 feet
Vertical Drop: 2,100 feet
Trails: 62
Longest Run: 2.9 miles
Snowfall: 150 inches per year
Skiable Acres: 292
Terrain: 10% beginner, 60% intermediate, 30% expert
Snowmaking: 95% coverage, water supply from the Hudson River
Lifts: 9 total- New 8 passenger Northwoods Gondola, 2 Quads, 1 Highspeed Triple (The Adirondack Express), 3 Doubles, 2 Surface lifts.
Services: Two Lodges: Main Base Lodge with dining, Ski & Snowboard School, mountain patrol, nursery, rental shop, accessory and clothing shop, lounge, administration, ticketing; Saddle Lodge at mid-mountain with food service.
Location: Route 28 and Peaceful Valley Road, North Creek, NY, 21 miles off I-87
Phone Number: Mountain Offices, (518) 251-2411; Snow report, (800) 342-1234
Key Personnel: General Manager: Michael J. Pratt
Assistant GM/Ski School Director: Joe Barclay
Director of Marketing & Sales: Jason L. Sherry

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Garnet Hill Cross Country Ski Area:

Garnet Hill Lodge is a four season Adirondack Inn / Resort in the Adirondacks of New York- a summer vacation destination and a complete cross country skiing center in winter. Discover Garnet Hill's spectacular lake and mountain view, distinctive accommodations, superb cuisine and outdoor fun.

13th Lake Rd, North River, NY 12856
518-251-2444 Email:

Jackrabbit Trail and Interconnect Pass

The 50-kilometer Jackrabbit Trail runs from Keene, through Lake Placid and Saranac Lake, to Paul Smiths. It is a public trail that connects with four ski centers and several backcountry routes along the way. 15K of trail near ski centers are groomed and subject to a trail fee. Over 35K of ungroomed trail sections are free. Trail maps showing access points and fee areas are available at all centers and sport shops.

Rates: For $12/day, the Interconnect Pass will allow you to access the following ski centers: Cascade, Lake Placid Resort, Mt. Van Hoevenberg and the Whiteface Club. Call 1-800-447-5224.
Season: Open throughout the winter, weather permitting.
301 Main Street/Town Hall
Lake Placid NY 12946

Keene and Keene Valley
'Home of the High Peaks'

The greatest number of high peaks in the Adirondacks (in a single location) rise majestically in the Keene/Keene Valley Region making this area a meca for hikers, climbers and other visitors who wish to experience the remarkable beauty of the Adirondack mountains. There are literally hundreds of trail heads located in the tiny hamlet of Keene including the trail to the summit of Mt. Marcy, the highest mountain in New York State. This year the Annual Adirondack Mountaineering Festival will be held on Jan 18th - 19th in Keene Valley. The event is a celebration of mountaineering that includes a variety of ice climbing and mountaineering clinics.

The Olympic Village of Lake Placid
Nestled in the High Peaks

The High Peaks Region is home to the Olympic Village of Lake Placid hosting the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Lake Placid has also been host for a variety of world class events including the ESPN Outdoor Games, World Cup bobsled and luge, the Ironman Triathalon, international figure skating, Empire State Games and the "I Love NY" Horse Shows. The Lake Placid / High Peaks Region offers visitors a rich variety of historic, artistic and cultural attractions.

Lake Placid's Olympic attractions include famous Whiteface Mountain, boasting the greatest vertical drop in the East and the Mackenzie Intervale Olympic Ski Jumping Complex, where you can ride to the top of the 26 story, 120 meter ski jump in a glass enclosed elevator! Other venues include the Mt. Van Hoevenberg bobsled and luge track where you can take an exhilarating ride down the only dedicated bobsled run in the US. gives you everything you need to know to plan your mountain adventure online when visiting Upstate New York and the Adirondacks. It's all right here at your fingertips . . . with just a click of your mouse.


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