Winter at Smugglers' Notch
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We're located less than 3 miles from Jeffersonville and an easy 8-mile drive
from Smuggler's Notch Resort.
[The following information is from Smuggler's Notch Web site; for more
information visit www.smuggs.com]
Smugglers' Notch is a year family vacation resort.
Ski and snowboard season is late November to mid-April.
Three interconnected mountains comprise northern Vermont's biggest vertical
drop at 2,610'. Skiers and snowboarders are welcome on all trails. Morse
Mountain, the beginners' haven, rises directly out of the Resort Village.
Sterling Mountain's terrain appeals especially to intermediates, while Madonna
Mountain is the expert skiers' mountain.
Smugglers' Notch averages 312 inches of snowfall per year (based on a
five year average). 2007/2008 season total: 364 inches!
Snowmaking covers 62% of total terrain.
Three of Smugglers' lifts--one each on Morse, Sterling, and Madonna--open
at 8:00 am on weekends. On weekdays, all lifts open at 9:00 am, except the
Village Lift and the Sterling Summit Lift, which open at
8:30 am. All lifts close at 4:00 pm.
Smugglers' has 78 trails on 300 acres of marked and patrolled acreage.
There are an additional 700 acres of unmarked and unpatrolled terrain,
for a total of 1,000 acres, the largest in Vermont. The longest run
is 3 miles from the Madonna summit to the Village.
Instruction and Camps
Smugglers' Notch offers group and private instruction
for all ages and ability levels in alpine skiing, cross country
skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Learn more: http://www.smuggs.com/pages/winter/skiride/adult-ssu.php
[This information is from Smuggler's Notch Web site; for more information