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Partly sunny
Wednesday April 16th, 2014 | Updated 3:08 pm
23°F-5°C

Partly Sunny

From 48 to 64 trails just like that; only takes six inches of snow, sun and a few degrees to the positive.  Temps will preserve snow overnight, but temps will be on the rise tomorrow right into the weekend.  As the temps rise and some of the frozen granular terrain loosens up, keep an eye on the trail count, because it will creep back towards 100% open.

Tomorrow, you can expect your day to start out cool with packed power trails, but everything will shift towards a soft corn snow by the afternoon when temps are in the mid-fifties.

Wind isn’t looking to be an issue, so expect lifts to spin on-time; lower mountain lifts at 8:30a, followed by upper mountain lifts at 9:00a.  NOTE:  Flyer & Tramside Carpet are schedule to be offline. 

Lift tickets can be purchased at both Stateside and Tramside Customer Service locations; $69 for adults (ages 19+) and $55 for juniors (ages 6-18).

Don’t forget, next year’s Judge seasons pass is on sale now. For those that purchase now, you’ll get to ski or ride the rest of this season, as well as all of next year. Early rate expires May 12th; click HERE to learn more or give a call to our Customer Service Department at 802-327-2321 to buy today. 

Upcoming Events:

Annual Tailgate Party: Saturday, April 19th at Stateside with live music from the Tall Grass Get Down

Late Night Splash: Saturday, April 19th starting at 9:30p in the Pump House Indoor Waterpark

Sunrise Easter Service at the summit: Sunday, April 20th at 6:00a; Tram starts loading at 5:30a. 

Click HERE to get all the details on all upcoming events. 

2 Day Forecast

Mostly sunny
Thursday
50°F10°C

Glad that’s over

Partly sunny
Friday
53°F12°C

Partly Sunny

Trail Map Lift Status Historical Snowfall

Snow Report

Snow 24 Hrs
4-6 in 10-15 cm
Snow 48 Hrs
6 in 15 cm
Snow 7 Days:
7 in 18 cm
Base Depth
20-40 in 51-102 cm
Season Total
315 in 800 cm
Surface
Variable / Frozen Granular
Lifts Open
7 of 9
Trails Open
64 of 78

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Reunited & It Feels So Good

By Andrew, on Wed, Aug 21, 2013

Looking back on the past, we often feel sentimental. Sights, sounds and other senses send us back to another time and place without a second's notice. As we grow, we bring certain aspects of our history with us and carry them through our present. The lesson is less about getting stuck on the past, but realizing the important things we can learn and take from it. Some of those things just happen to be bigger than others...

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Picking Up The Pieces
Amidst the clamor of construction in our future endeavors, we find solace in the pieces of our past. Some as memories untouched by time. Others in the places and things we give meaning through our experiences. Across the resort you may see remnants of old without realizing it. In the Tower Bar and all the components of the old chair incorporated in its design or at the entryway of our Tram Haus Lodge and the large bullwheel that greets our guests. We salute those who have put their lives into this place to get us where we are today. You can find them in our trail names and the names of our guest facilities. But more recently, two very iconic items of our past were reunited, items that served many of us for most of our lives on snow at Jay. The red tram cars.

Words With Bill
We sat down with the boss man, Bill Stenger to get the story.

About twelve years ago, when we switched to our current tram cars, Mont Saint Sauveur in Canada held partial ownership of Jay Peak and was in the process of developing a new waterpark. They asked if we would loan the old cars for use as elements inside the park.

"We liked the idea that St. Sauveur waterpark visitors would see a Jay Peak feature. It would remind them about skiing at Jay Peak and that we had a tram. Since we didn't have any real exciting use for them at the time, we loaned them to St. Sauveur."

Seven years ago, Mt. St. Sauveur was sold and no longer a part of the Jay Peak ownership group. We realized the cars were still in Canada and asked to get them back. One car was returned shortly after and has since found a home in the courtyard of the new Hotel Jay. When the Stateside project became "front burner," we wanted to get the other car back and called up to our friends at St. Sauveur. They were very amiable, saying the car was not in use and we could pick it up at any time.

"The next day we got a truck and headed towards Canada, rescued the car and brought it home."

The additional tram car will enjoy a familiar view of its formerly suspended self just outside of the new Stateside Lodge.

"It will be somewhere near the skier circulation area on the back deck of the Stateside Hotel, facing the mountain. A really nice location and very visible."

Pay It Backward
To blend our beginnings with the chapters yet written, we see a sincere effort of moving forward in our future by honoring what once was inclusively with what will be. Although this is one instance of successful restoration and reuse at Jay Peak, we have several similar projects still to come. And while you're visiting, look around a little closer for those not-so-hidden homages to our heritage.

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