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    Question Towns near Stratton or Mt.Snow

    My family is thinking about changing our home mountain from Okemo to either Stratton or Mt. Snow, due primarily to the high lift ticket price.

    Are there good-sized towns near either of them, with a supermarket, decent restaurants, shops, and what not?

    Ludlow is one of the reasons we keep going back to Okemo, but Google maps doesn’t show something comparable around Stratton or Mt. Snow.


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    Quote Originally Posted by New Daddy View Post
    My family is thinking about changing our home mountain from Okemo to either Stratton or Mt. Snow, due primarily to the high lift ticket price.

    Are there good-sized towns near either of them, with a supermarket, decent restaurants, shops, and what not?

    Ludlow is one of the reasons we keep going back to Okemo, but Google maps doesn’t show something comparable around Stratton or Mt. Snow.
    Mount Snow has Dover/Wilmington. There's stores,restaurants, banks right in town. That's probably the closer thing to ludlow of the 2. There isn't much around Stratton unless you want to drive down to Manchester
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    ...don't all of those mountains have about the same ticket price ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WWF-VT View Post
    ...don't all of those mountains have about the same ticket price ?
    That was my first thought... Plus the Epic local pass gives unlimited access to Okemo. Isn't that pass cheaper than the previous Okemo ones? A few weekends of use and the pass is paid for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdskier View Post
    That was my first thought... Plus the Epic local pass gives unlimited access to Okemo. Isn't that pass cheaper than the previous Okemo ones? A few weekends of use and the pass is paid for.
    Yes, I’m beginning to realize that we won’t be saving much by moving to Mt. Snow or Stratton. Their online prices are a little lower than Okemo, but not by much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by New Daddy View Post
    Yes, I’m beginning to realize that we won’t be saving much by moving to Mt. Snow or Stratton. Their online prices are a little lower than Okemo, but not by much.
    You forgot to add "All 3 are the same as well so it doesn't matter"
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    Quote Originally Posted by New Daddy View Post
    My family is thinking about changing our home mountain from Okemo to either Stratton or Mt. Snow, due primarily to the high lift ticket price.

    Are there good-sized towns near either of them, with a supermarket, decent restaurants, shops, and what not?

    Ludlow is one of the reasons we keep going back to Okemo, but Google maps doesn’t show something comparable around Stratton or Mt. Snow.
    Manchester is like 20 mins from stratton


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    Quote Originally Posted by New Daddy View Post
    My family is thinking about changing our home mountain from Okemo to either Stratton or Mt. Snow, due primarily to the high lift ticket price.

    Are there good-sized towns near either of them, with a supermarket, decent restaurants, shops, and what not?

    Ludlow is one of the reasons we keep going back to Okemo, but Google maps doesn’t show something comparable around Stratton or Mt. Snow.
    The Epic Pass isn't cheap enough?

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    IMO, as far as cheap ski towns, nothing beats Ludlow. Lots of competition between businesses has made for crazy low prices. Cheapest gas you'll find in a ski town. Lots of ski shops...you'll be able to find ANYTHING. The Shaw's is awesome to have. Village Pizza and Subway let you eat hot food cheap and fast.

    I believe I've stopped in Londonberry for food as they have a small supermarket. Also there's a liquor store, gas. I stay in Weston right over the big hill on 100 from Ludlow. Really...if Ludlow is your baseline be ready to give up some convenience.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ss20 View Post
    ... The Shaw's is awesome to have. Village Pizza and Subway let you eat hot food cheap and fast.

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    Wow...never thought I'd see Shaw's and awesome used together in the same sentence like that!

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