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Northern Vermont has many of the state's best ski areas, and they're less "commercial" than the ones closer to Boston, Hartford and New York City.


Here are northern Vermont's ski areas. Have a look at my Vermont Ski Map to see all of the state's ski and snowboarding resorts.

Bolton Valley Ski Resort

Bolton Valley VT 05477
Family and learning-skier resort, 1704 ft (519 m) vertical drop, six lifts, 64 downhill and 100 km of cross-country trails, 1500-ft terrain park and half-pipe, indoor tennis and basketball, and child care center. More...

Burke Mountain Ski Resort

East Burke VT 05832
Unpretentious old-time atmosphere in lots of snow, 2000 ft (610 m) vertical drop, 4 lifts, 43 open, gladed, meandering and contour-tracking trails, five-acre terrain park and junior park. More...

Cochran's Ski Area

A small, affordable beginners' ski area only 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Burlington, and not far from Bolton Valley, Stowe, and Sugarbush, Cochran's was the first non-profit ski area in the USA. More...

Jay Peak Ski Resort

Jay VT 05859
Big Northeast Kingdom area with lots of natural snow, 2153 ft (656 m) vertical drop, 8 lifts, 76 downhill trails, 60-person aerial tramway, and "real skiing for real people." More...

Smuggler's Notch Ski Resort

Smugglers' Notch VT 05464
Family resort with good ski schools, 2610 ft (796 m) vertical drop, 78 downhill trails, 8 lifts, snowboarding, 30 km of cross-country ski trails and 20 km of snowshoe trails, condo accommodations and a family soul. More...

Stowe Mountain Ski Resort

Stowe VT 05672
Vermont's highest peak, a town with a European spirit, vertical drop of 2360 ft (719 m), 48 trails, 12 lifts, night skiing, terrain parks, half-pipe, and recent expansion and improvement. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan

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Madonna Mountain summit, Smugglers Notch Ski Resort, Vermont

View from the summit of Madonna Mountain, Smugglers Notch Ski Resort VT.

Winter scene, Vermont

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