Okemo Ski Resort

77 Okemo Ridge Road Ludlow, VT 05149 http://www.okemo.com
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Okemo Ski Resort, located in southern Vermont, is rated as one of the best family resorts in the eastern United States and for also having some of the best terrain parks. Okemo Ski Resort offers the highest vertical drop in southern Vermont at 2,200 feet and a good variety of terrain across 121 trails and glades. If you like your buns toasted, try their six-seat chair lift with heated seats and an orange bubble cover to block the sun and wind.

Okemo Ski Resort

Photo courtesy of Okemo Mountain Resort

Being family operated, Okemo Ski Resort has put an extensive amounts of resources into creating a fun family oriented resort. They have a large number of well-groomed trails and excellent snow. There is extensive snowmaking at Okemo Ski Resort with 96% coverage on top of 200 inches (annual average) of natural snow and customers rave about excellent grooming. They also have 8 terrain parks including a superpipe making it a great place for snowboarders and freestylers.

The only downside to Okemo Ski Resort is if you are looking for expert skiing. Okemo Ski Resort does not have the most challenging terrain. But, you’ll still be able to find some runs that are enjoyable. As usual, when a mountain is popular, there will be a large number of people and that will make Okemo Ski Resort busy and at times overcrowded. So if you head there on a weekend or a holiday, be prepared for some long lift lines. Although some people have found Okemo Ski Resort Customer service to be mixed. Our reviewers had a great experience and thought staff was very friendly.

Okemo Ski Resort Tips:

  • Snowcat dinner is pricey for what you get.
  • The first hour of skiing and riding at Okemo Ski Resort is free every day. You can take a few runs to check conditions and make sure you like them before purchasing in a lift ticket.

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Mountain Profile

Top Elevation

Top Elevation: 3344

Base Elevation

Base Elevation: 1143

Vertical Drop

Beginner: 31

Total Runs

Total Runs: 121


Intermediate: 38

Skiable Terrain

Skiable Terrain: 667


Advanced: 31

Terrain Parks

Terrain Parks: 9


Expert: 0

Night Skiing

Night Skiing: No


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