Suicide Six

Location: Pomfret
Tag(s): Sports
Historical Category: Local History
Video Date: 2/3/2022

Suicide Six ski area in South Pomfret, VT is the oldest continuously operating ski area in Vermont and one of the oldest in the country. In 1934 it was the site of the first rope tow in the country. In the 1980s it was the cradle of snowboarding and its development, including the first-ever National Snow Surfing Championships held there in 1982.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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