Ski resort rank by vertical feet
Ski resorts by vertical feet
Accurate Lift-served Vertical Feet Totals
For Most North American Ski Areas and Resorts

Includes lift-served*, continuous**, and total possible vertical

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5,620 feet (Most continuous LIFT-SERVED vertical in North and South America. 5,997 possible with hike)
1-REVELSTOKE - Old Mount Mackenzie (and previously Powder Springs), Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada

5,222 feet (The resort stretches the lift-served vert to 5,280ft, a vertical mile, for marketing purposes. Side note- 5,678' is possible with a 400 vertical ft hike (about 1,000 steps.)
2-BLACKCOMB - Whistler, B.C., CAN

4,966 feet

3-WHISTLER - Whistler, B.C., CAN

4,346 feet (4,346' lift-served vertical from top of Lone Peak tram to the bottom of Six Shooter lift. Also, 3,619'** from Lone Peak to the bottom of Shedhorn lift.)
4--BIG SKY - Big Sky, Montana

4,105 feet (The JH tram offers more CONTINUOUS vertical than any other single lift ride in the entire Western Hemisphere)
5--JACKSON HOLE/Teton Village - Teton Village, Wyoming

4,040 feet
(3,360'** of this lift-served total is continuous)
6-BEAVER CREEK - Avon, Colorado

4,030 feet (4,396' is the maximum Snowmass vertical via "Rocky Mtn High" if the cirque cable tow is running--which I've never seen).
7--SNOWMASS Ski Area - Snowmass Village, Colorado

4,016 feet (Expansion plans may create a vertical drop of 4,162 ft)
8--MOONLIGHT BASIN - Big Sky, Montana

3,979 feet (the reported 4,000' is a "rounded-up" figure)
9-PANORAMA - Panorama, British Columbia, CAN

3,830 feet (3,830'** is lift-served and continuous, but 4,425' is skiable with a hike)
10-TELLURIDE - Telluride, Colorado

3,790 feet (3,790'** is continuously skiable and is the 2nd-most vertical of any single lift ride in the Western Hemisphere)
11-KICKING HORSE - Golden, British Columbia, CAN

3,690 feet
(7,250' with hike...heh)
(The entire 3,690'** vertical, from Palmer to the bottom of Molly's Run, is open in the spring.
12-TIMBERLINE on Mt Hood: "Longest ski season in North America; Oct-Sep" - Government Camp, Oregon

3,572 feet
(4,292' possible with hike)
13-ASPEN HIGHLANDS - Aspen Highlands, Colo

3,514 feet

14-SUNSHINE - Banff, CAN

3,484 feet
lift-served (3,668' total requires hiking. 2,479'** of the 3,484' is continuous.)
15-STEAMBOAT - Steamboat Springs, Colorado

3,427 feet
(technically continuous, but includes a considerable stretch of poling through a cat track 'Roundabout'. 2,735'** vertical maximums are more typical.)
16-HEAVENLY - Lake Tahoe, located in both California and Nevada

3,373 feet
(2,645'** continuous vertical. Bachelor's "Northwest" quad chair possesses the '3rd-most vertical feet from a chairlift' in the U.S. at 2,365 vertical feet)
17-MT BACHELOR - Bend, Oregon

3,363 feet
(3,241'** continuous vertical. BTW, Sun Valley's "Challenger" chair is "the CHAIRLIFT with the most vertical in the U.S." at 3,142 vertical feet)
18-SUN VALLEY - Sun Valley, Idaho

3,330 feet
(3,041'** continuous. 3,450' vertical possible with hike)
19-VAIL - Vail, Colorado

3,267 feet

20-ASPEN/AJAX - Aspen, Colorado

3,245 feet
  (3,150'** continuous)

3,240 feet
(Snowbird's Peruvian quad (2,421' vertical) is "Utah's chairlift with the most vertical" and the 2nd greatest amount of vertical in the U.S. from a single CHAIRLIFT.)
22-SNOWBIRD - Snowbird, Utah
(Incidentally, Pipeline Chute to the Baby Thunder base is 3,710'.)

