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Okemo Mountain Resort - Ludlow, VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 43° 24.115 W 072° 43.098
18T E 684763 N 4807977
Quick Description: Okemo Mountain Resort is a ski resort located in Ludlow, Vermont
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2016 4:07:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMT4JP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 0

Long Description:
Okemo was founded in 1955 by a group of local businessmen. Operations officially began January 31, 1956, with four inches (102 mm) of snow and trails serviced by two Poma surface lifts. In 1963, Okemo purchased its first groomer, a Tucker Sno-Cat model. Snowmaking was first used, starting with the lower part of the mountain, in 1966.

The base of Okemo stands at 1,144 feet (346 m) above sea level, and the summit is 3,344 feet (1,019 m). This gives Okemo the largest vertical drop in southern Vermont, 2,200 feet (670 m). The mountain has a total of 121 trails spread across 667 acres (2.70 km2) skiable terrain. Trail difficulty is almost evenly divided between novice, intermediate, and advanced/expert.
Skiing: yes

Snowboarding: yes

Snowmobiling: no

Cross-Country Skiing: yes

Cost of lift ticket: 86.00 (listed in local currency)

by - ROAD: yes

by - TRAIN: no

by - PLANE: no


Website -URL: [Web Link]

Dates of Operation: Not listed

WEB-CAM URL: Not listed

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