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Hard'Ack Ski Area
Hard'Ack Ski Area
St. Albans, Vermont
Status: Open
First Season:1960s
Vertical Drop:100 feet
Standing Lifts:Surface lift
Past Lifts:
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Located on the southeastern slope of Aldis Hill in St. Albans, Vermont, Hard'Ack is a small, non-profit recreational facility that features downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, and sledding during winter.

Hard'Ack's skiing history dates back to at least the 1965-66 season, when Hard'Ack, Inc. was registered in the State of Vermont as a business entity.

The ski area likely closed at some point in the 1990s, reportedly due to a lawsuit. Locals later joined together to reopen the ski area.

Snowmaking may have been added for the 2003-04 season.

The ski area continues to operate to this day, serviced by a rope tow.

Visitor Memories
"I was one of the reincarnators, the above statements are pretty accurate. The Hard'ack Trustees shal be building the Greg Brown Lodge a 64'x54', 1 1/2 story structure."
Tim Hurlbut, Dec. 10, 2016
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External Links
  • Hard'ack, Inc. - official site
  • Last updated: November 25, 2016

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