Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Jay Peak

Planning a ski trip to Jay Peak? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Jay Peak stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Jay Peak review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.9
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 61.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 51%
  • Beginner
  • 18%
  • Families
  • 51%
  • Intermediate
  • 38%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 44%
  • Advanced
  • 64%

Helpful Highlights:

Overall a very satisfying trip. The water park was great fun and had rides for all the family to participate in, there were always plenty of friendly lifeg...

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  • 5

    Best for Advanced Skiers

    by egarson - 21st April 2011

    Pros: Glade skiing

    Cons: Some long runouts

    Phenomenal glade skiing; best big-mountain feel in the east; lots of unmarked territory to discover, e.g. the Ridge, which affords the opportunity to get hu... Full review

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  • 3

    Not a real fan...

    by Tremblay - 28th March 2011

    Pros: Lots of new things...

    Cons: Still a lot to do...

    Been there a couple of weeks ago. The surface was terribly icy and there was long line ups. They should invest in a new lift State side. The triple is to... Full review

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  • 5

    Supa Minty!

    by hiker61476 - 14th March 2011

    Pros: fresh snow, long wide open trails

    Cons: some ice in places, long drive

    3/13/2011- First time at Jay Peak. Great conditions, nice beginner and advanced glades, fast lift lines, and great terrain parks. Only down side, the new ti... Full review

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  • 4

    real skiers only

    by klamans - 7th March 2011

    Pros: best snow in east, cheap, glades

    Cons: still subject to erratic northeast weather patterns, prioritize running lower lifts

    If you want to spend money, stay on groomed slopes, complain about the cold, and focus more on the apres-ski scene this is not the place for you, and thank ... Full review

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  • 2

    Disappointed. Not good for families with young kids.

    by Three2Ski - 7th March 2011

    Pros: Great glades, good condos

    Cons: Not a good place for families, lifts often closed

    I spent a long weekend at Jay with my wife and 3 kids plus another family with 3 kids. I have friends who really like Jay and they have skied there a long ... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in the east

    by elibretto - 12th February 2011

    Pros: Snow, location, crowds, glades, snowshoe trail

    Cons: nightlife

    Great overall resort - feel like I am away from the downstate mentality - a real vacation. If you get tired of downhill try the snowshoe trail - it is a gr... Full review

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