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Ascutney Mountain, Vermont
Ascutney Mountain, Vermont
Updated on Thursday, June 6, 2019
Added a vintage trail map, more lift photos, and more history!
Article: Fire at Mount Snow Mountain Operations Building
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The area's snowmaking offices were destroyed, but the infrastructure was not affected.
Article: Lift and Lodge Construction In Progress Across New England
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Monday, June 3, 2019
Major projects are being wrapped up this off season.
Article: 2018-19 Ski Season Concludes
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Sunday, June 2, 2019
Killington has had the longest ski season in New England for 7 consecutive winters.
Article: Hermitage Club Files for Bankruptcy
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Friday, May 31, 2019
The private club is hoping to restructure under Chapter 11.
Alpine CCC Ski Trails
Some of Vermont's most legendary ski trails were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.
Expansions
Vermont ski area expansions - past, present, future.
Lifts
A year by year breakdown of ski lift installations, relocations, and removals.
Maps
Hundreds of trail maps, past and present.
Then and Now
Side by side comparison photos of how Vermont's ski areas have changed over the years.
Ticket Prices
Weekend day lift ticket prices by year by ski area.
Active Ski Areas with Chairlifts
Area
Town, Years, Vertical
Bolton Valley
Bolton Valley
1966 • 1,704'
Bromley
Peru
1938 • 1,334'
Burke
Burke
1956 • 2,011'
Carinthia
West Dover
1960 • 1,000'
Glen Ellen
Warren
1963 • 2,600'
Jay Peak
Jay
1956 • 2,153'
Killington
Killington
1958 • 3,050'
Mad River Glen
Waitsfield
1948 • 2,037'
Magic Mountain
Londonderry
1960 • 1,700'
Middlebury
Hancock
1939 • 1,050'
Okemo
Ludlow
1956 • 2,200'
Pico
Killington
1939 • 1,967'
Quechee
Quechee
1970 • 650'
Smugglers' Notch
Smugglers' Notch
1950s • 2,610'
Mount Snow
Dover
1954 • 1,700'
Stowe
Stowe
1937 • 2,160'
Stratton
Stratton
1961 • 2,003'
Sugarbush
Warren
1958 • 2,600'
Suicide Six
Woodstock
1937 • 650'
Active Ski Areas with Surface Lifts Only
Area
Town, Years, Vertical
Ascutney
Brownsville
1946 • 170'
Bellows Falls
Rockingham
1950s • 200'
Brattleboro Ski Hill
Brattleboro
1938 • 204'
Chapman Hill
Williston
1960 • 170'
Cochran's
Richmond
1961 • 500'
Cosmic Hill
Moretown
1990s • 175'
Gebbies' Farm
Greensboro
1960 • 200'
Grill Hill
Norwich
2016 • 40'
Hard Ack
St. Albans
1960s • 100'
Harrington Hill
Strafford
1960s • 160'
High Pond
Hubbardton
1950 • 330'
Hitching Post
South Royalton
1950s • 200'
Lyndon Outing Club
Lyndonville
1947 • 433'
Northeast Slopes
East Corinth
1936 • 360'
Pine Mountain
Goshen
1948 • 100'
Seaver Hill
Pomfret
2017 • 250'
Vermont Academy
Saxtons River
2000s • 90'
Vermont Tech
Randolph
100'
Lost/Non-Operational Ski Areas
Area
Town, Years, Vertical
Dutch Hill
Heartwellville
1944-1985 • 570'
Haystack
Dover
1964-2018 • 1,400'
Hogback
Marlboro
1946-1986 • 500'
Maple Valley
Dummerston
1963-2000 • 1,000'
Norwich
Northfield
1936-1992 • 902'
Plymouth Notch
Plymouth
1965-2018 • 1,300'
Prospect Mountain
Woodford
1937-1991 • 675'
Snow Valley
Winhall
1942-1984 • 900'
Timber Ridge
Windham
1963-1991 • 795'
Mt. Tom
Woodstock
1951-1978 • 500'
Cancelled Ski Areas
Area
Town, Decade, Vertical
Mt. Abraham
Lincoln
1940s • 2,500'
Black Mountain
Dummerston
1960s
Bolton Valley
Bolton
1940s
Dorset Hollow
Dorset
1960s • 3,000'
Eagle Ridge
Searsburg
1960s
Mt. Equinox
Manchester
1960s
F. Duncan Case
Essex Junction
1970s
Glenn Skiff Farm
Jeffersonville
1930s
Wolf's Run Resort
Bakersfield
1980s • 500'


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