Magic Mountain Ski Resort is a ski area located in the state of Vermont in USA. The resort is in the town of Londonderry, VT.
We recently ranked all of Vermont's ski resorts, so you can see where Magic Mountain stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Magic Mountain is a part of the INDY Ski Pass system. This allows you to buy one lift pass, and ski at all of the slopes that are also a part of the group.
There are numerous options to stay at Magic Mountain around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Magic Mountain Mountain Resort Terrain Overview
Magic Mountain has a total of 51 ski trails, which are serviced by 5 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Magic Mountain is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 205 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 83 hectares, 0.3 square miles, or 0.8 square kilometers.
Magic Mountain's slopes see on average 150 inches (3.8 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 12 feet every year!
Magic Mountain Ski Resort Elevation
Magic Mountain Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 2,850 feet, or 869 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,350 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 1,500 feet (457 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Magic Mountain's summit elevation is about average. There are a lot of ski slopes that are quite a bit higher, but also many that are much, much smaller.
Magic Mountain Ski Resort Difficulty Level
54.1out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Magic Mountain has 205 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Magic Mountain is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 24% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 76%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Magic Mountain Ski Resort good for beginners?
Magic Mountain can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 76% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Magic Mountain Ski Resort Location
Magic Mountain Ski Resort is located in the state of Vermont, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Londonderry, VT.
Londonderry, VT 05148 USA
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Getting to Magic Mountain Mountain Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Magic Mountain Ski Resort), its coordinates of 43.20000, -72.77000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Londonderry, VT to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Magic Mountain Ski Resort.
|Logan International Airport||BOS||Boston, MA||106 mi|
|Theodore Francis Green State Airport||PVD||Providence, RI||123 mi|
|Portland International Jetport||PWM||Portland, ME||127 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Magic Mountain.
|Rutland - Southern Vermont Regional Airport||RUT||Rutland, VT||24 mi|
|Lebanon Municipal Airport||LEB||Lebanon, NH||38 mi|
|Albany International Airport||ALB||Albany, NY||61 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Magic Mountain Ski Resort, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Magic Mountain Ski Resort.
|Stratton Mountain||Winhall, VT||3,875 ft||47%||9 mi|
|Bromley Mountain||Peru, VT||3,284 ft||44%||9 mi|
|Okemo Mountain||Ludlow, VT||3,344 ft||54%||15 mi|
|Mount Snow||Somerset, VT||3,600 ft||47%||18 mi|
|Stowe Mountain||West Halifax, VT||4,395 ft||59%||31 mi|
|Killington||Killington, VT||4,241 ft||69%||32 mi|
|Mount Sunapee||Newbury, NH||2,743 ft||45%||37 mi|
|Willard Mountain||Greenwich, NY||1,415 ft||36%||40 mi|
|Pico Mountain||Mendon, VT||3,967 ft||57%||46 mi|
|Crotched Mountain||Bennington, NH||2,066 ft||43%||47 mi|
|Ragged Mountain||Andover, NH||2,250 ft||44%||51 mi|
|Middlebury Snow Bowl||Hancock, VT||2,720 ft||40%||52 mi|
|Jiminy Peak||Hancock, MA||2,380 ft||46%||52 mi|
|Woods Valley||Bolton Landing, NY||1,400 ft||35%||53 mi|
|Bousquet Mountain||Pittsfield, MA||1,818 ft||47%||60 mi|
|Dartmouth Skiway||Concord, NH||1,943 ft||41%||61 mi|
|Pats Peak||Henniker, NH||1,400 ft||33%||61 mi|
|West Mountain||Queensbury, NY||1,470 ft||31%||61 mi|
|Sugarbush||Warren, VT||4,083 ft||62%||64 mi|
|Berkshire East||Charlemont, MA||1,840 ft||45%||64 mi|
|Wachusett Mountain Ski Area||Princeton, MA||2,006 ft||41%||67 mi|
|McIntyre Ski Area||Manchester, NH||510 ft||18%||68 mi|
|Blandford||Blandford, MA||1,685 ft||25%||71 mi|
|Otis Ridge Ski Area||Otis, MA||1,700 ft||35%||71 mi|
|Gore Mountain||North Creek, NY||3,600 ft||66%||72 mi|
|Four Seasons||Ravena, NY||550 ft||25%||72 mi|
|Nashoba Valley||Boxborough, MA||440 ft||37%||82 mi|
|Waterville Valley||Waterville Valley, NH||4,004 ft||50%||82 mi|
|Cochran Ski Area||Richmond, VT||950 ft||33%||83 mi|
|Bolton Valley||Richmond, VT||3,150 ft||42%||84 mi|
|Cannon Mountain||Franconia, NH||4,080 ft||59%||85 mi|
|Ski Butternut||Great Barrington, MA||1,800 ft||40%||89 mi|
|Ski Ward||Shrewsbury, MA||410 ft||25%||89 mi|
|Smuggler's Notch||Jeffersonville, VT||3,640 ft||61%||93 mi|
|Mad River Glen||Morrisville, VT||3,637 ft||61%||95 mi|
|Saskadena Six||South Pomfret, VT||1,200 ft||37%||95 mi|
|Windham Mountain||Windham, NY||3,100 ft||51%||96 mi|
|Whiteface Mountain||Wilmington, NY||4,650 ft||71%||98 mi|
|Bretton Woods||Bretton Woods, NH||3,100 ft||54%||98 mi|
|Mohawk Mountain||West Cornwall, CT||1,600 ft||36%||99 mi|
|Attitash||Bartlett, NH||2,350 ft||53%||99 mi|
Magic Mountain Ski Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||2,850 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,350 ft|
|Vertical Drop||1,500 ft|
(24% Beginner, 31% Intermediate, 45% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||150 inches|