Category Archives: Mad River Valley

Keeping Kids Comfy – and Skiing – When the Temperature Dips

You won’t hear me complaining about cold when I ski – I long ago accepted that skiing is a winter sport, and I’d much rather see low temperatures paired with snow and wind than high ones accompanied by rain clouds. … Continue reading

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Cool Ski-Resort Chairlifts and Gondolas in North America

“It’s the journey, not the destination, that matters most” just might apply to some of the cool chairlifts and gondolas found at ski areas across North America. These speedy, warm, record-setting or quirky contraptions make it fun to ride to … Continue reading

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What’s new off the mountain at Sugarbush this winter

The Mad River Valley in central Vermont is home to three ski areas: Sugarbush’s Lincoln Peak and Mount Ellen as well as Mad River Glen Glen. You’ll also find cross-country skiing at Ole’s and the Blueberry Lake Cross Country Ski … Continue reading

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Open/Close Resort Dates 2012-2013

I can’t believe the ski season is just around the corner. Here are the projected open and close dates for the 2012-2013 ski season. Open Close Canada Kicking Horse Dec 9 Apr 8 Lake Louise (Banff) Nov 9 May 5 … Continue reading

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Fall fun in the Mad River Valley

If you’re like me, you probably think that one of the best things about beginning of fall is that we’re just that much closer to ski season. But the fact is that early fall in Vermont’s Mad River Valley is … Continue reading

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