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   Vermont: Okemo Mountain Resort: Expansions
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Glades Peak at Okemo Mountain Resort
Glades Peak Details
Glades Peak
Status:Open
First Season of Operation:1968-69
Lifts:1 chairlift
Terrain:Intermediate and expert trails
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Working to modernize a once-large surface lift ski area, Okemo decided to build a new trail complex in the late 1960s.

Known for awhile as the Snow Bowl, the present day Glades Peak area was slated to open with a new chairlift during the 1968-69 season. In addition, a new $400,000 base lodge was to open that season. Due to early season snowfall, however, the double chairlift construction was halted.

The new Riblet double, 4,086 feet long by 1032 feet vertical, opened for the following season, extending the ski area's overall vertical drop. The new area was expected to prolong the operating season.

In 1991, the Riblet double was replaced with a new Poma fixed grip quad, measuring 3,926 feet long by 1,023 feet vertical.


The Northwest Double on Glades Peak
The Northwest Double on Glades Peak

Glades Peak on the 1982 Okemo trail map
Glades Peak on the 1982 Okemo trail map

Glades Peak on the 2009 Okemo trail map
Glades Peak on the 2009 Okemo trail map

Okemo Mountain Resort Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Glades Peak1968-69Open
Jackson Gore2002-03Open
Morning Star1995-96Open
Solitude1987-88Open
South Face1994-95Open
South Face Village2015-16Construction
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Last updated: March 25, 2014

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