Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding
Buttermilk Ski Resort
Home of the 2003 ESPN Winter X Games and the world's longest terrain park, Crazy T'rain. Don't let that fool you, though. It's still one of the world's best places to learn, improve and just cruise.
Buttermilk is known for being one of the best learning/teaching mountains in the world.
Powder stashes on black-diamond runs and gladed trails days after a storm; terrain park and halfpipe for advanced snowboarders plus a smaller teaching park for those just learning.
General Skiing Information
Season Opening Date: December 10, 2016
Season Closing Date: April 2, 2017
Vertical Rise: 2,030 ft.
Terrain: 470 acres
Number of Trails: 44
Longest Run: 3 miles
- Beginner - 35%
- Intermediate - 39%
- Advanced - 26%
Terrain Parks: 5, 1 Superpipe
Annual Snowfall: 200 inches
Lifts: 8 Total (3 High-Speed Quads, 1 Double & 4 Ski/Snowboard School Lifts)
Lift Capacity: 6,900 skiers/hour
Uncrowded slopes: On average, 3.7 people per acre
Base Elevation: 7,870 ft.
Summit Elevation: 9,900 ft.
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