March has always been the S.G.’s favorite month to hit the slopes in New England.
This year Jay Peak is making it an easier decision to head north for a few long weekends of deep powder. The resort has begun selling Spring Passes. These are valid until closing day with no restrictions (typically first week in April – could go longer this spring).
Update: So far this season Jay Peak has tallied 342 inches of snowfall! For current Jay Peak weather forecasts check out what Roger Hill has to say on the website.
Some reasons to ski this spring in New England
• The days grow longer
• The crowds are smaller
• The temperatures trend warmer
• March is the snowiest month
• Base depths are enormous
Price Points for the Jay Peak Spring Passes
• $249 for Adults
• $179 for Juniors
The resort sells one day lift ticket for $65 adults/ $45 juniors. That means is you are going to be up there for multiple weekends this could be right in your wheelhouse. You can do the math and decide of the deal works out for your plans.
To Purchase: Visit their website with this LINK. Or you can do it the old fashioned way, with the telephone at (802) 327-2215
Eric Wilbur is a lifelong recreational skier who spends most of his winter and spring in the mountains of New England. He does not ski in jeans. You can read more of Eric's work here.
Heather Burke is an award winning ski journalist with over a decade of ski news coverage. As a former ski instructor and a ski parent, she knows the ski biz from the inside out. She and her family visit New England ski resorts, as well as the West and Canada, to report on the latest trends and their best family finds. Her husband Greg takes all the accompanying photos, and their work can be seen at www.familyskitrips.com and www.luxuryskitrips.com.