By Kayla Jenson ’11
Even as spring is in the air, some of us are still planning on hitting the slopes for some late season, soft conditions. Check out some of these local resorts.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo Mountain offers some of the best terrain parks in the area. With several parks filled with a variety of rails, boxes and jumps, and the 18-ft Super Pipe, freestyle riders of all abilities will be able to shred. Get up there soon to check out their newest features and softest snow.
Stratton Mountain is located on the highest mountain peak in southern Vermont, with up to 92 trails and over 2,000 feet of vertical, both skiers and riders will be able to find somewhere fun to explore. Coming up from March 7th-13th, Stratton Mountain will be hosting the US Open Snowboarding Finals.
Killington offers more than 87 miles of trails across six interconnected mountains. It’s in awesome place for the entire family. Get up there soon to experience Spring riding and skiing like you never have!
Loon Mountain offers 49 trails and 275 acres to explore, the mountain offers a great spot for family vacations, weekend getaways, and even weekday road trips.
Waterville valley offers much more than simply skiing. They have an incredible cross-country ski center and are located in the center of the White Mountain National Forest. Families of all skills and ages will enjoy the activities offered here, from tubing after 4, alpine programs, and ripping up the terrain parks.