Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke

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Burke Mountain is a mountain located in the "Northeast Kingdom" of Vermont. The bulk of the mountain is in Caledonia County, but its southeast side is in Essex County. It is flanked to the east by Umpire Mountain.
Burke Mountain stands within the watershed of the Passumpsic River. The northeast and northwest sides of Burke Mountain drain into Dish Mill Brook, thence into the East Branch of the Passumpsic River. The southwest end of Burke Mtn. drains into Mountain Brook, thence into the East Branch of the Passumpsic River. The south slopes and southeast side of Burke Mountain drain into Weir Mill Brook, thence into Bog Brook, the Moose River, and the Passumpsic River.
It is within the Darling State Forest Park of Victory State Forest. The Burke Mountain Ski Area has been developed on the northwest slopes of the mountain. Burke Mountain was purchased by the owners of Jay Peak Resort in Jay Vermont.
Burke's average annual snowfall is.
Burke Mountain Resort has 55 ski trails and 15 glades with skiable of terrain and over of glades. Among the 55 trails, 11% are designated "Green Circle" (Beginner trails), 47% are "Blue Square" (Intermediate), 33% are "Black Diamond" (Advanced), and 9% are "Double Black Diamond" (Expert). Burke also features three terrain parks. Two of the terrain parks are featured on the lower mountain, (Dashney Mile and Carter Country), with the remaining park (Open Slope) located above the Mid-Burke Lodge.
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  • We got the first chair, and had 14 runs and 18 miles before 2pm, when our legs had had enough. The fresh snow made the expert trails more easy to manage, and the lack of people gave us no lift lines.....  more
    We got the first chair, and had 14 runs and 18 miles before 2pm, when our legs had had enough. The fresh snow made the expert trails more easy to manage, and the lack of people gave us no lift lines.....  more »
  • We drove to the top on a sunny August day. We hiked around the trails and marveled at the nature and silence. The smoke from the far off wildfires clouded any views. Mountain bikers shared the... 
    We drove to the top on a sunny August day. We hiked around the trails and marveled at the nature and silence. The smoke from the far off wildfires clouded any views. Mountain bikers shared the...  more »

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