Mount Snow, Vermont

Mount Snow
Where Everyday is a Bluebird Day

Mount Snow first opened for skiing on December 12, 1954 with two chairlifts, two rope tows and seven trails that extended about halfway up the mountain.

Over the years Mount Snow would continue to grow steadily, adding lifts, facilities and snowmaking capacity until today Mount Snow skiers can enjoy four separate lodge facilities, 20 lifts capable of carrying 30,370 skiers per hour and 476 acres of snowmaking!

Through the years Mount Snow has also worked to maintain the goals and visions of a resort that would be absolutely fabulous! And fabulous was the word used to describe some of the innovations at Mount Snow like the first year-round outdoor swimming pool in the East adjacent to an indoor skating rink!

Or the Jetsons-like cable cars that ran through the air over Snow Lake. Or Snow Lake itself where a 350-foot geyser tossed 10,000 gallons of water per minute, water that froze into a huge glacier in the middle of the lake forming "Fountain Mountain" where skiing went on well into the summer!

While the face of Mount Snow has continued to change, the spirit has remained the same. Mount Snow is a resort dedicated to being different. We strive to give you, our guest, a unique and fun experience every time you visit us.

The fun is not just the skiing in the Mount Snow region. There are many mountain activities to suit everyone's needs. For example, tubing, snowmobiling, shopping, bowling and movies just to name a few. If that's not enough, Mount Snow hosts a number of special events all year long.

Mount Snow is nestled in the Green Mountains of southern Vermont.


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Mountain Statistics for Mount Snow
Base Elevation: 1,900 ft (579 meters)
Summit Elevation: 3,600 ft (1,097 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,700 ft (518 m)
Skiable Area: 588 acres (238 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 156 in (396 cm)
Longest Run: 13,200 ft (4,023 m)
Snowmaking: 80 %
Number of Lifts: 20
Uphill Lift Capacity: 30,370 per hour
Types of Lifts: 1 Hi-Speed Six Pack Bubble Chair
3 Hi-Speed Quads
1 Quad
6 Triple Chairs
4 Double Chairs
1 Rope Tow
3 Carpets
Number of Trails: 80
Trail Ratings for Mount Snow
Easiest: Easiest 14%
More Difficult: More Difficult 73%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 13%
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 Mount Snow
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Nearby Snow Tubing: Yes
Snowshoe Trails: Yes