Coronavirus / Covid-19 Measures
- Masks mandatory in all lifts and ski buses
- Lift tickets available online
- Masks mandatory at restaurants, ski rental and shops
- Daily disinfection measures
- Only related parties in chairlifts and gondolas or seating on opposite sides of the lift/cabin
- Face covering required while loading and riding on chairlifts and in gondolas
- Face covering required inside all buildings and during all ski and snowboard lessons
- Pass holder reservations are required to manage on-mountain access
- All transactions across the resort will be cashless
The Ski Resort
Stowe Mountain Resort is a quality ski resort located in north-central Vermont. It is also known as the Snow Capital of the East. Stowe Mountain Resort offers a snow experience you won't forget! Its skiable terrain of more than 200 hectares spreads over two mountains that are interconnected by a gondola. It takes less than 2 minutes to get from one peak to the other.
You can choose from 116 trails for all ability levels. Stowe Mountain is a resort enjoyed by the whole family. There are easy beginner trails and long intermediate cruisers as well as steep expert runs. Stowe Mountain Resort is also home of one of the oldest ski and snowboard schools in Vermont. With 75 years of experience it offers the best instruction around. There's something for everyone: full-day programmes for kids, programmes for adults, private and semi private lessons. Whether it is you first time on skis or or you want to improve your technique, the teachers will do their best to help you to achieve your personal goals.
Furthermore, there a day care center is avialable. Cubs Day Care is a licensed childcare facility where your child has the opportunity to play with a great variety of toys and make new friends. Experienced and patient staff take care of the kids, so you don't have to worry about a thing while you cruise the trails and slopes of Stowe Mountain Resort.
- Elevated between 2034 ft and 4393 ft, the Ski Resort is the highest elevated Ski Resorts in Vermont. The vertical drop from summit to base is 2359 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in the USA is 1188 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- Season starts on Nov 20 and ends on Apr 11 (142 days). Average season duration in the USA is 116 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Nov 20 to Apr 11) is 43 " at summit elevation and 9 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 59 " at summit elevation and 12 " at the base. This makes Stowe Mountain Resort the ski resort with the best snow conditions in Vermont.
- Stowe Mountain Resort features 53 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 62 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 13 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
Most Difficult Runs
For fans of cross-country skiing, Stowe Mountain Resort has a Nordic center. It offers 35 kilometres (22 miles) of groomed tracks and another 30 kilometres (19 miles) of backcountry terrain. Here as well you can choose from beginner, intermediate and expert trails. The tracks are also open for snowshoeing. Snowshoes are available at the rental shop.
Moereover, you have the opportunity to try dog sledding at Stowe Mountain Resort. After an exciting day in the snow you can relax at the resort's spa. End your day with a massage or a visit to the sauna!
Stowe Mountain is located at the central north of Vermont. It is situated only 40 minutes from the airport, 20 minutes from Interstate 89, and less than 30 minutes from the train station. Hence, a comfortable journey to Stowe is possible in all the different ways. Shuttle busses take you from the surrounding hotels to the resort and back.