3,216 feet
(3,430' vert possible, with hike, when the "Slides" are open)
23-Whiteface - Wilmington, New York

3,119 feet
(2,712'** continuous vertical)
24-PARK CITY - Park City, Utah

3,065 feet
(2,615'** continuous vertical)
25-THE CANYONS (formerly WOLF MOUNTAIN/PARK WEST) - Park City, Utah

3,050 feet lift-served

26-KILLINGTON - Killington, Vermont

3,000 feet
(less than 2,000**ft of continuous vertical drop)
27-DEER VALLEY - Park City, Utah

2,980 feet
(from top of 'Panoramic'; highest 6-passenger chair in NA. 2,574'** continuous vertical)
28-WINTER PARK/MARY JANE - Winter Park, Colorado

2,880 feet
(the 3,398' reported requires hiking)
29-BRECKENRIDGE - Breckenridge, Colorado
(At an elevation of 12,840 feet, Peak 9's "Imperial Express Superchair" quad is the highest CHAIRLIFT elevation in North America and Europe, and the highest multi-passenger CHAIR in the world)

2,959 feet
(Snow Basin's JohnPaul quad is the chairlift with the '2nd-most vertical' in UTAH at 2,359 feet, and ranks 4th in the U.S.)
30-SNOW BASIN - Snowbasin, Utah

2,929 feet
  (2,885'** continuous)
31-MAMMOTH - Mammoth Lakes, California

2,869 feet
(2,240'** continuous vertical)
32-Marmot Basin - Jasper, Alberta, CAN

2,840 feet
(2,410'** continuous vertical)
33-Sugarloaf - Carrabassett Valley, Maine

2,833 feet

34-RED MOUNTAIN - Rossland, British Columbia, CAN

2,822 feet
(4,207' available with hike)
35-Mt Hood Meadows - Mt. Hood, Oregon

2,821 feet

36-FERNIE SNOW VALLEY - British Columbia, CAN

2,820 feet

37-Castle Mountain - Pincher Creek, Alberta, CAN

2,760 feet
[Latest info is it's in bankruptcy as of 2010]
38-TAMARACK - Donnelly, Idaho

2,755 feet

39-CRESTED BUTTE - Mt. Crested Butte, Colorado

2,682 feet

40-Sun Peaks - Heffley, British Columbia, CAN

2,669 feet
[Private club, not open to the public. Latest info is it's in bankruptcy as of 2010]
41-YELLOWSTONE CLUB - Yellowstone Village, Montana

2,603 feet
(2,283'** continuous vertical)
42-Big White - Kelowna, BC, CAN

2,571 feet
(3,104vf with the "backcountry return" shuttle)
43-CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN - Crystal Mountain, Washington

2,564 feet

44-Smuggler's Notch/Madonna - Jeffersonville, Vermont

2,564 feet

45-Montana Snowbowl - Missoula, MT

2,552 feet
(The first New England ski area to offer cat skiing, starting 08-09 season)
46-SUGARBUSH/GLEN ELLEN - Sugarbush, Vermont

2,465 feet

47-KIMBERLEY - East Kootenays, British Columbia, CAN

2,422 feet

48-Silver Star - Vernon, BC, CAN

2,420 feet

49-June - 20 miles North of Mammoth Lakes, Calif

2,412 feet

50-Nakiska - Kananaskis, Alberta, CAN

2,410 feet
(2,601 reported requires hiking)
51-COPPER - Copper Mountain, Colorado

2,410 feet
(at 12,700 feet, the "Ridge" quad is the second-highest chairlift elevation in North America and Europe, and 2nd highest multi-passenger chair in the world)
52-LOVELAND Ski Area - Georgetown, Colorado

2,400 feet

53-RED LODGE Mountain - Red Lodge, Montana

2,395 feet

54-Le Massif (Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois) - Charlevoix, Québec, CAN

