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Hickory Ski Resort Guide

Hickory, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers and Intermediates.
Highest Lift580m
Resort Height213m
 Nearest AirportsBurlington and Montreal Trudeau
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Hickory has the 6th highest vertical drop (1230 feet) of all the ski areas on New York State with 'real' skiing - lots of moguls, and all-natural snow! The area is located 45 minutes away from Saratoga Springs and within the Adirondack State Park, just south of the high peaks region. The area faces North across the beautiful scenery at the junction of the Hudson and Schroon Rivers and was opened to the public in the late 1940's.


The American ski resort of Hickory is at an altitude of 213m.

Hickory has direct access to 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Hickory offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hickory?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Hickory.

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Ski Area Stats

Hickory Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hickory Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift580m
Lowest Piste213m
Resort Altitude (Hickory)213m


New terrain park opened with half pipe for 2000-01 season.

Location and Map

Where is Hickory?

This ski resort is in City of Chesapeake, Virginia, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hickory is Burlington, 82 minutes drive away.

Montreal Trudeau, Albany, Bradley and Syracuse airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 2,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Hickory open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Hickory, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Hickory Tourist Office for the latest.