The Mountain

Mountain Facts

Mountain Areas: Main Mountain, North Face, Sunbrook, Carinthia
Total Acreage: 588
Base Elevation: 1,900’
Summit Elevation: 3,600’
Vertical Drop: 1,700’
Total Lifts: 20
Tree Terrain Acreage: Available on all four mountain faces.
Ability Level: 15% green circle, 70% blue square, 15% black diamond
Hours of Operation: 9am – 4pm midweek; 8am – 4pm weekends/holidays
Snowmaking Coverage: 80%
Terrain Parks: 100-acre Carinthia – 10 terrain parks, including our superpipe
Average Annual Snowfall (since 1977): 156”


Lift capacity: 30,370 people per hour
Total Lifts: 20
Six Passenger Bubble Chairs: 1
High-speed Quads: 3
Fixed Quad: 1
Triples: 6
Doubles: 4
Rope Tow: 1
Magic Carpets: 4


Located in southern Vermont in West Dover, Mount Snow is the most accessible Green Mountain getaway from southern metropolitan areas. Found on Route 100 (nine miles from Route 9 in Wilmington and 29 miles from Interstate 91), the resort is just 2.5 hours from Boston and 4 hours from New York City.

Mount Snow is in the Green Mountain National Forest and operates under a special use permit from the U.S. Forest Service.

Driving Times

Albany 1.5 hours, 68 miles
Hartford 2.25 hours, 117 miles
Boston 2.5 hours, 127 miles
Providence 3 hours, 139 miles
New York 4 hours, 213 miles
Philadelphia 6 hours, 291 miles
Washington D.C. 8.5 hours, 425 miles

Air Transportation

Airports close to Mount Snow include Albany International Airport; Bradley International Airport in Hartford; Logan International Airport in Boston; and the regional airport in Keene, New Hampshire.

Tubing Park

All ages! Located just below the Grand Summit Hotel. Serviced by a covered “magic carpet” lift, open under the lights on scheduled evenings. Click here for more info


Specially marked on-mountain trails open every day, weather permitting.

Snowmobile Tours

Guided tours through the Green Mountain National Forest are available from multiple providers in the area. Visit the Mount Snow Chamber of Commerce website for more information.

Cross-Country Skiing

Offered at several locations throughout the valley, including Timber Creek, located directly across Rte. 100.

Lodging Facilities

Mount Snow owns and operates the 200-room Mount Snow Grand Summit Resort Hotel and Conference Center and the 100-room Snow Lake Lodge and also manages several condominium complexes within the base area. Within the Mount Snow Valley, guests will find a variety of accommodations, from Vermont country inns to ski lodges and motels. The Mount Snow Valley bed base includes approximately 10,000 beds.

On-mountain Facilities

Mount Snow Grand Summit Resort Hotel and Conference Center; three base lodges; one summit lodge; Clocktower Building with equipment rental and repair shop, guest services and child care; Medical Center/First Aid building; Mount Snow Ski and Snowboard School; ski shops; Backside snowboard shop, food outlets and bars. We have facilities to rival any Vermont ski area.

Learn to Ski or Ride

The Mount Snow Ski and Snowboarding School features programs for all ages and ability levels, with its own building, learning terrain and lifts. Other programs include Cub Camp, for 3-year-olds; Snow Camp for ages 4-6; and Mountain Camp/Riders for ages 7-14. Group and private clinics are available for adults of all abilities, from beginners through advanced skiers and riders. Mount Snow is one of the best Vermont ski areas for learning to ski or snowboard. With learning terrain in the Sundance and Main Base areas and a 2.5 mile beginner trail all the way from the summit to the base in Long John.

Mount Snow is an Official Burton Learn to Ride Center and features a Burton Riglet Park for teaching 3-6 year old snowboarders.

In addition, a season-long weekend Competition Development program provides coaching in alpine, freestyle and snowboarding disciplines. The Mount Snow Academy, a boarding school for students in grades 9-12, provides one-on-one academics and intensive training and competition. Olympic gold medalist Kelly Clark attended Mount Snow Academy.

Vacation / Travel Reservations

With one call to Mount Snow Central Reservations at 800-245-SNOW (7669), guests can book their entire winter vacation including lodging and lift ticket packages. Central Reservations represents more than 50 lodging options in the Mount Snow Valley. Reservations can also be made online, CLICK HERE.

Local Transportation Services

Valley Cab: 802-348-7827

Classic Limousine Service: 800-660-1609

New England Vacation Tours/Buzzy’s Taxi Service: 802-464-2076
Send an email for more imformation.

The MOOver
The MOOver is a free transportation shuttle serving the Mount Snow Valley. Painted like Holstein cows, the MOOver has over 30 stops along the Route 9/Route 100 corridor, between Wilmington and West Dover. It’s perfect if you don’t want to drive to Mount Snow. Just put your skis or snowboard in the racks provided on each bus and you’re on your way! The MOOver is the third largest public transportation system in the state of Vermont. For scheduling info, please call the Deerfield Valley Transit Authority at 802-464-8487 or visit their web site.