Okemo Mountain Resort is the second largest employer in Ludlow primarily employing extreme condition seasonal and part time employees at wages below the cost of living.

Mt Ludlow, VT: Vail resorts of Colorado plans to operate Okemo Mountain Resort pending State approval of the sale of the Okemo State Forest land use recreational lease from current owner Triple Peaks Corp. to Vail.

Vail plans to restart the Town of Ludlow approved develop plan which includes an accessible railroad station and gondola from the gorge to the peak of Mt. Ludlow, water runoff compliance, and the removal and replacement of the contaminated Base Lodge.

Ludlow is an historic mining leader and a Vermont Gold Rush telegraph town.