Smugglers' Notch Resort Vermont

Good

3.8 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Trails

Beginner
19%
Intermediate
50%
Advanced / Expert
31%

Overview

Smugglers Notch in Vermont gets an avalanche of awards as the best ski resort for families. If you have young children, they have programs for each and every youngster whether they want to snowboard at age three or ski with a pack of teens. Smuggs has the most innovative and energized ski and snowboard programs, plus tons of healthy après ski entertainment for the kids.

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Smugglers' Notch Resort

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Good

3.8 / 5

based on 7 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Average!

3.5 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
Smuggs is my favorite in VT and maybe in the east as a whole. If you want to be sure they allow a free half hour in the morning as a "try before you buy" opportunity. No other resort offers that! Lots of steep stuff and awesome glades. Great snow and amazing snow on powder days.... More
KAKyle A.
Superb!

5 / 5

Oct 07, 2017
Skiing the trees and steeps has never been so fun! The two chair lifts keep the mountain uncrowded and service is top "Notch" hehe. They have a whole mountain for beginners and if you're an expert try the triple black diamond, "The Black Hole"
EEric
Superb!

5 / 5

Feb 10, 2012
Great kids program. We vacationed the last week of March and still had great conditions. Very friendly family ski resort
PPamela
Very Good!

4 / 5

Dec 30, 2011
it was a high school field trip and it was so great that i will definitely return
PPark
Very Good!

4 / 5

Dec 01, 2011
Smugg's is the best w/ kids in the business. The skiing is surprisingly good too!
MMike
Poor!

1 / 5

Mar 29, 2010
Old and outdated.
CClaudette
Very Good!

4 / 5

Feb 16, 2008
We have 4 skiers - 3 learning & 1 non-skier; so keeping the whole family entertained and in appropriate lessons was key. Smuggs covered all the bases for us.

Lifts

Double Chairs
6
Surface Lifts
2

Elevation

Base
1,030 feet
Summit
3,639 feet
Vertical drop
2,609 feet

Terrain

Total runs
78
Terrain Parks
6
Longest Run
3 miles
Skiable Terrain
1,000 acres
Snowmaking Area
192 acres
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