Wooded areas are like normal pistes but they are managed differently.
At Sugarbush, wooded areas are patrolled and maintained by the resort and are put on the map like normal trails.
But they are not opened or closed, the skier decides if it is skiable.
This means wooded areas may have unmarked obstacles and snow conditions may be variable without warning.
Skiers need to be prepared for anything when entering.
Way Back Woods drop through steep evergreen woods.
These are short but sweet, ending on North Star.
Way Back Woods can be great on powder days since it’s not as popular.