Jay Peak, Vermont

Jay Peak
Diverse Trails

Jay Peak is located in north central Vermont, and is one of Vermont's nicest ski resorts.

The ski area offers 2,153 vertical feet of skiing, 77 diverse trails and glades, 80 percent snowmaking coverage and modern, efficient lifts including Vermont's only aerial tramway.

Jay Peak is famous for receiving the most natural snowfall of any eastern ski resort, averaging 379 inches.

Snowboarders love all trails on the mountain, but can also ride a half-pipe and terrain course all their own. Telemark skiers enjoy Jay's steep pitch while traditional cross-country skiers crisscross the 20 km of wooded trails.

Jay Peak is only half an hour from I-91, Exit 26. From Canada, Jay Peak is the closest Vermont area. Canadians have convenient travel via the Eastern Townships Autoroute 10 and taking Exit 106 to Route 245 and 243 south to the U.S. border at N. Troy, Vt.

Mountain Statistics for Jay Peak
Base Elevation: 1,815 ft (553 m)
Summit Elevation: 3,968 ft (1,209 m)
Vertical Drop: 2,153 ft (656 m)
Skiable Area: 385 acres (156 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 379 in (963 cm)
Longest Run: 15,840 ft (4,828 m)
Snowmaking: 80 %
Number of Lifts: 8
Uphill Lift Capacity: 12,175 per hour
Types of Lifts: 2 Surface Lifts
1 Double Chair
1 Triple Chair
2 Quad Chairs
1 Detachable Quad
1 Tram (60 people)
Number of Trails: 77
Trail Ratings for Jay Peak
Easiest: Easiest 20%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 40%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Jay Peak
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Required: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Cross Country: 20 km