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Smugglers Notch

Smugglers Notch Ski Resort Guide

Smugglers Notch, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,110m3,642ft
Resort Height320m1,050ft
 Nearest AirportsBurlington and Montreal Trudeau
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Smugglers Notch

The American ski resort of Smugglers Notch is at an altitude of 320m1,050ft.

Summary

Smugglers Notch has direct access to 72 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Smugglers Notch offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Smugglers Notch is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Smugglers Notch.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'The Black Hole'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Smugglers Notch?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm1in, expected on 2 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Smugglers Notch Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
25
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
40
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
13
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
9

Altitudes

Smugglers Notch Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,110m3,642ft
Lowest Piste320m1,050ft
Resort Altitude (Smugglers Notch)320m1,050ft
Max Vertical790m2,592ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Smugglers Notch
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Smugglers Notch?

This ski resort is in Lamoille, Vermont, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Smugglers Notch is Burlington, 60 minutes drive away.

Montreal Trudeau and Manchester-Boston airports are all within three hours drive.

Burlington is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 6,250 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 345 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Smugglers Notch open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April .

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Smugglers Notch, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Smugglers Notch Tourist Office for the latest.

Smugglers Notch