2,395 feet

55-SCHWEITZER - Sandpoint, Idaho

2,390 appx feet
(3,590' with hike)
56-Alyeska - Girdwood, Alaska

2,389 feet
(2,802 reported requires hiking)
57-SQUAW VALLEY - Olympic Valley, California

2,379 feet
(3,165' vert possible with hike)
58-TAOS - Taos, New Mexico

2,362 feet
(3,324' with hike)
59-KEYSTONE - Keystone, Colorado

2,341 feet

60-Stowe - Stowe, Vermont

2,340 feet
(less than 2,000** of continuous vertical)
61-Sunday River - Bethel, ME

2,305 feet

62-WHITEFISH/BIG MOUNTAIN - Whitefish, Montana

2,300 feet

63-Arizona Snowbowl - Flagstaff, Arizona

2,300 feet
(recently added 200 skiable vertical feet to their previous 2100 ft)
64-Gore Mountain - North Creek, New York

2,276 feet

65-NORTHSTAR AT TAHOE - Truckee, California

2,275 feet

66-SUMMIT/ALPENTAL/SNOQUALMIE - Snoqualmie, Washington

2,212 feet

67-SIERRA AT TAHOE - Twin Bridges, California

2,202 feet

68-CANNON Mountain - Franconia, New Hampshire

2,200 feet

69-GRAND TARGHEE - Alta, Wyoming

2,190 feet

70-Mission Ridge - Wenatchee, Washington

2,185 feet

71-Angel Fire - New Mexico

2,160 feet
(can be up to 5,000vf if one skis down to the town of Warner. Also, Silver Mtn has the longest "single-stage" gondola in the world)
72-SILVER MOUNTAIN - Kellogg, Idaho

2,153 feet

73-SUNDANCE - Sundance, Utah

2,153 feet

74-Jay Peak - Jay, Vermont

2,100 feet

75-Okemo - Ludlow, Vermont

2,100 feet

76-Powder King - Pine Pass, British Columbia, CAN

2,090 feet appx
(bottom 1,300 is often not skiable)
77-Mt Baldy - San Gabriel Mountains, California

2,090 feet appx
(only 1 chairlift-call in advance for hours/days of operation)
78-Turner Mountain - North of Libby, Montana

2,068 feet

79-Mont-Sainte-Anne - Beaupré, Québec, CAN

2,060 feet

80-LOON Mountain - Lincoln, New Hampshire

2,060 feet

81-Mt Spokane - Mead, Washington

2,055 feet

82-SOLITUDE - Solitude, Utah

2,031 feet

83-Mont Tremblant - Saint-Jovite, Québec, CAN

2,030 feet

84-BUTTERMILK/TIEHACK - Aspen, Colorado

2,029 feet

85-DURANGO/PURGATORY - Purgatory Village, Colorado

2,027 feet

86-Wildcat - Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire

2,010 feet
(1,730** continuous vertical)
87-Cypress Mountain - BC, CAN

2,010 feet


2,005 feet
(Interesting that Alta is not even in the top 80 North American ski areas in vertical rise. 2,528' is skiable via hiking)
89-ALTA - Alta, Utah

2,003 feet

90-Waterville Valley - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

2,003 feet

91-Stratton - South Londonderry, Vermont

2,002 feet

92-PEBBLE CREEK - Inkom, Idaho

2,000 feet

93-Burke Mountain - East Burke, Vermont

2,000 feet

94-Apex - Penticton, BC, CAN

2,000 feet

95-Saddleback (known by locals for excellent glade skiing) - Rangeley, Maine

1,992 feet

96-Mad River Glen - Waitsfield, Vermont

1,967 feet

97-PICO - Rutland, Vermont

1,950 feet
(2,691' possible with hike. The new Schlasman’s Chair goes to the Ridge!)
98-BRIDGER BOWL - Bozeman, Montana

1,936 feet
(1,756'** continuous vertical)
99-SUNLIGHT - Glenwood Springs, Colorado

