Jay Peak

August 7, 2010

Jay Peak prides itself on getting much more natural snow each season than its neighbors. Its 20-year average for natural snowfall is 351 inches compared to 254 inches for Killington. Another claim to fame is the areas gladed trails. Some of the most interesting glades are Staircase, Valhalla (the steepest on the mountain), the natural half pipe in Canyon land and, the most challenging on the mountain, the Jay Peak Face Chutes.

Regardless of your terrain of choice, the 360 degree views from the summit are staggering. Twenty percent of the mountain is designed for beginners and 40% for intermediates while, in addition to the glades; experts enjoy Jays State Side area with half a dozen steep trails. The resort is 64 miles from Burlington and 70 miles from Montreal.

Jay Peak Resort Website