Just a two-hour drive from Montreal you’ll find the legendary skiing resort known as Burke Mountain. A great resort that offers both meandering forest trails and steep white glades, Burke Mountain has a family-friendly atmosphere and an unpretentious style.
With a summit elevation of 3267 ft and a vertical drop of 2000 ft, Burke Mountain has plenty of space for top-notch trails. You’ll find all 45 of the resort’s trails spread out in an area that measures roughly 250 acres in size. The trails are serviced by four well-positioned lifts and queues are seldom heard of. They cater mainly to intermediate-level skiers with 25% of trails being designated for beginners, 45% for intermediate skiers and 30% for more advanced skiers.
In addition to these trails, you’ll find three great terrain parks – The Gap, the Dashney Mile Terrain Park and Carter Country. The various terrain parks features different sizes and types of obstacles and so cater for various levels accordingly. If you’re a cross-country fanatic, you’ll find that the resort has 65 kilometres of great cross-country trails available.
When it comes to meal times, Burke maintains its reputation for great service in the form of the Tamarack Grill – a great all-rounder offering everything from fine wine to grub with a local twist. There is also plenty of comfortable lodging available both in and around the resort.
If you’re visiting during the summer months, you’ll find that Burke offers golf, mountain biking, hiking and a variety of water sports. It also plays host to a number of annual festivals which will definitely keep you entertained. So visit Burke Mountain on your next trip to Vermont and make the most out of your holiday here.