1,900 feet

100-Bear Valley - Northern Sierra Nevada, California

1,850 feet (appx 3,000 possible with hike)
SILVERTON - Silverton, Colorado

1,846 feet

49 DEGREES NORTH - Chewelah, Washington

1,840 feet

DIAMOND PEAK - Incline Village, Nevada

1,803 feet

BRUNDAGE - McCall, Idaho

1,802 feet

ALPINE MEADOWS - Lake Tahoe, California

1,801 feet

BOGUS BASIN - Boise, Idaho

1,784 feet

Stevens Pass - Stevens Pass, Washington

1,779 feet
(claims longest "reversible 'jigback' tram in the world")
SANDIA PEAK - Albuquerque, New Mexico

1,772 feet

Owl's Head - Mansonville, Québec, CAN

1,750 feet

Attitash Bear Peak - Bartlett, New Hampshire

1,745 feet

BRIGHTON - Brighton, Utah

1,700 feet

Mount Snow - Mount Snow, Vermont

1,700 feet

SKI APACHE - Ruidoso, New Mexico

1,700 feet

Magic Mountain - Magic Mtn, Vermont

1,696 feet

ARROWHEAD (Vail purchased and annexed in 1997) - Arrowhead, Colorado

1,680 feet
(2,257 reported requires a 577 vertical foot hike. A-Basin has the highest double-chair in the world at 12,478 ft)
ARAPAHOE/A-BASIN - Keystone, Colorado

1,679 feet

Sierra Summit (not to be confused with Sierra-at-Tahoe) - Lake Shore, California

1,665 feet

BEAR MTN - Big Bear in the San Bernardino Mountains, California

1,657 feet

Mt. Washington - Courtenay, BC, CAN

1,652 feet

Red River - Red River, New Mexico

1,651 feet

HOMEWOOD - Homewood, California

1,650 feet
(not to be confused with the Michigan 'Big Powderhorn' ski area)
POWDERHORN - Mesa, Colorado

1,650 feet

SANTA FE Ski Area - Santa Fe, New Mexico

1,650 feet


1,650 feet
(2,000 reported requires hiking)
KIRKWOOD - Kirkwood, California

1,638 feet

BEAVER MTN - Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah

1,625 feet

Bolton Valley Resort - Bolton, Vermont

1,602 feet

Windham - Windham, New York

1,601 feet

Hunter - Hunter, New York

1,601 feet
(1,601 is the highest of the two mountains)
Mountain High - Wrightwood, California

1,601 feet

Dodge Ridge - Pinecrest, California

1,600 feet

Marble Mtn - Steady Brook, Newfoundland, CAN

1,600 feet

Shames Mtn (Jewel of the Wilds) - Terrace, British Columbia, CAN

1,571 feet
(since this ski area is in the town of "Jackson" it is often mistaken for Jackson Hole/Teton Village)
SNOW KING - Jackson, Wyoming

1,510 feet

Mt. Sunapee - Mt. Sunapee, New Hampshire

1,510 feet

SUGAR BOWL - Norden, California

1,509 feet

Mont Sutton - Sutton, Québec, CAN

1,501 feet

MOUNT BAKER - Bellingham, Washington

1,501 feet

Snowshoe - Snowshoe, West Virginia

1,500 feet

Bretton Woods - Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

1,500 feet

White Pass - White Pass, Washington

1,441 feet

MT ROSE - Reno, Nevada

1,440 feet

Blacktail - Kalispell, Montana

1,425 feet

Wolf Creek - Pagosa Springs, Colorado

1,418 feet
(905' continuous vertical)
Mont Orford - Quebec, CAN

1,410 feet

PAJARITO - Los Alamos, New Mexico

1,401 feet

ELDORA - Nederland, Colorado

1,400 feet
[Original site of Elk Meadows]
Eagle Point- Beaver, Utah

1,400 feet

Eaglecrest - Juneau, Alaska

1,400 feet
[Went bankrupt in 2009. See Eagle Point]
Elk Meadows - Beaver, Utah

1,351 feet

Titus - Malone, New York

1,334 feet

Bromley Mountain - Manchester Center, Vermont

1,320 feet
(Utah's highest lift-served elevation, at 11,307 ft.)
BRIANHEAD - Brian Head, Utah
(Utah's highest lift-served elevation, at 11,307 ft. The area offers 1,160** ft of continuous vertical via chairlifts and an additional 160' can be gained via snowcat)

