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 tree skiing

    by beatcuff - 22nd February 2010

    Pros: tree skiing

    Cons: many

    Jay has all the tools but just does not work. Stayed there 2/19-21 and went for the tree skiing – it is the best in New England: for all levels they have s... Full review

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  • 5

    The best place in the East!

    by c001man97 - 13th February 2010

    Pros: Awesome glades and chutes on/off map, aerial tram, 350+ inches annual snowfall, short lift lines

    Cons: Relatively small vertical drop compared to other VT mountains, cold, some trails get windblown easily

    Despite the relatively small vertical drop (just over 2,000 ft.) Jay Peak will blow you (and the snow on some of its trails) away. Its woods are amazing, th... Full review

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  • 5

    Simply Awesome

    by dubisaweapon - 19th January 2010

    Pros: Tree Skiing - Awesome Views

    Cons: Not great for Beginners

    Finally made the trip to Jay Peak this MLK Weekend to celebrate my birthday and was happy I did. Stayed at the brand new Tram Haus Lodge which put my girlf... Full review

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  • 5


    by carrieme - 14th January 2010

    Pros: Glades, Short Lines, Snow

    Cons: Nightlife

    Everything here was amazing. It was a last minute decision to drive up from NYC and we're very glad we did. It was a bitter chill the first day we skied, an... Full review

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  • 5

    This place is for real

    by DubbelSac - 5th December 2009

    Pros: countless

    Cons: cold

    Jay Peak is the sickest mountain I've ever skied. Practically in Canada, this place gets seriously cold. We arrived and it was the bottom of the ... Full review

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  • 5

    Best mountain in the East

    by acctman12000 - 24th November 2009

    Pros: Powder, tree skiing, expert terrain, big mountain

    Cons: Hard to get to, canadian cold, no night life

    Been to Jay twice. Really enjoyed it both times. It is a long drive from NYC metro, about 6 hours. But it is a western style mountain. Because of the lake e... Full review

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