The Best East Coast Skiing

 In Ski Resorts, Skiing

East Coast skiing is different from the west. The snow is wetter and knee-deep powder is rare. The elevations don’t meet the same staggering heights, but there are still plenty of peaks and challenging trails to get your adrenaline pumping.

New England Skiing Destinations

Experience the best of east coast skiing at these top-rated New England area ski resorts.

Killington Resort

Killington, Vermont

The “Best of the East” Killington Resort is the biggest ski resort in Vermont. It’s 60 black diamond trails, 53 intermediate trails, 43 beginner trails and 16 glades are spread across seven mountains. Everything from mellow groomed trails to steep main mogul-studded slopes and classic winding trails give it plenty of variety. It’s one of the best-known ski resorts in the east for nightlife. Other activities include snowmobile tours and tubing.


Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Sugarloaf is the second largest ski area in the east and the biggest one in Maine. It offers a huge amount of variety with plenty of challenging terrain across its 1,240 acres. The side country areas of Burnt Mountain and Brackett Basin are a highlight, as well as the stunning views of the Carrabassett Valley from The Snowfields, the only lift-serviced above-tree line skiing in the East. Other activities include dining, cross-country skiing, ice skating and snowshoeing.

Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s biggest ski resort and the classiest one in New England is Bretton Woods. Here you’ll find perfectly groomed runs, upscale accommodations and epic mountain views. The resort’s 464 skiable acres include 62 ski trails suitable for all levels, 35 glades, and three terrain parks. Other activities include a spa, sleigh rides, cross-country skiing, ice skating, tubing and a zipline.

Stowe Mountain Resort

Stowe, Vermont

One of the oldest ski towns in the US and home to one of the first chairlifts in the world, Stowe is considered a quintessential ski town. The quaint ski village offers 116 trails that span two mountains and offers some of the most challenging expert-level ski terrain in the state. You’ll find plenty of blue and black runs, beginner-friendly terrain, three terrain parks and on-mountain Kids Adventure Zones. Other activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, dogsledding, and snowmobile tours.

Mont Tremblant

Québec, Canada

Mont Tremblant will give you serious European vibes with its colorful French-speaking village, cobblestone streets, luxury hotels, fine dining, shopping and excellent nightlife. Disneyland of the ski world, enjoy a diverse 102 trials for all levels. You’ll find long expert level mogul slopes and wide, winding forest glades. Other activities include ski school, play centers, ice skating, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.

East Coast Ski Racks

There are plenty of places to ski on the east coast from Vermont and New Hampshire to Maine and Quebec. Wherever your next ski adventure takes you, make sure to protect your skis from unnecessary wear and tear along the way. Log Ski Rack offers a selection of high-quality and custom-built ski, snowboard and longboard racks that are as practical as they are beautiful. Made from quality Northern White Cedar logs, our ski racks are naturally beauty and resistant to wear. We offer wall-hanging and free-standing racks to fit your storage needs while adding to the character and charm of your property. Shop our entire selection of Ski Racks online today, or contact us for a custom ski rack.

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