1,300 feet

Ski Whitewater - Nelson, British Columbia, CAN

1,280 feet

Belleayre Mountain - Highmount, New York

1,250 feet

Mont Saint Marie - Mont Ste-Marie, CAN

1,214 feet
(up to 3,400vf when shuttled)
Alpenglow at Arctic Valley - Anchorage, Alaska

1,210 feet
(not to be confused with the Colorado Arrowhead that is now part of Vail)
Arrowhead - Claremont, New Hampshire

1,200 feet

Bristol Mountain - Canandaigua, New York

1,200 feet
(a Big Bear Mtn resort)
SNOW SUMMIT - Big Bear Lake, California

1,200 feet

Sugar Mountain - Banner Elk, North Carolina

1,200 feet

COOPER (Ski Cooper) - Leadville, Colorado

1,175 feet

Grouse Mountain - Vancouver, BC, CAN

1,171 feet

Monarch - Monarch, Colorado

1,150 feet
(of Wyoming's ten ski areas, Pine Creek ranks fourth in vertical rise)
PINE CREEK - Pine Creek Canyon, Wyoming

1,150 feet
(some poling required to ski entire vertical)
Mt Seymour - Vancouver, BC, CAN

1,150 feet

Terry Peak - Black Hills, South Dakota

1,141 feet

SNOW VALLEY - Running Springs, California

1,140 feet

Jiminy Peak - Hancock, Massachusetts

1,132 feet

Stoneham - Quebec, CAN

1,109 feet

MASSANUTTEN - Massanutten, Virginia

1,100 feet

WHITE PINE - Pinedale, Wyoming

1,100 feet

Black Mountain - Jackson, New Hampshire

1,100 feet

Plattekill - Roxbury, New York

1,100 feet
(formerly Nordic Valley, Utah's smallest ski area at 85 acres)

1,082 feet
(not to be confused with Blue Knob [PA] nor the other Blue Mtn in Ontario, Canada)
BLUE MOUNTAIN - Allentown, Pennsylvania

1,080 feet

Hyak - Snoqualmie, Washington

1,072 feet
(not to be confused with Blue Mtn [PA] nor the other Blue Mtn in Ontario, Canada)
Blue Knob - Altoona, Pennsylvania

1,066 feet

Massif Du Sud - Quebec, CAN

1,055 feet
(Indian name meaning "Spirit Place." 865ft main chair vertical. The upper mtn chair adds another 190' for 1,055 total)
SIPAPU - Sipapu, New Mexico

1,050 feet

Bobcat - Andes, New York

1,040 feet

Middlebury College Snowbowl - Hancock, Vermont

1,040 feet


1,027 feet

Mt Abram - Maine

1,017 feet

Mont Saint Marie - Quebec, CAN

1,010 feet

West Mountain - Glen Falls, New York

1,003 feet

Wintergreen - Wintergreen, Virginia

1,001 feet


1,001 feet

Waterman - Waterman, Calif

1,001 feet

ELK MTN - Union Dale, Pennsylvania

1,000 feet

Catamount - Hillsdale, New York

1,000 feet

MONTAGE - Scranton, Pennsylvania

1,000 feet

Sno Mountain - Pennsylvania

1,000 feet

WACHUSETT - Princeton, Massachusetts

998 feet

Val Saint-Come - Quebec, CAN

997 feet
(brochures say 1,000')
Salmo - Salmo, British Columbia, CAN

991 feet

Snowy Range - Centennial, Wyoming

990 feet

Cape Smokey - Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, CAN

988 feet

POMERELLE - Ushuaia, Idaho
(Despite bearing the same town name as the world's southernmost ski town: Ushuaia, Argentina, Pomerelle falls somewhat outside the spotlight. And, with 3 world-class ski areas to choose from, many Idahoans simply stay and play on their local hill saying, "What the hell, we'll ski Pomerelle.")

