Vermont is one of the most renowned skiing and snowboarding destinations in the world. It has some of the most popular ski resorts, including Stratton Mountain, Killington Resort, Mount Snow, Jay Peak Resort and Okemo Mountain Resort.
The Vermont ski season typically runs from November through April. The exact dates of each ski season vary depending on the weather, with some resorts opening as early as late October and others staying open into mid-May. Many Vermont ski resorts in the state offer special events throughout the winter, making it a popular destination for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts.
Ski resorts in Vermont can open as early as the October or November, but how long is their season good through?
Here's a look at when the popular Vermont ski resorts close for the season
Stratton Mountain is located in Stratton, Vermont and is a great place for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. With 97 trails spanning over 600 acres of terrain, there are plenty of options for beginners to experts alike.
The resort offers terrain parks with jumps, rails and halfpipes for those more adventurous skiers and boarders out there. Additionally, Stratton has two base lodges offering dining choices such as cafeteria-style eateries as well as full-service restaurants with ample views of the mountain.
Historically, Stratton has closed sometime in mid-April.
Killington Resort is known as “The Beast of the East” because it offer a whopping 155 trails across seven different mountains! Boasting some of the longest runs on the east coast - up to 7 miles long - Killington offers terrain for all levels of skiers and snowboarders including glades, steeps and cliffs too.
This resort also offers après ski activities such as live music events in its outdoor venues or enjoying a beer at one of its several bars.
Over the last few years, Killington has closed its season as late as May or June
Mount Snow is located in southern Vermont near Wilmington and Dover. This resort holds some impressive statistics such as 500 acres over 6 peaks with 91 trails; 20 lifts servicing every type range from beginner to expert; four terrain parks with fun jumps and rails; 2 super pipes plus an 18 foot halfpipe; 3 base lodges; 4 mountain restaurants; plus some unique features like an on-site spa for relaxation after a day on the slopes!
Mount Snow typically closes for the season in early to mid April.
Jay Peak Resort is considered a locals favorite due to its location near Canada border but also because it has been voted #1 ski resort by Ski Magazine five years running!
Jay Peak offers something that other resorts don't have: natural snowfall combined with its own state-of-the art snowmaking system resulting in 78 trails serviced by 10 lifts across 380 acres - that’s more than 8 feet average annual snowfall! And if you want even more adventure beyond skiing or boarding there’s also tubing available too!
Because of Jay Peak's northern location compared to other ski resorts, it stays open longer and usually closes for the season in May.
Okemo Mountain Resort boasts 125 trails across 572 acres - something for everyone from first time skiers to experienced veterans alike! This popular destination offers not only great skiing but also activities like ice skating at Jackson Gore Ice Rink.
There are six base lodges featuring food choices ranging from quick snacks to full table service restaurants – perfect after a long day on the slopes!
You can expect Okemo to close for the season sometime in April.