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Because it's closest to the metropolitan centers of Boston, Hartford, Providence, and New York City, Mount Snow is one of Vermont's largest and most popular ski resorts.

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Mount Snow is on Vermont Route 100 in West Dover VT, 30 miles (48 km) west of I-91 (map).

A resort this big has all the facilities: nursery, child care, kids' programs, bars, cafeteria, restaurants, equipment rentals, a great ski school, and many miles of cross-country trails, not to mention 135 million gallons of lake capacity for snowmaking. Let Mother Nature go dry, it doesn't matter—so long as there is cold, there will be snow here.

Getting There

Travel to Mount Snow from:

Boston MA: 127 miles (2.5 hours)

Hartford CT: 117 miles (2.25 hours)

New York City: 213 miles (4 hours)

Adventure Northeast runs direct buses from New York City to Mount Snow. Here's more info on transport.

Mount Snow

Mount Snow (3580 feet/1091 meters) has a vertical drop of 1700 feet (518 meters), four interconnected ski areas boasting a total of 145 ski trails (23 green, 90 blue, 32 black) totalling 48 miles, 23 lifts including a ski-on gondola, and 85% snowmaking capability.

Three of the four ski areas are great for beginners and intermediate skiers, and the North Face is challenging enough for black-diamond lovers.

Snowboarders enjoy four terrain parks and a superpipe.

It's crowded, yes, because it's close to the cities, and is a good mountain for beginners and intermediate skiers, but it's also got a lot of variety and activities.

Come mid-week to avoid the weekend crowds. On weekends, hit the slopes early and get in some good runs, rest when the crowds arrive, and get some more runs in later in the day.

Mount Snow lake & lift, Mount Snow Ski Resort, Vermont
Mount Snow: dramatic views from the lifts & summit,
and big lakes for making snow.

Accommodations

Hotels, motels and inns near the slopes are easily found. More...

Mount Snow
info@mountsnow.com
Tel 800-245-7669, 802-464-3333
12 Pisgah Road (map)
West Dover VT 05356

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