978 feet

Balsam's Wilderness - New Hampshire

933 feet
(Skied there for the official closing in April of 2001. It is backcountry skiing now)
BERTHOUD - Berthoud Pass, Colorado

895 feet

WHITETAIL - Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

875 feet

Crotched Mountain - Peterborough, New Hampshire

852 feet

Crabbe Mountain - Central Hainesville, New Brunswick, CAN

839 feet

SolVista - Coloradosnowy range

830 feet

Ski Beech - Banner Elk, North Carolina

820 feet

Georgian Peaks [Private] - Thornbury, Ontario, CAN

812 feet

Ski Wentworth - Wentworth Valley, Nova Scotia, CAN

807 feet
(marketing dept says 825'. Topo maps show 770'. Several altimeter readings from Mike Moland say 807')
Lutsen Mountain - Lutsen, Minnesota

801 feet

CAMELBACK - Tannersville, Pennsylvania

790 feet
(contributor reports reach this vertical feet consensus)
Mount Bohemia - Lac La Belle, Michigan

790 feet

Ski Bromont - Quebec, CAN

762 feet

GREEK PEAK - Virgil, New York

750 feet

Seven Springs - Champion, Pennsylvania

750 feet

White Hills - Clarenville, Newfoundland, CAN

750 feet

Ski Denton - Pennsylvania

743 feet

Osler Bluff [Private] - Collingwood, Ontario, CAN

740 feet

Cataloochee/Moody Top - Maggie Valley, North Carolina

722 feet
(not to be confused with Blue Mtn [PA] nor Blue Knob [PA])
Blue Mountain - Collingwood, Ontario, Canada

720 feet

Donner Ranch - Truckee/Norden, California

701 feet
(Literature claims 800 vertical ft)
Badger Pass - Yosemite National Park, California

700 feet

Labrador - New York

700 feet

Searchmont - Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

700 feet

Shawnee - New York

700 feet

Song Mountain - New York

700 feet

Toggenburg - New York

700 feet

Wolf Laurel - Mars Hill, North Carolina

699 feet
(a contributor reports 520' by topo map)
Spirit Mountain - Duluth, Minnesota

699 feet

Mont Saint Sauveur - Saint Sauveur, Quebec, CAN

680 feet
(owned/operated by 'Pitch' - a true ski bum who provides 'Half the price, half the driving, TWICE the fun!')
HESPERUS - Hesperus, Colorado

680 feet
(not to be confused with the Michigan or the other New York ski area with the same name)
Holiday Valley - Ellicottville, New York

660 feet

Poley - Sussex, New Brunswick, CAN

650 feet

Oak Mountain - New York

650 feet

Roundtop - Pennsylvania

650 feet

Suicide Six/Woodstock - Woodstock, Vermont

650 feet

Swain - New York

650 feet

Ski Big Bear - New York

641 feet

Porcupine Mountains - Ontonogan, Michigan

640 feet

Mohawk Mountain - Cornwall, Connecticut

640 feet

Titus - New York

633 feet

McCauley - New York

628 feet

DOLLAR MOUNTAIN - Sun Valley, Idaho

625 feet

Sundown - New Hartford, Connecticut

623 feet
(a contributor reports 600' by topo map. Mike Moland reports multiple altimeter readings of 623')
Thunder Bay or Loch Lomond - Thunder Bay, Ontario, CAN

620 feet
(not to be confused with the Missouri or Pennsylvania ski areas with the same name)
HIDDEN VALLEY (NJ) - Vernon, New Jersey

610 feet
(The ski area publishes a vertical of 700'. Wisp is the ONLY ski area in the state of Maryland)
Wisp - McHenry, Maryland

610 feet
(marketing brochures report 700')
Granite Peak - Wausau, Wisconsin

604 feet

Marquette - Marquette, Michigan

601 feet

Hogadon Ski Area - Casper, Wyoming

600 feet

Echo Mountain - Colorado

600 feet

Jack Frost - Pennsylvania

600 feet

Liberty Mountain - Pennsylvania

600 feet

Roundtop - Pennsylvania

600 feet
(Not to be confused with Thunder Bay in Ontario, CAN)
Thunder Ridge - New York

