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Best Skiing in Vermont, NH, Maine - near Boston
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Snowboarding and skiing near Boston, MA - some of the best ski resorts in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine are frequented by residents from all around the Boston area. From skiing the Green Mountains of Vermont to snowboarding the White Mountains of New Hampshire, ski areas near Boston offer high peaks, difficult slopes, and long sustained vertical.

The following is a ranking of ski resorts in Vermont, NH, Maine by size, within driving distance from Boston. Compare the most popular Boston area ski resorts - what is the size of Killington Resort, how big is Sugarloaf, what is the size of Sunday River, etc.

Lake Placid/Whiteface Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Lake Placid/Whiteface size based on overall vertical drop is 3430 ft

3216 ft

500-750 acres

Sugarbush Ski Resort, Vermont

Sugarbush size based on overall vertical drop is 2552 ft

Sugarbush consists of numerous peaks including Mt Ellen and Lincoln Peak. Sugarbush's true-up measurement represents Mt. Ellen's height.

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2552 ft

500-750 acres

Sugarloaf Ski Resort, Maine

Sugarloaf size based on overall vertical drop is 2840 ft

With the new terrain expansion into Brackett Basin, Sugarloaf is now the largest ski resort in the east, with over 800 skiable acres.

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2410 ft

750-1000 acres

Stowe Ski Resort, Vermont

Stowe size based on overall vertical drop is 2341 ft

2132 ft

500-750 acres

Gore Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Gore Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2300 ft

2100 ft

250-500 acres

Cannon Mountain Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Cannon size based on overall vertical drop is 2202 ft

2089 ft

250-500 acres

Smugglers Notch Ski Resort, Vermont

Smugglers Notch size based on overall vertical drop is 2564 ft

2088 ft

250-500 acres

Loon Mountain Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Loon size based on overall vertical drop is 2060 ft

2060 ft

250-500 acres

Mont Tremblant Ski Resort, Quebec

Mont Tremblant size based on overall vertical drop is 2131 ft

2031 ft

500-750 acres

Wildcat Mountain Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Wildcat size based on overall vertical drop is 2027 ft

2027 ft

250-500 acres

Waterville Valley Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Waterville Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 2003 ft

2003 ft

250-500 acres

Mad River Glen Ski Area, Vermont

Mad River Glen size based on overall vertical drop is 1992 ft

Please note: Mad River Glen is one of three resorts in the US that do not allow snowboarding, the other ones being Alta and Deer Valley in Utah.

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1992 ft

100-250 acres

Jay Peak Ski Resort, Vermont

Jay Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 1936 ft

1936 ft

500-750 acres

Burke Mountain Ski Resort, Vermont

Burke size based on overall vertical drop is 1928 ft

1928 ft

100-250 acres

Pico Mountain Ski Area, Vermont

Pico size based on overall vertical drop is 1916 ft

1905 ft

100-250 acres

Okemo Mountain Ski Resort, Vermont

Okemo size based on overall vertical drop is 2106 ft

1902 ft

500-750 acres

Stratton Mountain Ski Resort, Vermont

Stratton size based on overall vertical drop is 1891 ft

1891 ft

500-750 acres

Sunday River Ski Resort, Maine

Sunday River size based on overall vertical drop is 2317 ft

1758 ft

500-750 acres

Attitash Bear Peak Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Attitash size based on overall vertical drop is 1662 ft

1662 ft

250-500 acres

Killington Ski Resort, Vermont

Killington size based on overall vertical drop is 3033 ft

Killington is the 2nd biggest ski area in the east by skiable acreage, with terrain spread over multiple peaks. The true-up represents the height covered over the K1 Gondola.

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1645 ft

750-1000 acres

Mount Snow Ski Resort, Vermont

Mount Snow size based on overall vertical drop is 1647 ft

1589 ft

500-750 acres

Saddleback Maine Ski Resort, Maine

Saddleback Maine size based on overall vertical drop is 1719 ft

1542 ft

100-250 acres

Hunter Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Hunter size based on overall vertical drop is 1580 ft

1520 ft

100-250 acres

Magic Mountain Ski Resort, Vermont

Magic Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1468 ft

1468 ft

100-250 acres

Mount Sunapee Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Mount Sunapee size based on overall vertical drop is 1461 ft

1440 ft

250-500 acres

Windham Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Windham size based on overall vertical drop is 1400 ft

1400 ft

250-500 acres

Bretton Woods Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Bretton Woods size based on overall vertical drop is 1394 ft

1394 ft

250-500 acres

Gunstock Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Gunstock size based on overall vertical drop is 1299 ft

1291 ft

100-250 acres

Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Belleayre size based on overall vertical drop is 1404 ft

1280 ft

100-250 acres

Tenney Mountain Ski Area, New Hampshire

Tenney Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1435 ft

Tenney Mountain is not open for the 2010-2011 season due to financial troubles.

