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NYC Skiing and Snowboarding: Best Ski Resorts near New York City and Albany

Best Skiing & Snowboarding near NYC, New York
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Snowboarding and skiing near NYC - New York City and Albany residents can enjoy a good variety of local ski resorts, with some larger ski mountains a little further away.

The following is a ranking of ski resorts within driving distance from NYC and Albany by size. Accurately compare top NYC area ski resorts - what is the size of Hunter Mountain, size of Whiteface, size of Mountain Creek, 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

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

Smugglers Notch Ski Resort, Vermont

Smugglers Notch size based on overall vertical drop is 2564 ft

2088 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

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

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

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

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

Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Belleayre size based on overall vertical drop is 1404 ft

1280 ft

100-250 acres

Bromley Mountain Resort, Vermont

Bromley size based on overall vertical drop is 1268 ft

1259 ft

100-250 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

Blue Mountain Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Blue Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1082 ft

1082 ft

100-250 acres

Mountain Creek Ski Resort, New Jersey

Mountain Creek size based on overall vertical drop is 1040 ft

1040 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

Elk Mountain Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Elk Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1000 ft

1000 ft

100-250 acres

Montage Mountain Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Montage Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 1000 ft

1000 ft

100-250 acres

Bolton Valley Ski Resort, Vermont

Bolton Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 1528 ft

960 ft

250-500 acres

Greek Peak Ski Resort, New York

Greek Peak size based on overall vertical drop is 952 ft

952 ft

100-250 acres

Middlebury Snow Bowl Ski Area, Vermont

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

948 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

Camelback Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Camelback size based on overall vertical drop is 800 ft

800 ft

100-250 acres

Labrador Mountain Ski Area, New York

Labrador size based on overall vertical drop is 700 ft

700 ft

100-250 acres

Song Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Song Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 700 ft

700 ft

less than 100 acres

Toggenburg Ski Area, New York

Toggenburg size based on overall vertical drop is 700 ft

700 ft

less than 100 acres

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Pennsylvania

Shawnee Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 700 ft

700 ft

100-250 acres

Bousquet Ski Area, Massachusetts

Bousquet size based on overall vertical drop is 671 ft

671 ft

less than 100 acres

Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania

Ski Big Bear size based on overall vertical drop is 650 ft

650 ft

less than 100 acres

Titus Mountain Ski Area, New York

Titus size based on overall vertical drop is 1040 ft

640 ft

100-250 acres

Hidden Valley Ski Area, New Jersey

Hidden Valley size based on overall vertical drop is 620 ft

620 ft

less than 100 acres

Thunder Ridge Ski Resort, New York

Thunder Ridge size based on overall vertical drop is 600 ft

600 ft

less than 100 acres

Jack Frost Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Jack Frost size based on overall vertical drop is 600 ft

600 ft

less than 100 acres

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area, Connecticut

Mohawk Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 575 ft

575 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

Eagle Rock Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Eagle Rock size based on overall vertical drop is 550 ft

550 ft

less than 100 acres

Bear Creek Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Bear Creek size based on overall vertical drop is 510 ft

510 ft

less than 100 acres

Willard Mountain Ski Resort, New York

Willard size based on overall vertical drop is 505 ft

505 ft

less than 100 acres

Alpine Mountain Ski Area, Pennsylvania

Alpine Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 500 ft

500 ft

less than 100 acres

Big Boulder Ski Resort, Pennsylvania

Big Boulder size based on overall vertical drop is 475 ft

475 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

Mt. Peter Ski Area, New York

Mt. Peter size based on overall vertical drop is 450 ft

450 ft

less than 100 acres

Spring Mountain Ski Area, Pennsylvania

Spring Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 420 ft

420 ft

less than 100 acres

Holiday Mountain Ski & Fun, New York

Holiday Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 400 ft

400 ft

less than 100 acres

Tuxedo Ridge Ski Area, New York

Tuxedo size based on overall vertical drop is 400 ft

400 ft

less than 100 acres

Mount Southington Ski Area, Connecticut

Mount Southington size based on overall vertical drop is 322 ft

322 ft

less than 100 acres

Campgaw Mountain Ski Area, New Jersey

Campgaw size based on overall vertical drop is 270 ft

270 ft

less than 100 acres

Woodbury Ski Area, Connecticut

Woodbury size based on overall vertical drop is 176 ft

176 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlights: Skiing Near NYC

There are a ton of great ski resorts drivable from around New York City. Here are some great snow photos submitted by some resorts.
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Spotlight Photos:
Killington Resort in Vermont

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Mont Tremblant in Quebec

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Sugarbush in Vermont

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Windham Resort in New York

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Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort in NY

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Alpine Mountain in Pennsylvania

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