The Snow Report

COVID-19 Update: Mount Snow, and the rest of our North American resorts, will remain closed for the 2019-20 ski season, due to the fast-moving situation involving COVID-19. It was not an easy decision to make, and we deeply considered the extended impact it will have on our guests, employees and communities. While it's disappointing for all of us, we know it is the responsible thing to do at this time. We want to say thank you to all our loyal guests for a great ski season and your continued support during these unprecedented times. We will consider reopening our sister resorts Breckenridge, Whistler Blackcomb and Heavenly in late April/early May, dependent on the situation with COVID-19 as well as weather conditions.

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We will be offering refunds and credits on lift tickets, lodging, ski and ride school and more, and urge guests to use this online form .

Without Ski Patrol and terrain maintenance it is unsafe for skiers, riders, those sledding and first responders. Thank you for respecting all posted closures.

Uphill access is currently CLOSED on all portions of Mount Snow's property until further notice. These closures mitigate the risk to our first responders and protect our local resources. Your safety and the safety of our community is our top priority.

Trails Open
Of 88
Lifts Open
Of 20
Acres Open
Of 601
Groomed Runs
New Snow In 24 Hours
New Snow In 7 Days
New Snow This Season
Base Depth
Machine Groomed
Variable Conditions
43° / 36°
April 4
49° / 32°
April 5

Lift Overview
Lifts Open
Trail Overview
Trails Open
Carinthia Parks
Parks Open
Parking Open
Lift Overview
Lifts Open

Main Face

#4 Covered Bridge/Tubing
#5 Mercury
#7 Sundance
#8 Tumbleweed
#9 Canyon Express
#11 Grand Summit Express
#12 Ego Alley
#16 Seasons
#17 Bluebird Express
#24 Voyager
#25 Gemini
#27 Apollo
#28 Discovery Shuttle


#1 Grommet
#2 Nitro Express
#3 Heavy Metal

North Face

#10 Outpost
#18 Challenger


#14 Beartrap
#19 Sunbrook
Trail Overview
Trails Open
most difficult

Main Face

Bear's Crossing
Beaver Hill
Charlie's Chase
Cooper's Junction
Deer Run
Ego Alley
High Traverse
Launch Pad
Little John
Long John
Low Traverse
Lower Exhibition
N.E. Time
One More Time
Pat's Pitch
Roller Coaster
Sap Bucket
Season's Pass
Short Fuse
Snowdance Pitch
Somerset Road
South Bowl
Sweet Sixteen
Tin Lizzy
Under Pressure
Upper Exhibition
Yard Sale

North Face

Boulder Pile
Fallen Timbers
Free Fall
Little Steep
River Run
Second Thoughts


Bear Trap
Big Dipper
Cloud Nine
Little Dipper
Milky Way
One Small Step
Shooting Star
Thanks Walt
Carinthia Parks
Parks Open
park size
Iron Run
Lower Fool's Gold
Narrow Gauge
Rusty Nail
The Farm
The Gulch
The Superpipe
Tunnel Vision
Upper Fool's Gold
Parking Open
Carinthia - Preferred ($)
Carinthia (Free)
Main Base Area - Lot B (Free)
Main Base Area - Lot C (free)
Main Base Area - Lot D, Tiered (Free)
Main Base Area - Lot E (Free)
Main Base Area - Preferred / Lot A ($)
Pump House
Sundance (Free)

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Hours of Operation

Mount Snow is closed for skiing and riding.

We're open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends & holidays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays during the winter season.

The North Face and Sunbrook Areas close at 3:45 p.m.

Holidays include December 21-January 1, January 18-20, and February 15-23.


Main Base Lodge, Carinthia Base Lodge, Sundance Base Lodge, and Summit Lodge are closed. 

All resort services such as ticket booths, retail shops, etc... open 1/2 hour before lifts.

The Season Pass office is located inside the Clocktower building.

AM Express

AM Express will operate Saturday mornings from January 4 until March 7. AM Express offers season pass holders and Grand Summit/condo owners an early lift on Bluebird Express at 7:30. This offer is only for Epic and Peak pass holders or Grand Summit/Condo owners. 

