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   Vermont: Jay Peak Resort: Expansions
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West Bowl at Jay Peak Resort
West Bowl Details
West Bowl
Status:Proposed
First Season of Operation:
Lifts:3 chairlifts
Terrain:Intermediate and expert trails
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Though it has been decades since plans to expand to the West Bowl first emerged, the proposal is still considered alive.

While the details of the proposal have evolved throughout the years, a somewhat separate area remains in the plans, featuring numerous glades and tree island trails served by perhaps three lifts (ranging from quads to high speed six packs). In addition to these lifts serving the new terrain, a high speed six pack would likely run from the bottom of the complex up to the existing main mountain.

An early 2015 environmental settlement pertaining to past Jay Peak construction related sediment issues has further delayed the West Bowl project until streams are deemed recovered by the state. In addition, as of March 2015, the West Bowl project has yet to obtain funding.


A 1993 map of the proposed West Bowl area
A 1993 map of the proposed West Bowl area

A 2000 map of the proposed West Bowl area
A 2000 map of the proposed West Bowl area

The proposed West Bowl area on the 2008 Jay Peak trail map
The proposed West Bowl area on the 2008 Jay Peak trail map

The undeveloped West Bowl area as seen from Jay Peak
The undeveloped West Bowl area as seen from Jay Peak

Jay Peak Resort Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Stateside Redevelopment2013-14Open
Summit1965-66Open
West BowlProposed
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Last updated: March 9, 2015

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