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Vermont’s Ski Industry Showcases Weather Adaptability with Strong Seasonal Numbers

Vermont’s alpine ski areas reported 4.1 million skier visits for 2023-24, down less than half a percentage point from the 2022-23 season. Visitation this season remains 4 percent above Vermont’s 10-year average and outpaces a 6.2 percent decrease in Northeast region visits (12.4 million) and a 6.6 percent decrease in national visits (60.4 million).

2024 Annual Meeting

Join members, partners, and industry professionals at for VSAA's 55th Annual Meeting at Jay Peak Resort, June 5-6, 2024.

Dig Deep: Join Us and Help Support Our Neighbor Farms

While the few ski areas affected by the 2023 floods recovered quickly, many local family farms that suffered catastrophic damage are fighting for survival. Many farms endured the loss of essential equipment, livestock feed, and entire harvests that are required to fund the next season’s operations. Vermont ski areas are asking you to join us in supporting the local family farms that make Vermont the special place it is. Please join us in supporting our neighbors.

Press Release: 2023-24 Fifth Grade Passport Program

Fifth graders can access more than 90 days of skiing and riding at participating alpine and cross-country ski areas for a $30 administration fee.

Sustainability

More than the mountains are green in Vermont. Ski areas across the state have a long history of improving sustainability and protecting the environment that brings happiness to residents and visitors alike.

Snowmaking, Grooming and Mountain Ops for Winter 2023-24

Snowmaking has come a long way (even in the past few years), and Vermont’s snowmakers are on the leading edge of snowmaking technology with decades of experience and a constant desire to increased efficiency and make more with less.

Mountain Safety

Vermont’s ski areas are committed to safety every day in their operations, but it’s important for skiers and riders to understand that they have an important safety role, too. Take a few minutes to educate yourself in order to help you and other guests have a better day on the mountain.