Best Ski Resorts in Vermont

This list represents the most popular ski resorts in Vermont. Use this list to plan your next Vermont ski resorts trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Mount Snow Ski Resort


Mount Snow, Vermont’s second-largest ski resort, got its start in 1954 when colorful entrepreneur Walter Schoenknecht turned farmer Reuben Snow’s upper astures on Mt. Pisgah into Mount Snow Resort. It…
From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Mount Snow, VT - Ski Resorts BestSki Resorts Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#2. Killington Ski Resort


When you think Killington, you think big. It’s the biggest in the East, and by acreage and number of trails, it’s among the biggest in the country. When Killington opened on December 13, 1958, it had…
From the guidebook "Fodor's Skiing USA"
Killington, VT - Ski Resorts
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#3. Stowe Mountain Ski Resort


Stowe Resort covers two mountains, Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak. Geographically, Mansfield and Spruce look like siblings of different ages and, perhaps, different fathers. Mansfield is big—by Vermont…
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Stowe, VT - Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Resorts
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#4. Sugarbush Ski Resort


Sugarbush opened for business on Christmas Day 1958, when a lift ticket cost $5.50 and the three employees rotated among selling tickets, tending bar, and washing dishes. There were 10 trails, a gondo…
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Warren, VT - Ski Resorts
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#5. Stratton Mountain Ski Resort


Stratton Mountain opened to skiers in December 1961 with 7 mi of trails, two lower lifts, and one upper lift. It was designed as a destination resort, not a drive-in/drive-out ski area. It wasn’t unti…
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Stratton Mountain, VT - Ski Resorts
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