A New Member Of The Family

The family that runs 2 of the mountains that I snowboard at the most, just acquired Crested Butte in Colorado. If they do as good a job out West as they’ve done in the East, it may require a visit.

Here are some stats and info for the 3 mountains:

Okemo Mountain
Location: Ludlow, Vermont (4 ½ hours from NYC)
Elevation: Summit 3,344 feet, Base 1,194 feet
Vertical Drop: 2,200 Feet (highest in Southern Vermont)
Acres: 604 (495 covered by snowmaking)
Lifts: 18, including 9 quad chairs (5 highspeed detachable quads), 3 triple chairs and 6 surface lifts
Trails: 113
1 Super Pipe, 6 Terrain Parks, 1 Snowskate Park
Skier/Rider Visits: 604,000

Mount Sunapee
Location: Newbury, NH (90 minutes from Boston)
Elevation: Summit 2,743 feet
Vertical Drop: 1,510 feet (highest in southern New Hampshire)
Acres: 230 (97% covered by snowmaking)
Lifts: 10, including 3 quad chairs (one high-speed detachable quad), 2 triple chairs,
1 double chair, 4 surface lifts
Trails: 65
Super Pipe and Freeride Terrain Parks
Skier/Rider Visits: 272,000

Crested Butte
Location: Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado (30 miles from Gunnison)
Elevation: 12,162 feet
Vertical Drop: 2,775 feet lift-served (3,062 feet with a short hike to the peak)
Acres: 1,058 (300 acres covered by snowmaking)
Lifts: 14, including 3 highspeed quads, 3 triple chairs, 3 double chairs, 3 surface lifts, 2 Magic Carpets
Trails: 85
Halfpipe: One
Terrain Park: Two, one beginner/one intermediate-advanced with rails and jump features of various shapes and sizes
Skier/Rider Visits: 342,416

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