Mount Killington, Vermont © Briancua
Vermont experiences heavy snowfall in
winter, creating excellent downhill and cross-country skiing
opportunities, drawing both local and international snowlovers.
Vermont has a number of popular ski resorts such as Stowe,
Killington, Sugarbush, Jay Peak, Mad River Glen, Okemo and
The snow season is extended at some of the
resorts, most notably Killington, by world-class snowmaking systems
but it's generally possible to ski in Vermont from mid-October
until as late in the year as June. Furthermore, many of the resorts
stay open in summer and offer a range of activities.
Killington Ski Resort in central Vermont is
one of the country's largest ski areas, and generally in the top
ten for popularity and annual visitors. Sugarbush Resort also
offers extensive ski trails and slopes, and Jay Peak offers
excellent off-piste options. Visitors flock from neighbouring
Canada, Boston and New York, and around the world.
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