Royal Mountain is a ski area located in the state of New York in USA. The resort is in the town of Saint Johnsville, NY.
We recently ranked all of New York's ski resorts, so you can see where Royal Mountain stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Royal Mountain is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Royal Mountain. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Royal Mountain's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Royal Mountain around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Royal Mountain Terrain Overview
Royal Mountain has a total of 13 ski trails, which are serviced by 3 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Royal Mountain is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 30 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 12 hectares, 0.0 square miles, or 0.1 square kilometers.
Royal Mountain's slopes see on average 90 inches (2.7 meters) of snowfall a year.
Royal Mountain Elevation
Royal Mountain has a summit elevation of 1,800 feet, or 549 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,250 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 550 feet (168 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Royal Mountain has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Royal Mountain Difficulty Level
35.4out 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
Royal Mountain has 30 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Royal Mountain is mostly a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 33% of its trails as easy. However, it also has its fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 67%.
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 Royal Mountain good for beginners?
Royal 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 67% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Royal Mountain Location
Royal Mountain is located in the state of New York, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Saint Johnsville, NY.
Saint Johnsville, NY 13452 USA
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Getting to Royal Mountain
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Royal Mountain), its coordinates of 43.04000, -74.51000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Saint Johnsville, NY 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 Royal Mountain.
|Syracuse Hancock International Airport||SYR||Syracuse, NY||81 mi|
|LaGuardia Airport||LGA||New York, NY||160 mi|
|Newark Liberty International Airport||EWR||New York, NJ||163 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 Royal Mountain.
|Albany International Airport||ALB||Albany, NY||41 mi|
|Rutland - Southern Vermont Regional Airport||RUT||Rutland, VT||85 mi|
|Adirondack Regional Airport||SLK||Saranac Lake, NY||94 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Royal Mountain, 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 Royal Mountain.
|McCauley Mountain||Cold Brook, NY||2,260 ft||36%||31 mi|
|Dry Hill||Waterton, NY||950 ft||33%||36 mi|
|West Mountain||Queensbury, NY||1,470 ft||30%||36 mi|
|Windham Mountain||Windham, NY||3,100 ft||49%||48 mi|
|Gore Mountain||North Creek, NY||3,600 ft||60%||49 mi|
|Willard Mountain||Greenwich, NY||1,415 ft||35%||50 mi|
|Four Seasons||Ravena, NY||550 ft||24%||52 mi|
|Plattekill Mountain||Roxbury, NY||3,500 ft||47%||54 mi|
|Woods Valley||Bolton Landing, NY||1,400 ft||33%||57 mi|
|Hunter Mountain||Hunter, NY||3,200 ft||53%||61 mi|
|Jiminy Peak||Hancock, MA||2,380 ft||44%||70 mi|
|Snow Ridge||Turin, NY||2,000 ft||37%||73 mi|
|Toggenburg||Fabius, NY||1,780 ft||37%||75 mi|
|Bousquet Mountain||Pittsfield, MA||1,818 ft||48%||76 mi|
|Labrador Mountain||Truxton, NY||1,825 ft||37%||80 mi|
|Mount Snow||Somerset, VT||3,600 ft||44%||80 mi|
|Bromley Mountain||Peru, VT||3,284 ft||42%||80 mi|
|Stratton Mountain||Winhall, VT||3,875 ft||45%||81 mi|
|Berkshire East||Charlemont, MA||1,840 ft||43%||84 mi|
|Song Mountain||Tully, NY||1,940 ft||23%||86 mi|
|Magic Mountain||Londonderry, VT||2,850 ft||52%||88 mi|
|Mt. Pisgah Recreation Center||Saranac Lake, NY||2,500 ft||37%||91 mi|
|Cortina||Baldwinsville, NY||2,650 ft||23%||91 mi|
|Stowe Mountain||West Halifax, VT||4,395 ft||57%||92 mi|
|Otis Ridge Ski Area||Otis, MA||1,700 ft||34%||92 mi|
|Okemo Mountain||Ludlow, VT||3,344 ft||52%||94 mi|
|Whiteface Mountain||Wilmington, NY||4,650 ft||70%||97 mi|
|Killington||Killington, VT||4,241 ft||68%||97 mi|
|Holiday Mountain||Monticello, NY||1,300 ft||34%||98 mi|
|Pico Mountain||Mendon, VT||3,967 ft||53%||99 mi|
|Middlebury Snow Bowl||Hancock, VT||2,720 ft||39%||99 mi|
|Blandford||Blandford, MA||1,685 ft||24%||100 mi|
Royal Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,800 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,250 ft|
|Vertical Drop||550 ft|
(33% Beginner, 34% Intermediate, 33% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||90 inches|