Jay Peak Resort
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Jay Peak Resort has become a four-season resort with its indoor waterpark and Vermont’s biggest natural snowfall ski mountain. Jay Peak offers big mountain snow for skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers, snowmobilers, and outdoor adventurists. Jay Peak Resort offers phenomenal ski trails and state-of-the-art snowmaking capabilities. Jay Peak is known for leading Vermont in natural snowfall amounts. Alice’s Table offers food for hungry skiers. Call the Jay Peak Resort for current hours of operation. To share your Jay Peak Resort review or comments, contact us.
Jay Peak Resort
830 Jay Peak Road
Jay, Vermont 05859
Main phone: 802-988-2611
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76 trails and glades, 8 lifts, 385 acres of skiing terrain
Jay Peak Ski Resort is located in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and offers Ski Trails as follows: 20% novice, 40% intermediate, and 40% advanced. Jay Peak’s average snowfall is 355″ a year with an average season of 156 days in length.
Jay Peak is noted for having Vermont’s only aerial tramway, transporting up to 60 skiers from the base to the summit 2,153 feet above in 7 minutes.
Jay Peak has 4 distinct freestyle riding zones built on the idea of progressive accessibility. Two of the parks (the Rail Garden and Grom Park located on Tramside) are located in the Beginner Zone, where new riders can get the basics down before moving on to 2 more advanced freestyle zones (the Progression Park and The Park located on Stateside).
Several competitions are held each year at Jay Peak – the only resort in the east that offers guided backcountry skiing and riding. Jay Peak Ski Resort is best known for its snow and glades. It is also Vermont’s northernmost ski resort and gets more natural snow than any other Vermont ski area.
Getting There: Jay Peak ski area is located 5 miles from the Quebec, Canada border, 64 miles from Burlington, Vermont and 70 miles from Montreal, Canada. To get there, take I-91 to Exit 26 (Orleans, VT), then go north via Route 5 to Route 14 North, then south on Route 100, to Route 101. Follow 101 north to Route 242 and Jay Peak. The ski area is about 15 miles west of Newport, Vermont. There are nice bed and breakfast inn lodging available nearby in Montgomery, Vermont.
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