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Middlebury College Snow Bowl

Route 125, Hancock, VT
+1 802-388-4356
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Choosing between Killington and Snow Bowl, I would choose Snow Bowl Every Time

The title says it all. This place is a one of the best family-owned skiing places in New England... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
sdavi
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Leominster, Massachusetts
great local flavor, inexpensive, not crowded

You can ski one of the Mega resorts in Vermont or go for local flavor at the Middlebury College... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
pwhjr
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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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No long lines, friendly people and more than 100 acres of open terrain make this a treasure among Vermont's ski areas.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“runs” (3 reviews)
“slopes” (5 reviews)
“ski” (6 reviews)
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Route 125, Hancock, VT
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+1 802-388-4356
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

The title says it all. This place is a one of the best family-owned skiing places in New England. Not only are the prices extremely cheap (both for lift tickets and rentals), but the trails are superb. I don't believe there was a single trail...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

You can ski one of the Mega resorts in Vermont or go for local flavor at the Middlebury College Snow Bowl and have a much better time. It is smaller, but has a full compliment of runs - from steep and bumpy to gentle gliding...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2015

This small ski area has everything truly needed to learn to ski as well as to improve your style. I took lessons there and was impressed with the emphasis on skiing as opposed to other side attractions that distract from the sport. People come here...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2014

We opted to come ski here over Presidents' Day weekend instead of Sugarbush because this place was a much better value deal. Only $30 for lift tickets and $30 for ski/equipment rental! (half day). The people here were also super nice and helpful with ski/boot...More

2  Thank AYachanin
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

After winning tickets from the WGGB TV station, we couldn't resist driving 145 miles in only 2 and a quarter hours to some very fresh white powder, spending the day from 8:30am - 3pm. It flurried throughout the day March 24th, 2013 and the ungroomed...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2012

My grandchildren learned to ski at the Snow Bowl on their Holiday visits. The ski schools runs super programs, the slopes are groomed well, and there are lots of choices . It is rarely too crowded, and it is an intimate setting. The folks who...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2012

It's small, family-friendly and the ski instructors (especially Bob) are phenomenal with our young children!

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Reviewed May 11, 2012

This review is not about skiing at the Snow Bowl or the Snow Bowl itself, but really the area around it. On a recent trip, we had such an unexpected, remarkable, beautiful, and singular experience near the Snow Bowl that we wanted to post about...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2012

Middlebury College Snow bowl is in Hancock, Vermont on Route 125; not in Londonderry as it is listed on Tripadvisor. It is a great smaller ski area which caters to all skill levels especially when the very challenging Allen and Ross slopes are open. A...More

2  Thank brume74
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