Mt. Ellen

Mt. Ellen’s casual feel speaks to the ski bum—but don’t let that fool you. Mt. Ellen is home to Vermont’s highest chairlift, our premiere terrain park, Green Mountain Valley School's elite ski racing academy, is a designated U.S. Ski Team Development Site and is the northern Vermont location for Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports. Mt. Ellen tends to be our local's favorite with a greater sense of old-school Vermont charm. 

Mt. Ellen Stats

Trail Count: 39

Terrain Parks: 2

Wooded Areas: 11

Summit Elevation: 4083'/1245 m

Base Elevation: 1483'/452 m

Vertical Drop: 2600'/793 m

Lifts: 7 (including 2-way Slide Brook connector to Lincoln Peak)

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Written by Kelly Ault
Wednesday, November 22, 2017