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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  • 3

    Not Prepared for the MLK Crowd

    by mike_r - 21st January 2013

    Pros: Powder in the Glades

    Cons: Lifts not working and the Lines

    Great mountain for real skiers. My family went up fri to Mon. If you could get to the top (Fri only) it was worth it, But most of the mountain was closed... Full review

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  • 3

    Great Skiing, lifts lines a drag

    by JL99 - 19th February 2013

    Pros: great expert skiing, bump runs, glades, powder, jay hotel, waterpark

    Cons: slow lifts, long lines, crowded, high winds, limited food/drink options, lack of intermediate runs

    We visited Jay Peak for the first time last weekend after hearing many rave reviews, and overall came away impressed. The place lives up to its reputation ... Full review

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  • 3

    There is better depends?

    by rockiroads - 2nd November 2010

    Pros: Good height, money at par

    Cons: not enough action

    I felt it was a great place just to ski for variety or runs but the town at that time for me had little selection for shopping, restaurants, night life,...... 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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  • 3

    Jay Peak Review

    by anonymous_user - 13th April 2007



    Jay is one of the nicer ski experiences in Vermont when they have fresh snow and no winds. The glades are fun skiing but the lifts are slow and the winds c... Full review

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  • 3

    Snow Depth Mystery Answered

    by cubfanjim - 1st February 2013

    Pros: Glades; snow usually

    Cons: Lines?

    People have asked how Jay can possibly report 50 inch base. It is not just Jay, but all resorts exaggerating. So I emailed Jay and got a response. Basical... Full review

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