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Stowe Ski Resort Guide

Stowe, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length63km39 miles
Highest Lift1,090m3,576ft
Resort Height390m1,280ft
 Nearest AirportsBurlington and Franklin
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The American ski resort of Stowe is at an altitude of 390m1,280ft, with 63km39 miles of marked runs.


Stowe has direct access to 63km39 miles of downhill skiing, with 56 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

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


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Stowe offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Stowe.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Goat'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Stowe?

The next notable snow forecast is 16cm6in, expected on 31 October.

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Snow Forecast by day for Stowe

Ski Area Stats

Stowe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
63km39 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
150km93 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Stowe Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,090m3,576ft
Lowest Piste390m1,280ft
Resort Altitude (Stowe)390m1,280ft
Max Vertical700m2,297ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Stowe
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Stowe?

This ski resort is in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Stowe is Burlington, 45 minutes drive away.

Franklin, Morgantown, Johnstown, Clarksburg, DuBois, Montreal Trudeau, Altoona, Manchester-Boston and Jamestown 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 12,326 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 120 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Stowe open?

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

Usual opening is late November (Usually opens Saturday before Thanksgiving), 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 Stowe, 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 Stowe Tourist Office for the latest.

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