The Mountain

Located in southern Vermont in West Dover, Mount Snow is the most accessible Green Mountain getaway from southern metropolitan areas. Found on Route 100 (nine miles from Route 9 in Wilmington and 29 miles from Interstate 91), the resort is just 2.5 hours from Boston and 4 hours from New York City.

hours of operation

Lift Hours of Operation:

Early Season (Opening Day – December 18)

  • Midweek: 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Weekends: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Regular Season

  • Midweek: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Weekends: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

mountain facts

  • Mountain Areas:                     Main Mountain, North Face, Sunbrook, Carinthia
  • Total Acreage:                          589
  • Base Elevation:                        1,900'
  • Summit Elevation:                  3,600'
  • Vertical Drop:                           1,700'
  • Total Lifts:                                 20
  • Tree Terrain Acreage:             Available on all four mountain faces.
  • Ability Level:                            15% Green Circle, 70% Blue Square, 15% Black Diamond
  • Hours of Operation:                Midweek; 9:00am - 4:00pm | Weekends/Peak; 8:00am - 4:00pm 
  • Snowmaking Coverage:         80%
  • Terrain Parks:                          100 acre Carinthia mountain face - 10 terrain parks and the super pipe
  • Average Annual Snowfall:    156"


  • Lift Capacity:                                  30,370 per hour
  • Total Lifts:                                       20
  • Six Passenger Bubble Chairs:     1
  • High-Speed Quads:                        3
  • Fixed Quad:                                     1
  • Triples:                                              6
  • Doubles:                                           4
  • Rope Tow:                                        1
  • Magic Carpets:                               4

driving times

Albany, NY:                                     1.5 hours, 68 miles
Hartford, CT:                                   2.25 hours, 117 miles
Boston, MA:                                    2.5 hours, 127 miles
Providence, RI:                               3 hours, 139 miles
New York, NY:                                4 hours, 213 miles
Philadelphia, PA:                           6 hours, 291 miles
Washington DC:                             8.5 hours, 425 miles

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Smoking Policy

In order to provide our guests with the best experience possible, we ask that you not smoke or vape in areas where there is a large concentration of people.  The following locations are SMOKE FREE zones:

  • Ticket Queues
  • Lift Lines
  • Chair Lifts
  • 25 ft surrounding any building
  • All decks

Cigarette Genies are positioned around the resort and we ask that you dispose of your cigarettes properly.

Dog policy

As much as we love man's best friend, for our guests and your pet's safety we do not allow dogs on the mountain.


Out of safety concerns for guests, employees, and resort property, Mount Snow Ltd. (“Resort”) prohibits the operation or use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or aerial drones, by the general public, including recreational users and hobbyists, without prior written authorization from the Resort. This prohibition includes drones for filming or videotaping, as well as any drone use by media or journalists operating over all Resort properties. This prohibition on drone operations or use extends to any drones launched or operated from Resort property, as well as drones launched from private property outside of the Resort boundaries. Please contact a resort representative, Greg Fisher, Marketing Director at if you have any questions or if you seek prior-authorization to operate any UAS and/or aerial drones. Any authorized operation of aerial drones may be governed by Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations, local law enforcement, and/or U.S. Forest Service rules, as well as those policies separately established by our Resort, which may include certification, training, insurance coverages, indemnification requirements, and waivers or releases of liability.  Any violation of this policy may involve suspension of your skiing privileges, or the revocation of your season pass, as well as confiscation of any equipment, and may subject violators to any damages, including but not limited to, damages for violations of privacy and/or physical or personal injuries, or regulatory fines and legal fees.