Current Ski Conditions

Updated: Wednesday, November 22, 2023  

Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow! Here we are with our first ski report of the new season! Let's get off with a big splash... we got bombed with 10" of new snow. Actually NOT.

We have just an inch of new snow on the ground. However, the 10-day forecast is interesting. No new snow indicated, but some pretty cold temperatures forecast, which may bode well for the possibility of developing a good firm base early on once the snow comes in earnest.

In any case, we won't be opening until hunting season has run its course. And, we still have some last minute tasks to finish up before we can open. Stay tuned, and we'll hope to have good news about opening soon!

I can't let this opportunity go by without a reminder that season pass purchases cushion our financial situation when the snow is fickle, and the CHNSA season pass is as good a bargain as you'll find out there. Remember, CHNSA is a participant in the VSAA reciprocal pass program that gets you a free day of skiing at other areas when you have a season pass at Camel's Hump Nordic. You can purchase your season pass here.

Dave Brautigam
President, CHNSA

Note: Adults (ages 13-69) can pay the $15 trail fee online! There is also wi-fi at the hut so that you can Scan-Pay-Ski by scanning the QR code at the Kiosk with your smartphone. We accept both Paypal and Venmo!

Dog Policy:

A reminder that DOGS are welcome only with canine membership. Please remember to keep your dogs under control at all times, with pooper scoopers ready for use, and take them only on the dedicated Dog Loop.

You'll receive timely conditions updates and be able to join in the online discussions with other skiers.

 Current Weather Conditions:

Click here to see current weather conditions up near CHN.
(You'll be taken to the Weather Underground website.)

Looking for more information on weather conditions near the Camel's Hump Nordic Ski Area? Check out John Hadden's East Street Weather Blog for current conditions. It's updated every morning!

Our Trail Fee of $15 is honor system with convenient pre-pay options right here on our website and a self-service Scan-Pay-Ski process at the kiosk in the parking lot by the hut. For paper payments, please come into the hut to sign-in and deposit payments (please use envelope) in the GREEN BOX.

Please consider a Season Pass to support the all-volunteer efforts at CHNSA.

We're hoping to sign up as many season-members as possible. CHNSA really depends on your support. If you'd like to sign up, please visit our Membership Info page for details. We're also looking for volunteers to help with grooming, hut staffing, and other maintenence activities. If you're interested in helping out, please give Dave Brautigam a call at 802-735-5490.

If you would like to report on your skiing experience, please send an email to and I'll include them. We definitely appreciate any input!