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Jay Peak Resort Reviews

Reviews for Jay Peak

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Jay Peak that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Jay Peak stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Jay Peak review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience.

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Alexis Goldenburg
This is great for family and great for expert skiers ( mostly children ) because they have lots of woods and as an expert skier this is great for experts and intermediates. The only reason this isn’t the best for beginners is because there will be racers and intermediate/expert skiers speeding down the green and blue trails.... Full Review
Amazing water park and great t...
Not great for riders my husban...
4 months ago
Michelle Mazzarino
I think is fine for a family and pro skiing the prices are too high and service is not good. The food is Awful, no espresso, no gym in the hotel, no hot tub in the hotel no Stem room in the hotel? Stowe and white face have this. If your European don’t go.... Full Review
The mountains and skiing is gr...
No espresso anywhere, no hot t...
5 months ago
Eleanor Landsbaum
We were there for what has to be the coldest I've ever been - windchill at negative 17 (and that's being generous). But I still manages to have an amazing lesson with Clare who was just the kindest and most encouraging person, despite the conditions. Serious snowfall made for fun in the powder. ... Full Review
Excellent Lessons!
5 months ago
Rabbi Pedie
Overall I loved the experience, there is so much pow!!! The descent is really fun. The scenery is sooo beautiful, but unfortunately I don't think this resort is best for snowboarding. Due to the terrain and lack of incline, multiple times I (and other riders) had to undo our bindings in order to move. ... Full Review
Lots of snow! Lots of turns, V...
Not for riders
1 year ago
Aidan
amazing terrain all day with tons to do after, including a massive indoor water park! ... Full Review
1 year ago
Kevin
Any review that doesn't contain the words "trees" and "snow" isn't worth reading. This place has the best snow on the east coast bar none and among the best terrain (Mad River Glen and Stowe are also both awesome in this regard). The tree skiing there is unrivaled. This isn't the place to go if you're looking for groomers, but if off-piste is your jam, Jay simply can't be beat.... Full Review
Trees, trees, trees!!! And so ...
Cold and windy
1 year ago
Peter Smith
About a quarter or so of people in the lift lines either have no mask on, or don't have a mask on correctly (eg. not over the nose). I have been skiing about 8 times at Jay Peak so far this year, and this experience has been consistent. The Jet lift is the one where people wear masks the least, maybe because its a little out of the way. Over the past 2 weeks or so, some lift workers ask some people from time to time who are most blatantly not wearing masks to do so, but they ask one person from time to time and turn a blind I to the others around them. All in all, Covid precautions are pretty lax at Jay.... Full Review
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Lax on covid precautions
1 year ago
ghowe
MY experience is just the opposite of JS. Been there 8 times this year. Masks strictly enforced.... Full Review
snow & trees
none
1 year ago
ghowe
Best skiing in the east... Full Review
snow & trees
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1 year ago
J S
Jay Peak is NOT enforcing any basic COVID precautions. Many people in lift lines do not wear masks and the management does not seem to care. At chair lifts not right at the main lodge almost no one bothers with masks or does jot ha e them on properly. There is absolutely no effort to have social distancing (spacing people out) in the lines. This is not a place to ski if you are concerned about Covid.... Full Review
1 year ago
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