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Hard'ack Recreation Area Information and Donation page

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Ski ~ Ride ~ Skate ~ Slide ~ Trek Hard'ack with it's nearly 700 feet of rope tow, combines affordability with great local access for families to enjoy a Vermont tradition. Downhill skiing, snowboarding, skating, sliding, hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing can all be enjoyed at Hard'ack. The ski hill and towrope will be operated and supervised during specific hours of operation. 

How does Hard'ack operate?  Strictly by donation and fund raising events.  Please be sure to donate each time you are at Hard'ack or make a donation below.  Choose your donation amount at checkout. We take donations of all sizes :) 

Want to mail a donation?  Send to:
St. Albans Recreation Department
P.O. Box 867
Saint Albans, VT  05478

Indicate the donation is for Hard'ack on the check.

*Please note that this schedule is subject to change without notice.  All operational hours are affected by conditions on the hill and the weather :)

We also have T-shirts, hats and stickers available to benefit Hard'ack. Please contact the recreation office to inquire about sizes and colors and to schedule pickup of your purchase. 802-524-1500 extension *268. 

  • Fridays 5:00pm -8:00pm
  • Saturdays 12:00 noon to 7:00pm
  • Sundays 12:00noon to 5:00pm
  • During School Vacations hours will be posted for days that we are open.
  • Times are subject to change.
  • Schedule is entirely weather dependent.
  • Opening day depends on snowfall and weather and is usually around Mid January.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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