Been skiing at Sugarbush for 35 years and have 2 boys (7 & 10) who have learned to ski there too. The ski school is outstanding. Both kids can ski in full contol on expert trails though they prefer the woods which are totally in-bounds and outragious.
Lots of money has been recently invested in the mountain. Chairs are improved, terrain is a mix of old-school natural/ungroomed slopes plus state of the art snow making and grooming, lodge makes you feel like you are out west. Stick to the burgers or bring your own lunch though the Waffle Hut is a great treat.
Nice improvements with some new skiers but it still feels like the good olde "Bush" to me. I disagree with the reviews that the mountain has lost its feel. There is a ton of room for everyone - just relax and enjoy.
Good terrain, good snow, cool folks -- now just let it SNOW!!!!