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    December 20th, 2014 by Peter MacLaren

    Have you been reading “Top 10” lists over the last few weeks? If so you will have you see lists of almost everything under the sun, Top 10 Ugliest Cars, Top 10 Best Places to Live, Top 10 Best Companies to Work For, Top 10 Best Universities, and who knows, maybe even a list for the Top 10 … read full article

    Dreaming of a White Christmas?

    December 15th, 2014 by srsm

    Dreaming of a White Christmas but live where there isn’t any snow? Stop dreaming and come live your dream. Come to Vermont! The movie White Christmas is indeed a classic and a must see Christmas movie in our family and perhaps yours too. The holidays are not complete without a visit, via DVD, to the the Columbia Inn … read full article

    Sugarbush’s Tour de Moon!

    December 13th, 2014 by corey

    What do snowshoeing, skiing, Mad River Valley’s Sugarbush resort, and winter’s beautiful, moon-lit, night sky have in common? Tour de Moon, of course! Tour De Moon is the brainchild of Sugarbush resort and involves a snowshoe hike up Mount Ellen to Glen House – the mid-mountain lodge – for a hearty, skier’s drinks and dinner, … read full article

    Dog Sledding Mad River Valley

    November 29th, 2014 by corey

    You knew you could ski, sled, and snowshoe Mad River Valley – but did you know dog sledding Mad River Valley was an option as well? You hear a lot about those other winter sports because you can do them just about anywhere (albeit not as nicely as you can here) and, thus, people expect … read full article

    Mad River Valley Snowshoeing Tours

    November 16th, 2014 by corey

    With all our recent talk about skiing, you might think that’s the only popular winter sport around here but au contraire, mon frere! Mad River Valley snowshoeing is also a popular winter activity! Snowshoeing has existed for time out of mind and, like skiing, evolved into a leisure-time sport out of a need for traversing … read full article

    Kick Off The Mad River Valley Ski Season at The Big Kicker!

    October 25th, 2014 by corey

    Mad River Glen and Sugarbush Resort, two great, local ski and ride areas – and two of the best on the East Coast, period – are hosting an event to kick off the 2014/15 Mad River Valley ski season on November 22! The Big Kicker’s co-hosts – Mad River Glen and Sugarbush Resort – throw … read full article

    Your 12-13-14 Wedding Special

    June 24th, 2014 by srsm

    Only one special package is being offered for a wedding with just the two of you on the special date of 12-13-14 (for the numerically challenged that’s December 13, 2014).  It has now been booked! However our normal wedding and elopement packages are available for other dates. All of the following are included: An excellent … read full article

    Blueberry Lake Cross Country Center

    February 15th, 2014 by corey

    Blueberry Lake Cross Country Center is just one of those Mad River Valley Vermont things. You know: homespun, a bit quirky, but on the mark. Blueberry Lake Cross Country Center (the sign out front has “Snowshoeing” in between “Country” and “Center” but everyone just calls it “Blueberry Lake Cross Country Center”) is a scenic, no-frills … read full article

    Ski Catamount Trail – the Length of Vermont

    January 26th, 2014 by corey

    Just behind West Hill House B&B, runs the country’s longest, back-country, Nordic (cross-country) ski trail, stretching the full length of Vermont – Catamount Trail. Catamount Trail was conceived of 26 years ago by three back-country skiers who dreamt up the idea of tying all the state’s best cross-country ski areas together, stretching from Quebec to … read full article

    Mad River Glen – Ski It If You Can!

    January 11th, 2014 by corey

    Perched on the backbone of the Green Mountains, Mad River Glen has been ranked by SKI magazine as the most challenging resort on the East coast, due in no small part to having a 2,000 foot (610 m) vertical drop – this despite the fact that it’s not that large of a resort! Mad River … read full article

    Ski Sugarbush and Stay with Us!

    December 30th, 2013 by corey

    Our location in Vermont’s Mad River Valley has us near the center of so many things the whole year ’round. Once the snow flies, skiing is one of the first things to come to mind and, when it comes to skiing, Sugarbush Resort is hard to beat. The largest ski resort in New England, Sugarbush … read full article

    SKIING ENTHUSIASTS – save the date!

    December 20th, 2013 by srsm

    SATURDAY, JANUARY 25  MAD RIVER GLEN 7 – 9 PM Did you know that over 120 ski areas throughout Vermont have closed, from the 1930’s through the 2000’s? From local, town operated rope tows, to major resorts with high speed quads, these areas all played an important role in the development of skiing in the state. Join ski historian … read full article