Ski Vermont

Vermont and skiing are as synonymous as Vermont and maple syrup. This northern New England state is a well known destination for both downhill (Alpine) and cross country (Nordic) skiing.

Vermont Downhill / Alpine Skiing

Vermont has 19 alpine ski resorts with over 6,000 acres of alpine terrain, nearly 1,300 trails, and more than 175 lifts. With average annual mountain snowfall of 225 inches, and state-of-the-art snowmaking, Vermont is a downhill skiers dream.

Vermont Alpine Ski Resorts

Ski Area Location Trails Lifts Night Skiing?
Bear Creek Mountain Club Plymouth, VT 15 2 No
Bolton Valley Ski Resort Bolton Valley, VT 70 6 Yes
Bromley Mountain Ski Resort Peru, VT 46 9 No
Burke Mountain Ski Resort East Burke, VT 55 6 No
Cochran’s Ski Area Richmond, VT 8 4 Yes
Jay Peak Ski Resort Jay, VT 76 9 No
Killington Resort Killington, VT 155 22 No
Mad River Glen Ski Area Waitsfield, VT 45 4 No
Magic Mountain Ski Area Londonderry, VT 43 4 No
Middlebury College Snow Bowl Middlebury, VT 17 3 No
Mount Snow Ski Resort West Dover, VT 80 20 No
Northeast Slopes Ski Area East Corinth, VT 12 3 No
Okemo Mountain Resort Ludlow, VT 119 19 No
Pico Mountain Ski Resort Killington, VT 52 7 No
Quechee Club Quechee, VT 13 3 No
Smugglers’ Notch Resort Smugglers’ Notch, VT 78 8 No
Stowe Mountain Ski Resort Stowe, VT 116 13 No
Stratton Mountain Ski Resort Stratton Mountain, VT 94 11 No
Sugarbush Ski Resort and Golf Club Warren, VT 111 16 No
Suicide Six Ski Area South Pomfret, VT 23 3 No

Vermont Cross Country / Nordic Skiing

Vermont has more than two dozen cross-country ski touring centers with nearly 900 miles of Nordic trails.

Vermont is also home to the Catamount Trail, with its 300 miles of cross country skiing traversing the entire length of Vermont. The Catamount Trail is North America’s longest backcountry Nordic ski trail. The trail, open to the public for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing, spans the entire distance of the state from the Massachusetts border to Vermont’s border with Canada and covers both backwoods terrain and groomed trails.

Vermont Cross Country Ski Centers

Ski Area Location Trails Groomed Trails Other
Blueberry Hill Inn Ski Center Goshen, VT 75km 55km Snowshoeing
Bolton Valley Nordic Ski Center Bolton Valley, VT 100km 30km Snowshoeing
Catamount Outdoor Family Center Williston, VT 35km 20km Snowshoeing
Catamount Trail Vermont North to South 483km
Craftsbury Nordic Center Craftsbury Common, VT 85km 85km Snowshoeing
Edson Hill Manor Cross Country Ski Touring Center Stowe, VT 25km 25km Snowshoeing
Hazen’s Notch Association Montgomery Center, VT 50mi 40mi Snowshoeing
Jay Peak Nordic Center Jay, VT 20km 20km Snowshoeing
Kingdom Trails – Nordic Skiing East Burke, VT 70km 70km Snowshoeing
Millstone Hill Touring Center Barre, VT 40km 40km Snowshoeing
Morse Farm Ski Touring Center East Montpelier, VT 24km 24km Snowshoeing
Mountain Meadows XC Center Killington, VT 28km 28km Snowshoeing
Mountain Top Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Center Chittenden, VT 60km 40km Snowshoeing, snowmaking on 1.5km
Okemo Mountain Resort – Nordic Skiing Ludlow, VT 22km 22km Snowshoeing
Ole’s Cross Country Center Warren, VT 45km 45km Snowshoeing
Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Center Woodford, VT 35km 35km Snowshoeing, moonlight ski tours
Rikert Nordic Center Ripton, VT 42km 42km Snowshoeing
Sleepy Hollow Inn Ski & Bike Center Huntington, VT 35km 35km Snowshoeing, night skiing
Smugglers’ Notch Resort Smugglers’ Notch, VT 30km 23km Snowshoeing
Stowe Cross Country Ski Center Killington, VT 75km 45km Snowshoeing
Timber Creek Cross Country Ski Center West Dover, VT 14km 14km Snowshoeing
Trapp Family Lodge Cross Country Skiing Stowe, VT 160km 60km Snowshoeing
Viking Nordic Center Londonderry, VT 35km 35km Snowshoeing, night skiing
Wild Wings Ski Touring Center Peru, VT 22.2km 22.2km Snowshoeing
Woodstock Inn & Resort’s Nordic Center Woodstock, VT 60km 60km Snowshoeing

Cross Country Skiing on Vermont Public Land

Many state parks and Federal conservation properties also allow cross country skiing:

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