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Deerfield Ridge at Haystack Mountain
Deerfield Ridge Details
Deerfield Ridge
First Season of Operation:1980s
Lifts:2 chairlifts
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As part of a grand Mt. Snow and Haystack expansion proposal, a connection between the areas was planned in the 1980s. A 1989 proposal map displayed two new lifts and nearly a dozen new trails being constructed toward Mt. Snow by the Haystack Associates (with additional trails and lifts to be constructed by Mt. Snow), much of it in Green Mountain National Forest land.

It is not known how far this proposal went, however the trails and lifts were never constructed. Haystack would go bankrupt and be taken over by Mt. Snow starting in 1991.

The proposed Deerfield Ridge Link in a 1989 plan
The proposed Deerfield Ridge Link in a 1989 plan

Haystack Mountain Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Deerfield Ridge1980sCancelled
Hermitage Connection2012-13Open
South Witches1980sCancelled
The Witches1987-88Open
Upper Mountain1965-66Open
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Last updated: April 23, 2014

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