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Vermont is really the only place you can ski in New England and get decent snow. From mountains like Mad River Glen to Smugglers Notch, Vermont has some beautiful skiing terrain. Having spent nearly every winter day of my freshmen year at St. Mike's skiing I know a thing or two about the Vermont mountains.
Here is my rundown of the top five mountains to hit up this winter.
5. Mount Snow
Mount Snow has great terrain, from groomers to tree this mountain really has it all. A bit more family orientated than some other mountains on this list Mount Snow is a great place for intermediate skiing.
A great ski mountain if you're a fan of steep drops and great verity in trails. Okemo has a great park for the park rats and great trees for the powder days. Okemo also boast a 7,200 ft long trail with insane views of the Green Mountains.
No question here on how impressive Killington is as a mountain. With over 135 trails, you will never get bored, only lost. Killington also has some of the best parks on the East Coast and are always one of the first mountains to open and the last to close.
If you're serious about skiing Stowe is the place for you. With two mountains and 116 trails you can always find something to chanellenge your abilities.
1. Jay Peak
No questions here, Jay Peak is the best East Coast skiing by far. Jay is the closest you will come to European skiing on the East Coast. Lake effect, storm pockets, and other strange atmosphic pressures dump snow on Jay. Jay usually has more natural snow than most East Coast mountains have man-made.
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