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Q:

Where Are The Best Places to Ski in Vermont?

I need to get away.

Feb 19, 2013
Outside
Outside Magazine
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Vermont has tons of chances for you to plow through the powder.    Photo: burke1/SkiVermont

A:

To me, the best hidden skiing is in the backcountry. Vermont boasts epic runs in the woods, near Jay Peak in the Northeast Kingdom and down throughout the Green Mountains—especially around the state’s tallest mountain, 4,400-foot Mount Mansfield. But if you’re looking for groomed slopes, a few small throwback resorts come to mind. All three tend to get overlooked by tourists, who opt for the glitzier resorts close by, but not by locals who like their lift tickets cheap and their trails empty.

Middlebury College Snow Bowl
Burke Mountain
Bolton Valley

Filed To: Adventure Adviser, Travel, North America, United States, Vermont, Snow Sports, Skiing and Snowboarding, Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding

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