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Smugglers Notch

Smugglers Notch Ski Resort Guide

Smugglers Notch, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift3,642ft
Resort Height1,050ft
 Nearest AirportsBurlington and Montreal Trudeau
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Smugglers Notch

The American ski resort of Smugglers Notch is at an altitude of 1,050ft.


Smugglers Notch has direct access to 72 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

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


Smugglers Notch offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Smugglers Notch is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Smugglers Notch.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'The Black Hole'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Smugglers Notch?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Smugglers Notch.

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Snow Forecast by day for Smugglers Notch

Ski Area Stats

Smugglers Notch Ski Area

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


Smugglers Notch Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,642ft
Lowest Trail1,050ft
Resort Altitude (Smugglers Notch)1,050ft
Max Vertical2,592ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Smugglers Notch
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Smugglers Notch?

This ski resort is in Lamoille, Vermont, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Smugglers Notch is Burlington, 60 minutes drive away.

Montreal Trudeau and Manchester-Boston 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 nine ski lifts are able to uplift 6,250 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 345 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Smugglers Notch open?

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

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April .

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Smugglers Notch