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Mount Snow Resort Profile


Mount Snow Resort Vermont

Mount Snow's Main Face and Grand Summit Hotel. (Rob Bossi, 2007)

Mount Snow Description:

Located in West Dover, Vermont, Mount Snow offers 107 trails, 19 lifts, a 460 foot long halfpipe, several terrain parks, a tubing park and a well-developed base area. With 80% of their terrain covered by snowmaking, Mount Snow is consistently one of the first resorts to open in the east. The mountain features terrain for all abilities, with 14% of the trails designated for beginners, 73% for intermediates, and 13% for advanced/expert skiers and riders.

Mount Snow Location/Directions:

Mount Snow is located in southern Vermont in the town of West Dover. It is approximately 2.75 hours from New Haven, CT; 2.5 hours from Boston, and 4 hours from New York City. The nearest major airport is Bradley International Airport, located 1.5 hours away in Albany, NY. In addition, train service is available via The Amtrak Vermonter to Brattleboro, Vermont, and the new Ethan Allen Express to Rensselaer/Albany.

Driving Directions to Mount Snow

Mount Snow Statistics:

  • Trails: 107
  • Lifts: 19 (3 high-speed quads, 1 fixed-grip quad, 7 triples, 4 doubles, 4 surface lifts)
  • Uphill Capacity: 30,370/hr.
  • Acres: 590
  • Snowmaking Coverage: 80% (472 acres)
  • Summit Elevation: 3,600 ft. / 1,097 m
  • Base Elevation: 1,900 ft. / 579 m
  • Vertical Drop: 1,700 ft. / 518 m
  • Longest Trail: 3.1 mi / 4.9 km (Long John/Deer Run)
  • Terrain Parks: 5 (see Mount Snow's Parks & Pipes Website)
  • Halfpipe(s): 1
  • Average Snowfall: 156 inches / 396 cm annually
  • Night Skiing: Yes (Jiblet Terrain Park only)

Mount Snow Resort Trailmaps

Mount Snow Reservations:

Lodging and lesson reservations as well as lift ticket and season pass purchases can be made online by visiting the Mount Snow website or by calling 1-800-245-SNOW.

Alternative Activities:

Snow Tubing is offered weekends and holidays at the Carinthia Base Area. Other activities in the area include snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides and cross-country skiing.

Mount Snow Winter Activities Website

Mount Snow Weather & Conditions:

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