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1264 ft

100-250 acres

Bromley Mountain Resort, Vermont

Bromley size based on overall vertical drop is 1268 ft

1259 ft

100-250 acres

Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, Maine

Shawnee Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 1244 ft

1244 ft

100-250 acres

Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Cranmore size based on overall vertical drop is 1139 ft

1131 ft

250-500 acres

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort, Massachusetts

Jiminy Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 1123 ft

1123 ft

100-250 acres

Plattekill Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Plattekill size based on overall vertical drop is 1100 ft

1100 ft

100-250 acres

Ragged Mountain Ski Area, New Hampshire

Ragged Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1105 ft

1093 ft

100-250 acres

Mount Abram Ski Resort, Maine

Mount Abram size based on overall vertical drop is 1040 ft

1027 ft

100-250 acres

West Mountain Ski Resort, New York

West Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1010 ft

1010 ft

100-250 acres

Catamount Ski Resort, New York

Catamount size based on overall vertical drop is 1000 ft

1000 ft

100-250 acres

Black Mountain Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Black Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1006 ft

992 ft

100-250 acres

Balsams Wilderness Ski Resort, New Hampshire

Balsams Wilderness size based on overall vertical drop is 978 ft

978 ft

less than 100 acres

Bolton Valley Ski Resort, Vermont

Bolton Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 1528 ft

960 ft

250-500 acres

Middlebury Snow Bowl Ski Area, Vermont

Middlebury Snow Bowl size based on overall vertical drop is 948 ft

948 ft

100-250 acres

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area, Massachusetts

Wachusett size based on overall vertical drop is 948 ft

945 ft

100-250 acres

Dartmouth Skiway Ski Area, New Hampshire

Dartmouth Skiway size based on overall vertical drop is 942 ft

942 ft

100-250 acres

Berkshire East Ski Area, Massachusetts

Berkshire East size based on overall vertical drop is 923 ft

923 ft

100-250 acres

Butternut Ski Resort, Massachusetts

Butternut size based on overall vertical drop is 961 ft

919 ft

100-250 acres

Camden Snow Bowl Ski Area, Maine

Camden Snow Bowl size based on overall vertical drop is 796 ft

780 ft

less than 100 acres

Crotched Mountain Ski Area, New Hampshire

Crotched Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 873 ft

775 ft

less than 100 acres

Pats Peak Ski Area, New Hampshire

Pats Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 690 ft

690 ft

100-250 acres

Bousquet Ski Area, Massachusetts

Bousquet size based on overall vertical drop is 671 ft

671 ft

less than 100 acres

Whaleback Ski Area, New Hampshire

Whaleback size based on overall vertical drop is 624 ft

624 ft

less than 100 acres

Ski Sundown, Connecticut

Ski Sundown size based on overall vertical drop is 560 ft

560 ft

less than 100 acres

Blandford Ski Area, Massachusetts

Blandford size based on overall vertical drop is 466 ft

466 ft

less than 100 acres

Blue Hills Ski Area, Massachusetts

Blue Hills size based on overall vertical drop is 313 ft

313 ft

less than 100 acres

Nashoba Valley Ski Area, Massachusetts

Nashoba Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 227 ft

227 ft

less than 100 acres

Bradford Ski Area, Massachusetts

Bradford size based on overall vertical drop is 220 ft

220 ft

less than 100 acres

Ski Ward, Massachusetts

Ski Ward size based on overall vertical drop is 168 ft

168 ft

less than 100 acres

Yawgoo Valley Ski Area, Rhode Island

Yawgoo Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 163 ft

163 ft

less than 100 acres

McIntyre Ski Area, New Hampshire

McIntyre size based on overall vertical drop is 147 ft

147 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlights: Skiing Near Boston

A lot of great ski areas are drivable from around Boston. Here are some great snow photos submitted by some resorts.
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Mount Sunapee in New Hampshire

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Stowe Resort in Vermont

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Killington Resort in Vermont

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Jay Peak Resort in Vermont

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Sugarbush in Vermont

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Pat's Peak Ski Area in New Hampshire

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Gunstock Ski Resort in New Hampshire

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