Located in Vermont's Northern Kingdom, Jay Peak Ski Resort is home to the best powder on the East Coast thanks to its namesake, "Jay Cloud" that often occupies the peak, delivering feet of fresh with it. In addition to great snow, the resort also boasts some of the best tree skiing in the East and its Tram offers big mountain access that is rare in Vermont.
While the area is as remote and private as they come, the base area supports a healthy ski village atmosphere that features plenty of amenities including the magnificent, Hotel Jay. If you're looking to beat the crowds and score the best snow on the East Coast, Jay Peak is the place to go.
Jay Peak is one of the few resorts in New England where fat skis are the norm. Each year, Jay Peak leads the league in terms of snowfall in Vermont and its plentiful tree runs and groomed terrain make it a playground for a freerider in need of a big mountain vibe without having to fly out west.