Mount Snow


As part of their master plan approval, Mount Snow’s previous owners agreed to remove the Snow Lake dam and restore the North Branch of the Deerfield River to a natural state. File photo
DOVER- A local conservation group has vowed to continue pressuring Vail Resorts, the new owners of Mount Snow, to honor a commitment made by previous owner Peak Resorts.
Under Mount Snow’s current Act 250 master plan, which went into effect about 10 years ago, Peak Resorts agreed to remove...
The Summit Local chairlift was removed 10 years ago so Mount Snow could build the Bluebird Express.       
File photo
The Summit Local chairlift was removed 10 years ago so Mount Snow could build the Bluebird Express. File photo
10 years ago:
Census figures identified a drop in local population. Compared with the 1990 census, Wilmington lost 349 people, or almost 16% of its population, and Dover lost 150 people, or 10% of its population. Whitingham gained 59 people, and Wardsboro added 46.
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Restaurants, stores, switch to carry out, pick up or temporary closure
DEERFIELD VALLEY- A growing number of local businesses are temporarily closing their doors or changing how they deliver services to the public due to concerns about COVID-19 and an influx of visitors...
DOVER- Backcountry enthusiasts and anyone looking for a place to get outdoors and into the woods have something big to celebrate, as the US Forest Service has approved a new plan that will open up more access to the ridge between Mount Snow and Haystack Mountain.
Known as the Deerfield...
WILMINGTON- Mount Snow General Manager Tracy Bartels told Wilmington Selectboard members the resort would be open this winter under the state’s COVID-19 ski area guidelines.
Bartels said Mount Snow was gearing up to open next week.  “Tom (Fitzgerald, Wilmington Selectboard Chair) and I...

Screenshot of Mount Snow General Manager Tracy Bartels
WILMINGTON - At a meeting of the bi-town economic development committee on Thursday, November 5, the committee received updates about upcoming winter operations at Mount Snow and the Hermitage Club. In addition, Wilmington Economic Development Consultant Gretchen Havreluk said attempts to contact...
Winter is on its way. Snow blanketed the Haystack Mountain trails and parking lots at the Hermitage Club on Tuesday.  Early season storms have given everyone a taste of the coming winter.
Photo by Randy Capitani
Winter is on its way. Snow blanketed the Haystack Mountain trails and parking lots at the Hermitage Club on Tuesday. Early season storms have given everyone a taste of the coming winter. Photo by Randy Capitani
MONTPELIER- Vermont businesses dependent on outdoor sports tourism may be in for a lean winter.  At a press conference on Tuesday, state officials said the number of people in the Northeast who can travel to Vermont without a quarantine had dwindled to just 332,000.  Those who can travel to...
DOVER- A year into new ownership and a few months beyond a big renovation project, the Lodge at Mount Snow is ready to welcome returning guests and new customers for the upcoming winter season. A new management team is in place at the Lodge, and the venerable hotel with the priceless view of...

Mount Snow General Manager Tracy Bartels
DOVER- Customer safety during the winter season is the overriding concern for Mount Snow and Vail Corp. That was the message delivered by Mount Snow General Manager Tracy Bartels and Senior Manager of Communications Jamie Storrs during an online “town hall” meeting with local businesspeople on...
DOVER-  As we were going to press, news was breaking that Vail Corporation had announced a round of layoffs in its Eastern operations division.  This included staff at Mount Snow. 
In  a press release, the company said: 
“As an integrated network of resorts, with a centralized...

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