Prospect Mountain is located on Route 9 in Woodford, Vermont. The small town of Woodford, which is just 7 miles east of Bennington, has the highest elevation above sea level of any town or city in the state of Vermont. The base elevation of Prospect Mtn. X-C Ski Area is 2250'. This is the highest base elevation of any alpine or cross-country ski area in the state. The high elevation is an important factor in providing consistently good ski conditions at Prospect. During the fall, winter, or spring months, it often snows at Prospect Mountain when it is raining just down the road in Bennington. Even if your backyard is green or brown, don't hesitate to call Prospect to see if there's a blanket of white on the ground. You don't want to miss out on the fun!

You can reach Prospect Mountain from all points west through Bennington, which is in the southwest corner of Vermont. Simply head east on Main Street which turns into Route 9. After climbing a looooong hill, you'll see Prospect on your right. From the east, take exit 2 off of I-91 in Brattleboro. Travel west on Route 9 towards Wilmington. Go straight through Wilmington and continue west on Route 9 for about 14 miles. Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center will be on your left.

Prospect Mountain is the closest Vermont ski area to NYC, NJ, Albany....

Travel Time to Prospect

Albany, NY....................1 hour

New York, NY...............4 hours

Syracuse, NY...............3 1/2 hours

Hartford, CT..................2 1/2 hours

New Haven, CT............3 hours

Providence, RI.............3 1/2hours

Boston, MA..................3 hours

Greenfield, MA.............1 1/2 hours

Rutland, VT................. 1 1/2 hours

Manchester, VT...........1/2 hour

Philadelphia, PA.........5 1/2 hours

Baltimore, MD.............7 1/2 hours

Washington, DC..........8 hours


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