552 feet

Boyne Highlands - Harbor Springs, Michigan

552 feet

Nub's Knob (right next to Boyne Highlands) - Harbor Springs, Michigan

550 feet

Eagle Rock - Pennsylvania

550 feet

Kissing Bridge - Pennsylvania

550 feet

Mont Farlagne - Edmundston, New Brunswick, CAN

550 feet

Mount St. Louis/Moonstone - Coldwater, Ontario, CAN

550 feet

Royal Mountain - New York

540 feet
(not to be confused with the Missouri or New Jersey ski areas with the same name)
HIDDEN VALLEY (PA) - Vernon, New Jersey

520 feet

Holimont- New York

516 feet

Mt LaCrosse - LaCrosse, Wisconsin

515 feet

Sawmill - Pennsylvania

510 feet

Bear Creek- Pennsylvania

510 feet
(not to be confused with the public ski area of Devil's Elbow in Bethany)
Devil's Glen [Private] - Glen Huron, Ontario, CAN

508 feet

Alpine Ski Club [Private] - Collingwood, Ontario, CAN

508 feet

Beaver Valley/Owen Sound [Private] - Collingwood, Ontario, CAN

505 feet

Willard - Greenwich, New York

500 feet
(not to be confused with the California, Wisconsin, Ohio, or Ontario ski areas with the same name)
Alpine Mountain (PA) - Pennsylvania

500 feet

BOREAL - Truckee, California

500 feet

Boyne Mountain (about an hour from Boyne Highlands) - Boyne Falls, Michigan

500 feet

Devil's Head - near Portage, Wisconsin

500 feet
(not to be confused with the Colorado 'Powderhorn' ski area)
Big Powderhorn - Bessemer, Michigan

500 feet

Snow Ridge - New York

500 feet

Woods Valley - New York

476 feet
(with the most vertical of any ski area in Illinois and located right on the Mississippi River, it is a picturesque sight)
CHESTNUT - Galena, Illinois

475 feet

Big Boulder - Pennsylvania

475 feet
(vertical consensus at this time)
Sundown - Dubuque, Iowa

460 feet

Tussey Mountain - Pennsylvania

450 feet

Mt Peter - New York

450 feet

Vorlage - Vorlage, Quebec, CAN

440 feet
(has produced the most Olympic and professional skiers of any ski area in North and South America)
HOWELSON - Steamboat Springs, Colorado

420 feet

Spring Mtn - Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania

405 feet


400 feet
(not to be confused with the Michigan or the other New York ski area with the same name)
Holiday Mountain - New York

400 feet

Peek'n Peak - New York

400 feet

Perfect North - Lawrenceburg, Indiana

400 feet

Silver Bells - Albany, New York

400 feet

Tuxedo Ridge - New York

395 feet

BEAR HOLLOW/UTAH WINTER SPORTS PARK - Bear Hollow near Park City, Utah

388 feet
(not to be confused with the California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, or Ontario ski areas with the same name)
ALPINE VALLEY (WI) - East Troy, Wisconsin

350 feet
(not to be confused with the private ski area; Devil's Glen)
Devil's Elbow - Bethany, Ontario, CAN

320 feet

Mt Pleasant - Pennsylvania

310 feet
(right off of I-35)
Buck Hill - Minneapolis, MN

310 feet
(not to be confused with the New Jersey or Pennsylvania ski areas with the same name)
Hidden Valley (MO) - Wildwood, Missouri

