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Slope and Trail Report for Northeastern Vermont

A Reminder of the Spring 2015 Season

"Monday, April 13, 2015.  Folks, with the temperature at 65 degrees, the snow is now melting at a good pace.  Most of the VAST Trail was open through this past weekend, however, as of today, the season appears to have drawn to a close.  Thanks for a great year and see you next winter!!"


The VAST Trail Report for  the NEK


"After some exciting weather events a week ago we are happy to report that we survived the January thaw and still have some good riding opportunities available for you!  The best riding at this time is along trails in Washington, Caledonia, Lamoille, Franklin, Essex and Orleans Counties.  These areas were able to maintain the trail base during the thaw a bit better than the southern counties.  The trails in the woods and along high elevation summer logging roads are offering the best conditions, while trails in the fields and valley areas are very thin in terms of snow cover.   Try to stick to trails in the woods if you can! snowmobilepph1.jpg

All trails have a rock solid base, and new snow throughout the week is helping things out a bit in terms of cooling for your machine.  Many clubs have been out groomingin an attempt to get the trails back into shape as best they can.  If you head out and ride you will find some good sections of trail and some that could use more snow cover!  Expect ice at all times, trenches across the trails in some areas where the water ran during the thaw, open water bars, exposed rocks and other hazards.  We are back to early season riding in some areas, while the next mile of trail may seem like mid-winter!  Use caution and common sense and take things slow and you will find some decent riding.  On the scale of 1-10 most trails are around a 6.5.

Get out and enjoy the trails and be sure to patronize your local clubs by attending their events throughout the winter months.  While you are out enjoying the trails we want to remind you to respect the landowners and stay on the marked trails and please stay off all bodies of water." 

Find Your Local Snowmobile Club 



The Trail Report at the Jay Peak Resort

Wednesday February 7, 2018

7:00 AM UPDATE: Three inches of snow fell between 7:00 AM yesterday and when the sun went down. Another 2-3" fell overnight leaving a half a foot for those opting for turns instead of work. For those  

into delayed gratification, another 8-10" is expected to fall by tomorrow, so if you have only one sick day to burn....you might want to save it for Thursday. Either way, we're looking at a solid stretch of deep days with sunshine and 20ish-degree temps by Saturday.

Snowmaking has pulled off of Queen's Highway and Perry Merrill re-opening the interconnect and the trails spilling from it. The guns have moved up to Alligator Alley so that trail, along with Everglade and Staircase, will be closed as will be the Green Mountain Flyer. (No one likes riding a lift through snowmaking guns.) The Flyer quad and the aforementioned trails, will re-open Friday. You'll still be able to access the summit via the Tram. 

Jay Peak Resort Conditions & Weather Report



Burke Mountain Report

Wednesday February7, 2018

Wed Feb 7th 6:46

Snow is here and it’s ON at Burke Mountain. The flakes will start falling any minute, and if you’re anxious to see it for yourself while you daydream and plan your next trip to Burke, you can watch it live here on our webcam. A winter storm warning has been issued for today which will last well into tonight. Can you say POWDER Day(s)? While you slept, snow fell, leaving a fresh 2 inches to start the day. Burke will see anywhere from 5-9 inches during the day and another 1-3 inches tonight, for a grand total of  12 inches or a FOOT of snow for your skiing/riding enjoyment. 


To put the cherry on top, today is Wicked Wednesday at Burke where three people can ski/ride for the price of one.  That’s just $23/per person! Visit skiburke.com/snowreportfor the latest updates as ropes drop throughout the day.

You could very well work up a sweat while making your powdery turns today as temperatures will climb up to near 20 degrees.  Groomed trails include: McHarg’s Cut-off, Upper Dipper, Big Dipper, Lower Fox’s Folly, Lower Bear Den, Upper/Lower Warren’s Way, Upper/Lower Willoughby, High Meadows Pass, Binney Lane, Bunker Hill, Carter Country and Dashney Mile.  

All lifts will run on time loading from 9am-4pm.  Tickets can be purchased at the Sherburne Base Lodge in Guest Services, including all Liftopia redemptions.

Next Wednesday is Valentine's Day, and we've got some deals in the works that you can feel romantic about. Couples ski 2-for-1, and why not get the whole group out on the slopes, too?  Three couples, six people, can ski/ride 3-for-1!   Check out our love on the mountain dinner and ski deals here.   

Need something for the kids to do over school break?  Well, look no further because Burkie’s Sno Pro Camp comes to the rescue!  This week-long day camp is perfect for ages 5-12 and lunch is included. Dates are Monday, Feb. 26th through Friday, March 2nd. Kids will enjoy lots of on-snow instruction to help improve their skills on the slopes. Deadline to register is February 16th,

Burke Mountain Resort Weather & Condition

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