The Green Mountain Stage Race will take place September 4th to 7th, 2015, offering, as always, 4 days of exciting and challenging racing in the mountains of Vermont. We are honored to have had many accomplished cyclists stay at West Hill House B&B for the Green Mountain Race and look forward to the event again this year! Last year our guests monopolized the podium, probably because of Susan’s great breakfasts!
Lodging for the GMSR
Listen to Tim Johnson; he tweeted on July 7th: Anyone racing #GMSR! Book a room @Westhillbb – you won’t regret it. Susan and Peter will gladly be your domestiques!
Yes indeed we know how to be great domestiques and here are a few other perks to consider:
- We have a large barn (our Handsome Red Barn) where there is room for you to set up and make adjustments
- We have indoor storage for your bikes in the barn, and we’ll be happy to store them for you if you ship them ahead
- Guests rave about how comfortable our beds are
- We provide breakfast at the time you need it for your race schedule
- If you stay with us for the race for three or more nights we offer a 15% discount
Registering for the GMSR
You can register for the race online or by mail to: Green Mountain Stage Race, LLC P.O. Box 1172 Waitsfield VT 05673. Then book your room online here at West Hill House B&B or give us a call at 802-496-7162.
Biking all summer long!
In addition to the GMSR there is great cycling and mountain biking in the Mad River Valley all summer. Please checkout our Cycling page and the Road & Mountain Biking page on the Mad River Valley website.
RoadID. Pro cyclists wear it. Marathon runners wear it. Ironman competitors wear it. And, not that I fall into any of these categories, I wear one too. Whether you are an athlete or not, this comfortable little wrist band is a great way to have ID on you at all times.
For years we have watched the Tour de France on TV and have not only seen Bob Roll in some pretty funny ads for this ID but have also seen commentators Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen and of course cyclists wearing the RoadID. The ID is available in numerous colors and styles including a style to thread in your shoelaces and even a RoadID for Fido.
Thanks to encouragement from Ted King we’re on board.
RoadID – never leave home without it – you just never know when it might help save your life.
A basket filled with Vermont cider, cheeses, crackers, home made cookies and other goodies brings smiles to Grace and Charlie who welcomed the warm spring weather with a picnic by our pond. Spring has indeed sprung in the Mad River Valley. Signs of the season are all around us; chipmunks are sunning themselves on the rocks, peepers are singing our guests to sleep each evening and our beautiful gardens are coming back to life with brilliant daffodils now in bloom. We won’t even mind a few April showers. Sugarbush has opened the golf course, folks are out walking and cycling as well as hiking on the many local Green Mountain trails.
Though we can’t guarantee that there will be warm picnic weather when you come, we can guarantee that a warm welcome awaits you.
See you soon!
Ted is an Economics Major from Middlebury College, so while he currently lives in Spain he is coming back “home” for this year’s event in the Green Mountains.
He is a member of the Cervélo Test Team and was part of this year’s team in the Giro d’Italia.
While your innkeepers Peter & Susan have never counted cycling as one of their activities we are passionate followers of the Tour de France each year. We really enjoyed watching the almost unprecedented excitement of the close contest in this year’s race between Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck.
Thanks to all the racers who have booked with us for this year’s event. We are now full for the weekend of the race. We wish all contestants the best of luck!
The 2010 Green Mountain Stage Race takes place from 3rd to 6th September 2010. It offers 4 days of exciting and challenging racing in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Race HQ is in Warren, very close to our B&B.
West Hill House is pleased to offer special arangements for racers:
- Breakfast at the time you need it for your race schedule
- Inside storage for your machines and accessories in our barn. You can also use the barn for assembly and adjustments.
- A 15% discount for stays of 3 or more nights
The photo is from the 2009 event, and is from the race website.