List of New England ski areas by vertical drop

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The following is a list of ski areas in New England by vertical drop. Unless otherwise noted, vertical drop figures are from Verticalfeet.com.

Rank Resort name State Vertical (ft) Skiable acres Trails Lifts Notes
1 Killington Vermont 3,050 1,509 155 21 This contains an extremely long barely novice descent. The true drop at Killington for serious skiing is ~ 1,800 feet
2 Sugarloaf Maine 2,820 1,240 162 13 Largest drop in Maine.
3 Sugarbush Vermont 2,650 581 111 16 Third largest drop in New England, second highest in Vermont
4 Smugglers' Notch Vermont 2,610 1,000 78 8
5 Stowe Vermont 2,360 485 116 12
6 Sunday River Maine 2,340 870 135 15 Second largest drop in Maine
7 Cannon Mountain New Hampshire 2,180 285 97 11 Largest drop in New Hampshire
8 Jay Peak Vermont 2,153 385 81 9
9 Wildcat Mountain New Hampshire 2,112 225 48 5 Second largest drop in New Hampshire
10 Loon Mountain New Hampshire 2,109 370 61 12
11 Okemo Mountain Vermont 2,100 632 119 19
12 Waterville Valley New Hampshire 2,020 265 62 12
13 Burke Mountain Vermont 2,011 267 50 4 Home to Burke Mountain Academy
14 Stratton Mountain Vermont 2,003 670 99 11
15 Mad River Glen Vermont 2,000 120 45 4
16 Saddleback Maine 2,000 440 66 5
17 Pico Mountain Vermont 1,967 468 57 7 One of the first commercial ski resorts in Vermont.
18 Attitash New Hampshire 1,750 310 75 13
19 Bolton Valley Vermont 1,704 300 71 6
20 Mount Snow Vermont 1,700 600 86 20
21 Mount Sunapee New Hampshire 1,510 233 65 10
22 Bretton Woods New Hampshire 1,500 464 101 9
22 Magic Mountain Vermont 1,500 195 40 4 Vertical data from https://magicmtn.com/about-magic/
23 Tenney Mountain New Hampshire 1,440 110 48 5 Vertical data from https://www.liftopia.com/tenney-mountain
24 Gunstock Mountain New Hampshire 1,400 227 50 6 Vertical data from Wikipedia & Gunstock.com
25 Black Mountain Maine 1,380 300 35 2
26 Bromley Vermont 1,334 178 45 10
27 Shawnee Peak Maine 1,300 249 40 5
28 Ragged Mountain New Hampshire 1,250 220 47 5 Vertical data from Wikipedia
29 Cranmore Mountain New Hampshire 1,200 200 54 10
30 Berkshire East Massachusetts 1,180 180 45 6 Tallest vertical in Massachusetts
31 Mount Abram Maine 1,150 450 44 5
32 Jiminy Peak Massachusetts 1,140 170 45 8 Second tallest in Massachusetts
33 Ski Butternut Massachusetts 1,000 110 22 10
34 Black Mountain New Hampshire 1,110 143 40 4
35 Middlebury College Snow Bowl Vermont 1,040 110 17 3
36 Crotched Mountain New Hampshire 1,016 100 23 5
37 Wachusett Mountain Massachusetts 1,000 110 22 7
38 Catamount Massachusetts 1,000 100 43 4 Ski area crosses the MA/NY state border
39 Bigrock Maine 980 60 28 5
40 Dartmouth Skiway New Hampshire 968 107 31 5
41 Camden Snow Bowl Maine 943 60 11 5
42 Bousquet Massachusetts 750 200 23 5
43 Pats Peak New Hampshire 710 90 23 10
44 Whaleback New Hampshire 700 85 30 4
45 Mohawk Mountain Connecticut 650 107 25 7 Largest drop in Connecticut.
46 Suicide Six Vermont 650 100 23 3
47 Ski Sundown Connecticut 625 65 15 5
48 Powder Ridge Connecticut 550 80 20 3
49 Granite Gorge New Hampshire 525 25 17 2
50 Cochran's Ski Area Vermont 500 30 6 5
51 Arrowhead New Hampshire 500 ??? 9 2
52 Blandford Massachusetts 465 158 22 5
53 Mount Southington Connecticut 425 51 14 7
54 Otis Ridge Massachusetts 400 60 11 5
55 Hermon Mountain Maine 350 75 18 3
56 Titcomb Mountain Maine 350 45 16 2
57 King Pine New Hampshire 350 45 17 6
58 Blue Hills Massachusetts 309 60 12 4
59 Woodbury Connecticut 300 100 15 6
60 Ski Bradford Massachusetts 248 48 15 10
61 Yawgoo Valley Rhode Island 245 36 12 4 Tallest/only drop in Rhode Island
62 Lost Valley Maine 240 45 17 2
63 Nashoba Valley Massachusetts 240 59 17 9
64 Ski Ward Massachusetts 220 45 9 6
65 Abenaki Ski Area New Hampshire 200 18 7 2
66 McIntyre New Hampshire 147 100 9 2