skiing

  • A look back at the winter of 2017

    It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. And then it was the best of times, and then it was the worst of times again. This ski season had more ups and downs than the Rat trail. But I like the perspective one

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  • Lillard takes the helm at Mad River Glen

    Matt Lillard, Mad River Glen’s new general manager, reported for duty at his new job at the beginning of the month when the trails were icy and bare and only the Practice Slope was open.

    This week, on March 14,

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  • Sugarbush joins the Mountain Collective

    The Sugarbush and Snowbasin, Utah, ski resorts have joined the Mountain Collective for the 2017-2018 season.

    The Mountain Collective Pass grants access to 16 worldwide destinations with more than 51,306 acres of

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  • Vail makes deal to buy Stowe Mountain Resort

    By Tommy Gardner
    Stowe Reporter

    (Printed courtesy of the Stowe Reporter.)

    When’s the last time you ever saw something go down in price in Stowe? Just wait until next year, when it

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  • Major storm leaves 12-plus inches of snow

    An intense nor’easter left The Valley with over a foot of new snow on Sunday and Monday, February 12 and 13, covering local ski slopes with fresh powder for Valentine’s Day and the coming weekend.

    Both Sugarbush

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  • Jr. Castlerock Extreme Results

    Warren, VT (February 14, 2017) The Castlerock Extreme at Sugarbush Resort this past Saturday was a big success and saw 110 competitors. The event took place on Lift Line at Castlerock.

    Top 3 Men:
    (1st)

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  • Sugarbush hosts Junior Castlerock Extreme this weekend

    Sugarbush invites expert skiers and riders ages 14 and under to compete in the challenging and technical run down Castlerock’s Lift Line this weekend, Saturday, February 11.

    The Junior Castlerock Extreme is one

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  • Lillard is new Mad River Glen general manager

    Mad River Glen has hired Matt Lillard as its new general manager. Lillard is moving back to Vermont from Eaglecrest Ski Area in Juneau, Alaska, where he has been general manager for the past five years. Prior to his

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  • Sugarbush celebrates John Egan Hall of Fame induction

    Sugarbush Resort begins the celebration of chief recreation officer and legendary skier John Egan’s 2016 Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction with an event at Castlerock Pub from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, January

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  • All-terrain gear changes skinning Mad River Glen and policies

    Mad River Glen marketing director Eric Friedman drove over the Appalachian Gap one night earlier this month and got down to the Mad River Glen parking lot, which he found full of people.

    It wasn’t the first time

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  • Ski/ride conditions improving

    As of December 6, Sugarbush boasts the most open acreage on the East Coast. The resort opened Castlerock for hiking access this week and is now open top to bottom. Sugarbush currently has 38 trails open and has seen 30

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  • Sugarbush’s John Egan to be inducted into 2016 Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

    Sugarbush Resort’s chief recreation officer and legendary extreme skier, John Egan, is being inducted into the 2016 Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame.

    A national voting panel selects the incoming class in the fall

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  • Eliteam celebrates 25th year

    Running through a slalom course while being pelted with foam balls or navigating an obstacle course wearing Saran-wrapped goggles are just some of the challenges that Doug Lewis has been putting his campers through since

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  • VASS/Sugarbush Alpine Race Team competes at Special Olympic Winter Games

    The Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports (VASS)/Sugarbush Alpine Race Team competed at the 2016 Special Olympic Winter Games held March 6 and 7 at Suicide Six.

    Ten athletes from the team competed in slalom, giant

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  • Mad River Glen breaks the Internet with season closure

    When Mad River Glen informed its skiers and the public that it was closing for the season on Monday morning, March 14, the social media reaction was overwhelming.

    In an email to skiers and in a Facebook post, Mad

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  • GMVS hosted Vermont state championships at Sugarbush

    On February 27 and 28, Sugarbush Resort and Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) hosted the final weekend of the U16 VT state girls’ championships at Mt. Ellen. More than 100 racers and their families gathered in the Mad

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  • Sugarbush skiers take top honors

    Last weekend, the Eastern Freestyle Central States "B" Mogul and Slopestyle Championship was held at Whiteface Mountain in New York. Two Sugarbush skiers, Cooper Whalen, 13, and Sabrina Cass, 13, each took home top

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  • GMVS alumnus Drew Duffy earns World Cup points

    On alpine skiing’s biggest weekend in Kitzbühel, Austria, 20-year-old Drew Duffy earned his first World Cup points with an amazing 27th-place finish in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Alpine Super Combined event which took

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  • MRG co-op celebrates two decades

    “The key thing was Mad River’s brand loyalty. That was the key driver, that and a committed group of people who wanted the mountain to survive,” said Deri Meier, one of the handful of people who helped make Mad River

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  • Harwood Nordic hosts home meet and delivers

    On an unseasonably warm afternoon, Harwood Union’s Nordic teams hosted middle and high school teams from U-32, Stowe, Montpelier, Craftsbury, Peoples Academy and Bellows Free Academy - Fairfax in a meet on Tuesday,

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