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Address: Route 17, Waitsfield, VT 05673
Phone Number:
+1 802-496-3551
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Description:

Popular Vermont ski area and New England's best ski buy.

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ski it if you can

If you're a skier - its worth getting to this place. Old school fun. Great to ride the only single chair in the lower 48 and its a much quicker ride to the top than I was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
hfllamas
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PA
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PA
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're a skier - its worth getting to this place. Old school fun. Great to ride the only single chair in the lower 48 and its a much quicker ride to the top than I was expecting. Some great runs

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Thank hfllamas
Knoxville, TN, United States
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skiing at Mad River Glen is like stepping back into the '50's. The runs are challenging, but fun. There is very minimal grooming. The no snowboard policy is a rare treat for die-hard skiers.

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Thank TNBikingBum
Montgomery Village, Maryland
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340 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Skiing is great now in 2017. Get out on those 115 pristine acres and ski you self to complete satisfaction. This review is an update to my last review of July 11, 2015 and PLEASE, I hope you read that one too. The clever management got a couple of portable snow guns and can now repair and fill in bare... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Actually, one can ski on intermediate trails from top to bottom, which can be great if there is plenty of snow and they are groomed. Otherwise, Mad River Glen attracts skiers who like to ski the moguls and the woods and challenge the terrain. It attracts regulars every season. It is also owned by a skiers cooperative and most cooperative... More 

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Immokalee
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We love Vermont and drive up there quite often. Mad River Glen is terrific. I don't ski anymore, so I can't say anything about that, but my younger friends do and they love it.

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Thank 797eileent
Readington, New Jersey
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is an awesome treat. Every Autumn, Mad River Glen opens their single chair lift for hikers and leaf peepers. The views are fantastic and this family friendly, no-frills, old fashioned ski area is truly a must visit. We can't wait to go back in the winter.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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147 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Mad River Glen's bumper sticker reads "Ski it if you Can" but that's a winter season jingle. When the snow melts MRG has an incredible hiking paradise. The naturalist snowshoe trails are ideal for easy to moderate hikes. Hiking from Sugarbush to the App Gap with a stay-over night in the "Stark's Nest" is an exhilerating exercise. See an incredible... More 

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Thank Richard H
USA
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Definitely a great view of Vermont and the surrounding area. Also a great place to hike through the woods. Be sure to pack a camera, you're going to need it.

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Thank baseballrookie21
philadelphia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Super, old school, cooperatively run ski place. The best instructors and groovy, grey haired lift operators. The food is really good and the ambiance is honest, anti-slick, but tasteful. Our whole family loved it. Super easy to park, get in, rent skiis, and be on the lifts within minutes.

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Thank eleanorgeorge
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Mad River Glen is an amazing place to ski. It's historic, the terrain is incredible, the people are great. If there's snow, it's not a place to miss.

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