The East coast is not known for its powder snow. Major ski resorts like Sunday River, Maine averages just 155″ of snow per season. Often when snow does fall from the sky it is followed up by the r word. However, there are times when the stars align and you can find powder snow east of the Mississippi River. Here are our picks for the Top 5 places to find powder in the East.
Average Snowfall: 250″
Killington, VT is a great option for skiers and riders from New York or Boston who want to hit up the latest Nor’easter but don’t want to spend a ton of time in their cars. From New York City Killington is just 4.5 hours way and less than 3 from Boston. Fortunately, Killington is the largest ski area in the Eastern United States, which means it can absorb a lot of skiers and snowboarders on a powder day.