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Resources for Information on COVID-19 and Vermont Ski Areas

Restrictions have been eased with summer operations underway at most Vermont ski areas, with travel to and from Vermont permitted from numerous areas. It remains imperative that prospective guests understand and comply with the most up-to-date regulations before planning an outing. (Ski Vermont photo)

 

In this unprecedented and constantly evolving situation related to the COVID-19 outbreak and recovery, Ski Vermont is committed to providing useful and up-to-date information about recreation activities and operations at member ski areas. This resource page provides links to online resources  related to operational guidelines, safeguards and restrictions. This information is intended to help prospective guests make informed decisions in the best interests of not only their own safety and well-being, but also that of the ski area employees and members of their surrounding communities.

Restrictions have been eased with summer operations underway at most Vermont ski areas, with travel to and from Vermont permitted from numerous areas. It remains imperative that prospective guests understand and comply with the most up-to-date regulations before planning an outing. These regulations can be found on the websites for the state of Vermont with further, activity-specific guidance available on each ski area's website.

Vermont's ski areas welcome back out-of-state guests, while urging those guests to act responsibly and do their part to help keep themselves and others safe.

Resource Links:

The state of Vermont's website features a page on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Vermont State Response and Resources with a section detailing Governor Phil Scott's Phased Re-Opening Plan, Restart Vermont

The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing has compiled useful resources related to COVID-19 on its Getting Through It Together page including:

The Virtual Vermont section provides a cyber-tour of the state that can be enjoyed until it's time to visit the state in-person again.

The Travel Restrictions page provides the latest updates on regulations for travel to and within Vermont and find out what you need to know about Lodging and Accommodations in Vermont before making your plans.

The Outdoor Recreation section provides tips to recreate locally and stay safe outdoors during this public health emergency. 

Recreate Responsibly is a newly formed coalition of nonprofits, outdoor businesses, and land managers developing and sharing best practices to protect each other and our natural landscapes: https://www.recreateresponsibly.org/

Latest Ski Area Updates:

Golf and mountain biking operations are open to Vermont residents and out-of-staters in compliance with the state's health requirements.

The latest information on mountain biking operations and policies at Vermont ski areas can be found here: https://skivermont.com/mountain-biking-2020

An updated list of open golf courses at Vermont ski areas and their current policies and operating guidelines can be found here: https://skivermont.com/golf-operations-teeing-off-at-vermont-ski-areas-05-19-20

Other ski area updates and policies can be found on their individual websites:

Bolton Valley Resort: https://www.boltonvalley.com/summer/

Bromley Mountain: https://www.bromley.com/the-mountain/about-bromley-summer/hours-of-operations/

Burke Mountain: https://skiburke.com/message

Jay Peak Resort: https://jaypeakresort.com/resort/blog-updates/frequently-asked-questions

Killington Resort: https://www.killington.com/plan-your-trip/summer-activities/bike-park

Mount Snow Resort: https://www.mountsnow.com/summer-safety/

Okemo Mountain Resort: https://www.okemo.com/explore-the-resort/about-the-resort/commitment-to-safety

Smugglers' Notch Resort: https://www.smuggs.com/pages/universal/covid19-update.php

Stowe Mountain Resort: https://www.stowe.com/explore-the-resort/about-the-resort/commitment-to-safety.aspx

Stratton Mountain Resort: https://www.smuggs.com/pages/universal/covid19-update.php

Sugarbush Resort: https://www.sugarbush.com/mountain/summer-report/

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