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Mad River Glen Ski AreaThe Mad River Valley in North Central Vermont has much to offer in terms of skiing. Ski Mad River Glen in Waitsfield and you can leave your snowboard home. Mad River Glen is a “skiing only” slope. There is a special camaraderie among the skiing community at Mad River Glen. This unique Vermont ski area offers co-op ownership, non-commercial, a family-friendly atmosphere, dedicated staff, and the Single Chair – America’s favorite ski lift. To share your Mad River Valley Glen review or comments, contact us.

Mad River Glen Ski Area

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Waitsfield, VT 05673

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45 trails, 1 surface 3 double lifts, 120 acres of skiing terrain

Mad River Glen Ski Area is the only cooperatively owned ski area in the United States. They are also the proud owners of the last surviving single diesel-powered chairlift in the United States.

Mad River Glen does not permit snowboarding on its rugged terrain. Their motto is “Ski it if you can,” with 30% novice trails, 30% intermediate trails, and 40% advanced trails. Ski rentals and lessons are available. There is no night skiing at Mad River Glen.

Mad River Glen is located in Vermont’s beautiful Mad River Valley, just minutes away from Sugarbush Ski Resort, and many outstanding area inns, restaurants, and ski lodges.

Getting There: Mad River Glen is located in central Vermont’s picturesque, Mad River Valley and is only a 3-mile drive from the Sugarbush Resort. It lies just 45 miles southeast of Burlington, Vermont via Interstate 89. It is 3 hours from Boston and Hartford, 2 hours from Montreal and 6 hours from New York City. The resort is located on Route 17 in central Vermont, 5 miles from Waitsfield. From the south, take I-91 or I-93 north to I-89 to Route 100 south to Route 17.

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