Snow Guarantee

We're proud of the snow quality that you'll find at Mount Snow, and with snowmaking at 83% of our trails, you should feel confident that you'll have a great skiing or riding experience too. That's why we're offering a snow guarantee every day of the 2019-2020 season. Details at

Note for Epic Passholders

Vail Resorts will be integrating lift ticket and season pass systems for the newly acquired Peak Resorts after the 2019-20 winter ski season and therefore Epic and Epic Day Pass benefits, such as Buddy Tickets and Ski With a Friend Tickets, will not be eligible at the 17 Peak Resorts during this season.

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Truth in Snow Reporting

Our snow reporting goal is simple – Transparency. No one should ever second-guess what a mountain reports for its conditions, weather, snow surface or anything else. When you read the Mount Snow snow report it should be trusted as if you wrote it yourself.

So, you might find our approach to snow reporting a little different from other resorts of similar size.

First off, when it comes to snow fall, we're not going to give you some inflated total, or an unrealistic range of 2-8", instead we are going to go out and measure the snow where it falls and give you an exact number. Don't believe us? Simply take a look at our  summit snow stake live stream

And we have adopted a boundary-to-boundary policy, which means all of the tree terrain is always open to those who have the ability to ski/ride it, but those areas are not marked, patrolled or maintained. We have identified the gladed tree areas on our trail map to make it easier for you to find areas that have been thinned out for a more enjoyable tree skiing experience. Please remember it is your responsibility to access and depart from tree terrain using open designated trails.

In short, you come to Mount Snow for a getaway, not a hassle. Enjoy our 600 skiable acres and know that when we say we have two feet of fresh powder we mean it. On the flip side, when the weather is not forecasted to be so nice we will give you all the necessary information to help you best prepare for the conditions of that day.

Mount Snow Terrain Access and Uphill Travel Policy

Mount Snow (the "Resort") and the United States Forest Service ("USFS") encourage the use of public lands. The Resort is located on both public and private lands. Even on public/USFS lands, you must abide by the Resort rules and USFS restrictions and follow its recommendations. Be advised, private landowners may also close or restrict access to lands they own adjacent to public lands and your knowledge and adherence to their wishes are appreciated.

Terrain Access

Mount Snow is accessible for skinning, hiking, and snowshoeing from dawn to dusk during our winter operating season. From dawn until opening and from closing until dusk the Resort may have operations in progress including, but not limited to, snowmaking, grooming, vegetation trimming, electrical work, or terrain park feature construction. Due to snowmaking, grooming activities and associated vehicle traffic typically occurring on the mountain, we do not allow guests to access the Mount Snow trail system for skinning, skiing, riding, hiking or snowshoeing before the resort is open for the winter operating season.

Uphill Travel

During the winter operating season, guests wishing to access the Mount Snow trail system through hiking, snow shoeing, or skinning may do so after purchasing an "Uphill Travel" pass ($10 for a day pass, available in Mount Snow Sports at the Grand, or $49 for an "Uphill Travel Season Pass", available at the Season Pass Office in the Clocktower Building) or be in possession of a valid season's pass with a complimentary "Uphill Travel" endorsement. Guests are permitted to hike, snow shoe, or skin from dawn to dusk only. Guests engaging in uphill travel are responsible for knowing locations of closed terrain and trails, snow making, events or other operations in progress by reading the daily Snow Report, viewing trails boards at the bottom of Lifts #2, #9 or #11 and on .

  • Uphill access to Resort trails is at your own risk
  • Closed trails and terrain parks may not be marked or signed from the bottom, top, or other access points on the trail.
  • The trails and terrain parks are designed for use by skiers and riders and any form of downhill descent other than skis, snowboard, snowshoeing, or hiking is prohibited.
  • Sledding or sliding in any form is dangerous and prohibited on Mount Snow premises.
  • Guests accessing the trail system through uphill travel should stay to the side of the trail, wear highly visible clothing, and choose a route which gives downhill traffic the best view of your location. Be aware of sharp turns and knolls where you may not be in view of downhill traffic
  • Guests accessing the Mount Snow trail system must adhere to Your Responsibility Code
  • Your "Uphill Travel" ticket or pass must be worn at all times
  • Snowshoeing trail maps are available at Mount Snow Sports at the Grand and these trails are the preferred method of travel for hiking and snowshoeing
  • For the safety of our guests dogs are not allowed on Resort property

Unmanned Aerial Systems Policy

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. 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.