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Snowmaking frenzy allows more ski areas to open for the 2020 - 2021 ski season in Vermont

Posted Wednesday, December 9, 2020
— Alpine / downhill skiing, Fall & early season, Jay Peak, Killington, Mad River Glen, Mount Snow, Okemo, Smugglers' Notch, Stowe, Stratton
Snowmaking guns at work at Okemo, VT

Snowmaking at Okemo, Vermont, on December 8, 2020. Photo from social media.

Snowmaking guns at work at Smugglers Notch, VT

Snowmaking at Smugglers’ Notch, Vermont, on December 8, 2020. Photo from webcam.

Snowmaking guns at work at Sugarbush, VT

Snowmaking at Sugarbush, Vermont, on December 8, 2020. Photo from webcam.

Vermont has been enjoying cold temperatures recently and it's been a boon for snowmaking. When Mother Nature is slow to deliver, the snow guns come out!

More ski areas will join the 5 resorts already spinning their lifts:

  • Killington
  • Jay Peak
  • Stowe
  • Okemo
  • Mount Snow

This week or weekend look for these Vermont ski areas to open:

  • Bromley (reopens for weekend)
  • Smugglers' Notch
  • Bolton Valley
  • Sugarbush
  • Middlebury Snow Bowl
  • Stratton
  • Mad River Glen

See our Vermont Ski Resorts page for direct links to resort ski condition reports.

TAKE NOTE!

In an attempt to keep COVID-19 in check, Vermont and its ski resorts have NEW RESTRICTIONS AND RULES about traveling to the state and skiing/riding at resorts. Review the rules on any Vermont ski area website. You can also learn more at these sites:

Take care — and think snowy thoughts!

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