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Address: Route 17, Waitsfield, VT 05673
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08:00 - 16:30
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Popular Vermont ski area and New England's best ski buy.

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Best thing about it: It's tough to ski

The difficulty level keeps a lot of yahoos out. Great trails, but you have to be comfortable with steepness and speed. Not for beginners, not even nervous intermediates. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Blue Hill Falls, Maine
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Blue Hill Falls, Maine
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42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The difficulty level keeps a lot of yahoos out. Great trails, but you have to be comfortable with steepness and speed. Not for beginners, not even nervous intermediates. Great layout to the place, too.

Thank HoneyBadger1972
Duxbury, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

"Ski It If You Can!" This is THE New England mountain for purist skiers; boarders need not show up, you're not welcome here! I love taking first timers here; one look at the old lodge, the single and double chair lifts and they're immediately thinking "small", "not challenging", "boring". One run, and they're dying for more. When it snows hard,... More 

Thank SYTrustMe
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85 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was crowded when we went on a Saturday after receiving 2 ft of snow, but it was worth it. The parking attendants are fabulous. They will will find spots where you think none exist. The lift lines were a little long, but it was worth the wait. Trails for all ability levels. Skiers dressed in costumes made it entertaining.... More 

Thank Skicatt
Harbor Springs, Michigan
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My son skied and had a blast! First chair, loved the terrain, the mountain has a great personality. We were lucky to hit it after the big storm-3-4ft fresh snow.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a long weekend in Vermont trying out different resorts and Mad River Glen was clearly a favorite. Friendly people, awesome trails for both average and advanced skiers, and never any long lift lines. Cant wait to come back next year!!

Thank Mauigirl44
Harwich, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

What a great spot. Lines were quick. Snow was great. The staff at the restaurant and working the lifts were awesome!!

Thank P7429KC
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This was our first trip to Mad River Glen and we had a blast. We have been to other ski-only (no boarders) mountains and this is a great one. The staff are very friendly, helpful and all had positive attitudes. Our family has a range of abilities -plenty of skiing for everyone. We skied 3 days in a row during... More 

Thank H2352SQ
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We had a blast on our family vacation with friends. Mad River Glen had such A++ service from the rentals, restaurant and bar, ski patrol, instructors and all staff! We will visit again next year:) Great skiing for all ages. Do not stay at the Mad River Barn, they are not affiliated with this beautiful mountain.

Thank Sunflower A
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I learned to ski at Mad River but hadn't been back in 30 years. It is still the same! And that is all a part of its charm. I hope it never changes!

Thank Aimee V
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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

Thank hfllamas

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