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 120 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 1204 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- Average snow depth during the season is 43 " at summit elevation and 8 " 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 42 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 56 sunny days. April is the sunniest month with an average of 10 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.