Stowe, located in Vermont, is a large resort which was first developed back in the 1930s. Since then it has had a lot of work on its lift infrastructure and is now one of the most modern in it's state. This includes some very modern lifts including express quads and two gondolas. There is also a Gondola which goes between Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak, all of the way across to Spuce Peak.
Snowfall, especially higher up the mountains is pretty reliable and the resort has snow-making should the weather get too warm.
Getting to Stowe Mountain Resort
The are 3 airports which can be reached within a few hours of Stowe, you have Burlington airport - 1 hour away, Montreal airport - 2.5 hours away and Boston airport - 3.5 hours away.
Stowe is a very good resort for beginners. You can head to Spruce where you will find some flat nursery slopes and a few magic carpets that will take you up the bunny slopes. Or, because you pass covers it, you could go to Mount Mansfield and ski down the valley on a number of very easy blue and green slopes. The resort also has 150km of cross country ski trails too.
Stowe Mountain Resort accommodation
Just 6 miles away from the slopes is Stowe Village, which has plenty of accommodation options, from cosy inns and lodges to luxury hotels. There's plenty for all.
The best bits about Stowe Mountain Resort
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Suitability for School Groups:
Beginners 5/5 Intermediates 5/5 Stowe Mountain Resort is beginner friendly and has plenty to keep school groups entertained.
Stowe Resort Location:
620m to 1340m Snowfall 5/5 Well over 8 meters of snow fall each season.
Approximate Travel Times:
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