The eastern coast of the United States is well recognized for a variety of reasons throughout the year. From the history of Boston to the food and the culture of the many coastal towns and villages, this region is popular for many reasons including its popular winter resort destinations. In Vermont, massive hillsides and plenty of snowfall make it popular to millions of travelers in winter. Jandar Travel and Vacations invites you to come with us as we explore two Vermont destinations you won’t want to miss.
For Alpine Skiing – Killington
Killington Resort offers six mountain peaks, 3,000 feet of vertical drop and the longest ski season in the east. Already, in the beginning of December, Killington has close to 2 feet of natural snow just waiting for you to arrive. In addition, aggressive snowmaking and plenty of grooming means that Killington is officially sporting the most terrain available and for skiers of all skill levels. Currently 36 groomed trails and plenty of lifts with the promise of more to come make Killington one of this seasons earliest. December 2nd, 2014 marks Killington’s 30th day of operation this season!
- Killington Peak – 4,241′
- Skye Peak – 3,800′
- Ramshead Peak – 3,610′
- Snowdon Peak – 3,592′
- Bear Mountain Peak – 3,262′
- Sunrise Mountain Peak – 2,456′
- Skiable acres – 1,509
- Miles of trails – 73
- Trails – 155
- Lifts – 22
- Gondolas – 2
- Multiple terrain parks
For Nordic Skiing – Stowe
Stowe resort is of course, located in Stowe Vermont. Known for more than just the mountain, the resort is also known as one of the most ecologically friendly and luxurious mountain resorts in the country. In addition, the new high speed lifts, and advanced technology make it a resort you won’t want to miss. Even in summer, Stowe offers world class dining, shopping and golf courses not to mention its year round activities.
Currently there are 26 of 116 trails open, a total of 5 of 13 lifts open and a base of 12’ to 36”.
- Mount Mansfield Summit Elevation – 4,395′
- Highest Skiing Elevation – 3,625′
- Vertical Drop – 2,360′
- Average Annual Snowfall – 314″
- Total Number of Trails – 116 Skiable Acres – 485
- Total Miles – 40
- 13 lifts
Whether you are looking for Alpine or Nordic skiing or a little of both, Vermont’s many options are sure to offer you exactly what you are looking for this winter. Start planning your Vermont ski trip right away.