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

    come for the snow

    by scmentz - 18th November 2008

    Pros: Snow, terrain, backcountry, glades, Snow, no Lines

    Cons: zero nightlife, far north, COLD,

    you might ask how i can rate this 5 stars over all, while 1 star on nightlife, and 2 on family friendly... the truth is, if you are only loooking for the... Full review

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  • 4

    When the wind is calm...

    by volklmom - 14th November 2008

    Pros: The Challenge, The Glades

    Cons: Windy! The mountain get extremely windblown. There is nothing else up there to do!!

    We have been to Jay Peak a few times. They have excellent glade skiing there, that is where all the snow goes as everytime we've been there it has been so ... Full review

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  • 5

    frequent visitor for 30+ years

    by R. Collins - 29th October 2008

    Pros: best in the east for big snow, tough accessibility, few posers

    Cons: starting to be discovered by "flatlanders"

    Jay Peak has been my "home mountain" for over 35 years. It has maintained the exact same feel for that period of time! I am currently 46 yrs old and my in... Full review

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  • 5


    by lyssgrace711 - 29th October 2008

    Pros: friendly, great snow, fun village, great international feel

    Cons: in the middle of nowhere, windy, not very beginner friendly

    Absolutely Love Jay...Go every year multiple times a year- always the best snow...great variety of trails- amazing glades ...not really a beginner's mountai... Full review

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  • 5

    Anyone tried Jay for New Year's?

    by tpstutz - 5th September 2008

    Pros: Most snow in the east, Less NYCers

    Cons: Remote, not much there as far as amenities

    We have been to Jay 2x, once in Feb, once in late March. Both times we had more snow than I have ever skied in my entire life, even more than Vail, Whistle... Full review

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  • 2

    Jay Peak Review

    by anonymous_user - 3rd July 2008



    I am always amused when I read the reviews on this website because I believe that they must be written by the PR Department or employees of the resorts. Exa... Full review

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