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Stratton Mountain


MAX Pass

Stratton Mountain


MAX Pass
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

155

Rank in
Region

15

Rank in
State

9

This resort is often compared with:

Sugarbush
Stowe Mountain Resort
Mad River Glen
Best time for snow at
Stratton Mountain
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Stratton Mountain

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Wednesday
Day
0"
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Thursday
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True Snow: 188" per year
Snow Quality Rank

163

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

100

Stratton Mountain is ranked No. 100 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

8.1%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

1.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

39.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

100

Stratton Mountain is ranked No. 100 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

163

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Stratton Mountain

Core Strengths
Snow Volume
rank
100
score
50.9
Travel Ease
rank
141
score
30.1
Overall
rank
155
score
47.2

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

2003 ft

3875 ft
Base Elevation: 1872 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Stratton Mountain, then you might have a long wait. Only 8.1% of winter days see more than 6 inches of snowfall, which means, on average, you'll have to spend 10 days or more mining the slopes at Stratton Mountain to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Stratton Mountain is about getting outside, ripping up the slope, eating chili dogs and getting in as much vertical as you can. It's not about big dumps. And that's okay. This place is about honing your skills for that trip to Snowbird or Alaska. With only 1.0% of months at Stratton Mountain getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

The snow at Stratton Mountain can disappear often enough that you may want to pack extra snow beads when taking a trip here. A good number of months, 39.0% to be exact, see less than 30 inches of snow. If you're banking on snow and you're boarding a plane for a week at Stratton Mountain, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 39.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Stratton Mountain, if you're flying in

Driving from the Albany, NY airport can cost a traveler more two hours when driving conditions aren't ideal, so its definitely time that you have to budget into your trip, as the 96-minute drive is often enough to keep skiers from getting snow time on their last day in town.