The Ski Resort
Jay Peak is located in Northern Vermont close to the Canadian border. It is run by a group of skiers and riders for skiers and riders. Thus, they always have your perspective in mind. As a result, you get affordable prizes and long opening times. However, not only the administration of Jay Peak is exceptional but, of course, also the whole resort. It has a terrain of over 155 hectares with 76 trails, glades and slopes. Everyone will get an unforgettable winter experience here. Take River Quai and Green beret if you really need a challenge or choose Moonwalk Woods, the easiest trail of all, if you are a beginner. However, what really distinguishes Jay Peak from other resorts is everything in between. Jay Peak is widely known for its backcountry terrain. Off piste skiing is allowed everywhere within the Jay Peak boundaries. The area is blessed with plentiful snowfall. Hence, you can enjoy the finest snow at Jay Peaks. Explore the glades and discover stashes and nookies but always keep your saftey in mind! Besides the usual programs the Ski & Ride School offers special Powder clinics where you´ll learn how to handle big snow.There is also a terrain park available. However, at Jay Peak basically the whole area is one big park with jumps and berms. Furthermore, there is a Nordic center available. It offers over 20 km of trails to explore the beautiful area around. In addition, there are 5 km of snowshoe trails.
- Elevated between 1814 ft and 3967 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 5 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Vermont. The vertical drop from summit to base is 2152 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1201 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- Average snow depth during the season is 46 " at summit elevation and 25 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 53 " at summit elevation and 29 " at the base. Therefore Jay Peak is among the 5 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Vermont.