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Bousquet Ski Area

Bousquet Ski Area

Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

218

Rank in
Region

40

Rank in
State

2

This resort is often compared with:

Berkshire East
Stowe Mountain Resort
Killington
Best time for snow at
Bousquet Ski Area
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Bousquet Ski Area

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Wednesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Thursday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0"
True Snow: 83" per year
Snow Quality Rank

219

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

Dump Potential Rank

199

Bousquet Ski Area is ranked No. 199 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

3.5%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

0.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

85.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

199

Bousquet Ski Area is ranked No. 199 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

219

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.

Explore Your Trip

Core Strengths of Bousquet Ski Area

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
68
score
66.6
Snow Volume
rank
199
score
29.2
Expert
rank
212
score
20.3

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

750 ft

1875 ft
Base Elevation: 1125 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Bousquet Ski Area, then you might have a long wait. Only 3.5% 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 Bousquet Ski Area to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Bousquet Ski Area 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 0.0% of months at Bousquet Ski Area getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

The snow at Bousquet Ski Area can disappear often enough that you may want to pack extra snow beads when taking a trip here. A good number of months, 85.0% 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 Bousquet Ski Area, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 85.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Bousquet Ski Area, if you're flying in

From the airport in Albany, NY to the mountain, skiers face a trek that's less than an hour and easy. Just 51 minutes and you're cranking into your boots.