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Stowe Mountain Resort

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The Ski Resort

The mountains boast spectacular views.
The mountains boast spectacular views. © www.stowe.com

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.

Interesting facts

  • 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 59 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 69 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 18 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 3 sunniest in Vermont.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share
Snow Making Machines: 400
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
(in ")

Must-Ski Runs

Most Difficult Runs

Length: 0.6 miles
Vertical Drop: 984.3 ft

Longest Runs

Toll Road
Length: 3.7 miles
Vertical Drop: 2358.9 ft


Nightskiing possible
Lighted runs: 1.24 miles


Feb. 13 #GoPro Cruise
Family Adventure time at Stowe


Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are also available at Stowe.
Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are also available at Stowe. © www.stowe.com

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!

Getting here

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.

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last update on Nov 24, 2022
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Stowe Mountain Resort
7416 Mountain Road
VT 05672


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Mountain Stats

Elevation2034 ft - 4393 ft
Opening DayNov 19, 2022
Closing DayApr 16, 2023
Capacity 19700 Persons/Hr.
Hours8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Total 13

Skiable Terrain

497 acres
Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 497 acres
Number of Slopes 116

Weather (3638 ft)

Open Lifts & Trails


1 day adult $139
1 day child $118
All rates & fees