309 feet
(closest ski area to Boston)
Blue Hills - Saint Canton, Massachusetts

308 feet

Horseshoe Resort - Barrie, Ontario, CAN

305 feet

Onaping Ski Hills - Onaping, Ontario, CAN

300 feet

Dry Hill - New York

300 feet

Granlibakken - Tahoe City, California

300 feet
(one of only 2 ski areas in the state)
Snow Creek - Weston, Missouri

300 feet

Tyrol Basin - Sauk County, Wisconsin

270 feet

Maple Ridge - New York

262 feet

Ski Snowstar, "The biggest vertical drop in a 52 mile radius"- Hidden Lake, Iowa

250 feet

Sky Valley - Sky Valley, Georgia

250 feet

Mt Brighton - Brighton, Michigan

250 feet

Christmas Mountain - Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

248 feet

Ski Bradford - North Shore of Bradford, MA

245 feet
(the ONLY ski area in the state of Rhode Island)
Yawgoo Valley - Yawgoo Valley, Rhode Island

240 feet

Boston Mills/Brandywine - Ohio

240 feet

Kendall Mountain - Colorado

240 feet

Lost Valley - Auburn, Maine

240 feet

Nashoba - Westford, Massachusetts

200 feet

Hardscrabble - Rice Lake, Wisconsin

230 feet
(not to be confused with the California, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, or Ontario ski areas with the same name)
Alpine Valley- Ohio

230 feet
(Ten lifts at this small area. From the "State Line" chair, one can actually duck the rope separating Wilmot from the old Gander Ski Area and ski in the state of Illinois)
WILMOT - Wilmot, Wisconsin

225 feet

Ski Sunburst - Kewaskum, Wisconsin

211 feet
(Five lifts at this small area, formerly the Americana Lake Geneva Playboy Club)
GRAND GENEVA - Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

205 feet

Highlands of Olympia - Near state roads 41 and 74, Wisconsin

200 feet
(may be permanently closed)
Little Switzerland - Washington County, Wisconsin

180 feet
(not to be confused with the two New York ski areas with the same name)
Mt Holiday - Michigan

180 feet

Villa Olivia - Bartlett, Illinois

175 feet
(Recently highlighted by NBC Sports as the smallest ski hill in America. Perhaps they should have checked before running the program..)
Powderhouse Hill Ski Area - South Berwick, Maine

170 feet
(Their website states 300 vertical but several contributors confirm the 170 ft)
Snow Creek - Weston, Missouri

161 feet
(Now only one double chair and one magic carpet in operation)
Boyce Park - Boyce, Pennsylvania

159 feet
(Mountainvertical claims 270')
Campgaw - Mahwah, New Jersey

150 feet
(The ONLY ski area in the state of Alabama)
Cloudmont - Mentone, Alabama

130 feet

Mt Chicopee - Kitchenerr-Waterloo, Ontario, CAN

125 feet
(just celebrated 50 years of making people happy)
Mt Molson - Petewawa, Ottowa, CAN

120 feet
(693' of vertical on the Niagra Escarpment side if one hikes)
Craigleith [Private] - Collingwood, Ontario, CAN

110 feet

Boler/London Ski Club [Partially Private] - London, Ontario, CAN

100 feet

Four Lakes - Lisle, Illinois

70 feet

Sawkill Family Ski Center - Kingston, New York

* "Lift-served terrain" or "vertical feet" is calculated from the highest lift-served point to the lowest lift-served point.

** Many ski areas will not report their "continuous vertical" statistic. This figure is the greatest amount of lift-served vertical
that can possibly be skied at once, without being stopped by terrain features, a dead-end, out-of-area, or otherwise
unskiable terrain requiring either a hike or a lift to continue to the lowest lift-served point.
For example, Deer Valley self-reports a vertical drop of 3,000 feet (comparable to Park City or Killington),
however, the longest run at the resort is under 2,000 vertical feet. In fact, roughly the same vertical drop
as Waterville Valley in New Hampshire.

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losing a bar bet, changing your ski club trip based on this info, or the potential harm that could ensue when trivia nerds square-off). 

I've made every attempt to be accurate and, in this pursuit, have personally skied more than 140 of these ski areas to check them myself.
Areas I have skied are capitalized. Many of these trips are posted on Endlessseason.comSoon the capitalized names will be "hotlinked"
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**Most of the vertical drop stats on this page have been
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