Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Mad River Glen

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.4
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 67%
  • Beginner
  • 22%
  • Families
  • 56%
  • Intermediate
  • 33%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 61%
  • Advanced
  • 78%

Helpful Highlights:

I went to try Mad River Glen for the first time today because I love steeps and tree skiing and their snow report saying "With 20-25" of snow over the last ...

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  • 5

    Challenging, unique, uncrowded

    by Applesauce1 - 18th January 2010

    Pros: challenging, uncrowded, easy to get around mountain, inexpensive

    Cons: occasional ice patches

    I visited Mad River Glen in January of 2010. I had read reviews ahead of time that had described this as a challenging ski resort, which is the primary rea... Full review

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  • 5

    Best I've experienced in Vermont!

    by jasonrhorne - 11th January 2010

    Pros: Not commercialized, no boundaries, trees-a-plenty, challenging trails, overall great advanced skiing.

    Cons: Can't bring your snowboarding friends, but is that really a con?

    Overall, my experience at Mad River Glen was a great one. Although the single chairlift is a slow way to get to the top, it is a novelty and it's awesome to... Full review

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  • 5

    MRG - hooda thunkit?

    by squallywoody - 11th December 2009

    Pros: Steep, vibe, trees, skiers

    Cons: Too far

    Mad is the weirdest place that you never skied, at least not most Left Coasters. I consider myself a good skier and definitely go for air wherever possible,... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski It If you Can

    by adube - 15th November 2009

    Pros: good vibes, great terrain, STEEP

    Cons: Lift Lines, Death Moguls, Being Shown up by cliff dropping 10 year olds

    great place to ski, best vibe ever, super challenging. I am a very good skier, and yes I can ski it, but It takes a true master to make it look good here. ... Full review

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  • 5

    Fun, 70's type skiing and no crowds

    by Canadian - 8th November 2009

    Pros: Terrain, snow,staff and the single chair lift is a classic

    Cons: Very Very cold! Not too big and slow lifts

    This was an adventure in it's self! The skiing was great, people are nice and the whole vibe off this throw back resort is great. It's really close to suga... Full review

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  • 5

    Ski It If You Can

    by davross - 18th July 2009

    Pros: Skiing as it used to be

    Cons: Weekend Crowds

    The stumps, bolders and other obstacles haven't been cleared (at least not from the advanced terrane) to facilitate snowmaking and grooming. The result is ... Full review

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