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Article: Killington to Replace North Ridge Triple with Quad
Article: Killington to Replace North Ridge Triple with Quad
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Friday, January 11, 2019
The resort recently filed paperwork with the state to replace the vintage upper mountain lift.
Stowe, Vermont
Updated on Monday, January 7, 2019
Added a vintage trail map, more vintage lift photos, and more history!
Article: Two New Chairlifts Open in Southern Vermont
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Saturday, January 5, 2019
Magic and Stratton opened their new lifts today.
Brattleboro Ski Hill, Vermont
Updated on Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Added more vintage photos and history!
Article: Multiple Ski Areas Remain Closed as the New Year Approaches
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Thursday, December 27, 2018
Chairlifts at ski areas in three states have yet to carry any skiers this season.
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'
Haystack
Dover
1964 • 1,400'
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'
Plymouth Notch
Plymouth
1965 • 1,300'
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'
Hogback
Marlboro
1946-1986 • 500'
Maple Valley
Dummerston
1963-2000 • 1,000'
Norwich
Northfield
1936-1992 • 902'
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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