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The 2022 snowboard season is here and we are all for it. New England has an abundance of snowboarding opportunities and we have compiled a list of the best ones for you.

So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the 5 best regional mountains in New England for you to indulge in snowboarding adventures. 

Let’s go:

Killington Ski Resort, Killington, Vermont

Opened on November 5

Distance from Boston: About three hours by car

Ticket cost: $149 for weekdays and non-peak days and $169 for weekends and peak days. 

Largest vertical drop: 3,050 feet

Number of Lifts: 22

What’s new this season: There’s a new Fast Track Passes program that allows skiers to pay for priority access at some ski lifts. Outdoor dining and restaurants are open again. 

Sunday River, Newry, Maine

Opened on November 18

Distance from Boston: About three hours by car

Ticket cost: Ticket prices start from $69 and can vary daily

Largest vertical drop: 2,340 feet

Number of lifts: 19

What’s new: There is a new candy and gift shop called Betty’s Treats and Treasures. There is also a triple chairlift on Merrill Hill and 131 new snow guns along with 9 ½  miles of snowmaking pipe. 

Preferred Bretton Woods, NH, to Boston Logan Airport

Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Opened on November 22

Distance from Boston: About five hours by car

Ticket cost: Adult tickets start at $53. Buying tickets in advance online will save visitors money, according to the website.

Largest vertical drop: 2,820 feet

Number of lifts: 13

What’s new: The resort is working with Efficiency Maine to reach the goal of a net-zero carbon footprint by 2030. The effort includes adding hundreds of new ultra-efficient guns that produce snow with less energy. Air and water lines have also been upgraded and new hydrants have been installed. 

Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, Vermont

Opened on November 26

Distance from Boston: About three hours by car

Ticket cost: $174 for same-day tickets and $139 for tickets purchased in advance online.

Largest vertical drop: 2,360 feet

Number of lifts: 13

What’s new: Stowe has introduced new Adventure Zones, low angled areas designed for entry-level skiing and riding. These zones are spread across throughout the resort’s best trails.

Preferred Amherst to Boston Logan Airport Car Service

Mad River, Fayston, Vermont

Opened on December 11

Distance from Boston: About three-and-a-half hours by car

Ticket cost: $97 per adult, with a discount for online tickets. Ticket sales will be limited this season and there is the possibility of sold-out days, noted the resort, so it’s recommended that visitors buy tickets online.

Largest vertical drop: 2,037 feet

Number of lifts: 5

What’s new: The resort has installed a brand new groomer and a range of new snow guns.