Vermont

Okemo Mountain Resort Ski Resort

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Overview

Offering southern Vermont’s highest vertical drop of 2,200 feet and a trail network that spans 5 distinct alpine areas, Okemo Mountain Resort is a family-oriented and family-operated resort. This part is designed for skiers of all types and levels. Plus, with its multiple terrain parks and Superpipe, freestylers can also enjoy everything that this ski resort can offer.

Where Is Okemo Mountain Ski Resort Located?

The resort is located 12 miles from Londonberry, 25 miles from Rutland and 120 miles from Boston, Massachusetts. The closest airports are Bradley International Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, which are about two hours away. Boston Logan International Airport is about three hours away.

In 1961, Okemo Mountain Resort was one of the first ski areas to develop ski in/ski out slopeside lodging and now offers one of the largest inventories of mountainside accommodations in the East.

Restaurants

Breakfast Places

  • Café at Delight offers traditional breakfast items, including pancakes and French toast. 145 Main Street, Ludlow, VT 05149

Our Favorite Lunch Spots

  • The Sitting Bull Pub features smoked-on-site BBQ and sides. You can even get some pounds to go. 77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow, Vermont 05149

Dinner

  • The Downtown Grocery specializes in using local ingredients to create their food masterpieces. Try one of their signature cocktails with dinner. 41 South Depot Street, Ludlow, VT 05149

Apres/Nightlife

  • Tom’s Loft Tavern provides great wings and craft beer. There’s even an arcade upstairs. 300 Mountain Road, Ludlow, VT 05149

Terrain

Terrain

Rising above the village of Ludlow, Vermont, Okemo offers 98% snowmaking across its 632 accessible acres with 121 trails and glades and 200 inches of annual snowfall. The breakout is as follows: 31% of the trails are beginner, 28% intermediate and 31% advanced to expert, meaning that the resort can accommodate skiers and riders of all levels and abilities. The longest run is 4.5 miles, and all runs are serviced by 20 lifts, including 1 high-speed detachable 6-park chair with heated seats. For freestylers, Okemo Mountain Resort also features a Superpipe and eight terrain parks.

The base elevation of the park is 1,144, and the summit is 3,344. The highest peak on the resort is located on the South Face, which is also the area of the most double-black diamond trails. This is a year-round resort with everything from a fitness center, mountain coaster, ice house, snow tubing and snowshoeing. There is even cross-country skiing at the Okemo Valley Nordic Center.

Inside Scoop

Okemo has multiple bubble chairs – and one even has heated seats! Ride to the summit in comfort on Sunburst Six and Quantum Four. There are ski and board tune up services on the mountain at the Okemo Express Repair Centers. You can even store your gear overnight at the resort.

Take the free Okemo Village and Okemo Resort shuttles, which takes you to areas around the village and resort. If you’re new to the mountain, stop by the Mountain Information Booth to learn about the free guided tour of the day for intermediate and advanced skiers. Lessons are also available on the mountain, and daycare is available in the evening as part of their Kids’ Night Out program.

Plan Your Trip

Okemo Mountain Resort Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

40"
25"
17"
9"
0"
8"
Nov
27"
Dec
24"
Jan
33"
Feb
21"
Mar
4"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

33%
Beginners Runs
38%
Intermediate Runs
21%
Advanced Runs
9%
Expert Runs
121
Runs in Total
39.2 mi
Runs in Total
3.4 mi
Longest Run
667 ac
Skiable Terrain
654 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 20

1
High Speed Sixes
4
High Speed Quads
5
Quad Chairs
3
Triple Chairs
7
Surface Lifts

Elevation

3344'
Summit
2200'
Vertical Drop
1144'
Base

Important Dates

November 26, 20212021/11/26
Projected Opening
April 17, 20222022/04/17
Projected Closing
142
Projected Days Open
150
Days Open Last Year
66
Years Open
200"
Average Snowfall
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