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  • Skiing in Vermont – time to act!

    November 6th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    Imagine a Christmas Card snow scene, a house surrounded by snow on a quiet country lane, a quintessential red barn, snowshoes, sleigh rides, shushing down the slopes or gliding on trails through the trees on your skis… Then comfortable beds, Jacuzzi tubs, steam showers, amazing breakfasts, and of course a cat or two curled up in front … read full article

    Sugarbush – Mad River Glen

    October 27th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    OK everyone… IT’S SNOWING HERE TODAY!  Time to think about getting those skis tuned up and making those ski holiday reservations. Vermont photographer, “Snowflake” Bentley, was the first person to photograph snowflakes. Check out the website dedicated to his works. Also check out our skiing specials.

    Find us on Facebook!

    January 28th, 2011 by Peter MacLaren

    While we post regularly to our blog here, you can also follow us on our Facebookpage. Often we duplicate postings but usually there is more on Facebook than here on the blog. For example we just posted a photo album from our Burns Supper, held for the first time in our newly renovated Handsome Red … read full article

    10 Reasons to Visit the Mad River Valley

    December 5th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Just in case you have never heard about the Valley, or are still wondering whether to come to ski here this season, we thought we’d make it easy for you by listing 10 reasons for visiting: 1 classic single chair lift 2 come or not to come – is there any question?! 3 hours from … read full article

    It’s Ski Time in Vermont’s Mad River Valley!

    November 25th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Sugarbush opens today, November 25th, with a few runs, and both it and Mad River Glen will be fully open by early December. The Mad River Valley, encompassing the picturesque towns of Warren and Waitsfield, is the perfect place to ski in the North East. We have three amazing ski hills, Lincoln Peak and Mt … read full article

    Spring Skiing in Vermont

    March 17th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    As spring approaches, there is no better time to head to Sugarbush. The skiing is still great, and there are lots of special spring activities including barbeques, local bands, and ton of events. March is looking so good — you’d BETTER BE HERE! (Photo from Sugarbush website – click to link.) Don’t miss out on … read full article

    Even more snow!

    February 24th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    Did I mention that we got some snow? How about this?!!!

    Lots of New Snow!

    February 24th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    “Yabba-Dabba-Dooooooooooo!” 12-16 inches of NEW SNOW since yesterday morning and it is still snowing and snowing hard. No kidding, Vermont  is really beautiful this time of year! It looks like this will be THE weekend to come to the Mad River Valley and ski Mad River Glen, Sugarbush or do some cross country or snowshoeing at Ole’s … read full article

    Ski Vermont!

    January 13th, 2010 by Peter MacLaren

    We have two great ski deals this season. Ski it if you can! New for 2010 – when you stay during the week for 2 or more nights you can enjoy a Mad River Glen ski pass for $30 per day. (2 tickets per room max.) Plus, if Mad River Glen is closed for any … read full article

    Christmas Carols at West Hill House

    December 27th, 2009 by Peter MacLaren

    This Christmas at West Hill House we were delighted to have two musical families staying with us. Here are Rick & Ben, accompanied by Rick’s daughter Nicole on the pump organ, singing a Carol on Christmas day in the Sun Room, just before dinner.