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Sugarbush, located in Northern Vermont's Mad River Valley, is one of Vermont's favortie ski areas. Sugarbush consits of two mountains, Mt. Ellen and Lincoln Peak, and is home to over 4000 acres of skiable terrain (2,000 acres of backcountry skiing in the Slide Brook Wilderness area). "The 'Bush" has beginner terrain (20%), Intermediate (45%) and advanced to expert (35%) accessed via 16 lifts that provide the area with a 25,463 person uphill capacity. The 23,000 square-foot day lodge features cathedral ceilings, a food court, and the Castlerock Pub complete with an outdoor patio and barbeque area. Timbers, a post-and-beam restaurant attached to the Clay Brook residences, offers upscale cuisine and is open to the public in all four seasons. The Mad River Valley is also home to 38 lodges (6,600 beds) and 19 restaurants for guests to enjoy.
Projected Opening Ski Season: 11/17/2012
Projected Closing Ski Season: 04/28/2013
Years Open: 55
Average Snowfall: 262"
Pros: Diversity of Terrain, Glades, Grooming, Staff
Cons: Wind, Lift Speed, Traverses
Pros: Great woods and back country with good natural snow
Cons: Constant lift breakdown, distant parking and greatly reduced snowmaking
Pros: large area, tree skiing
Cons: awful parking, limited snowmaking
Pros: Tough work but Sugarbush is up to the job.
Cons: parking,night life
Enjoy four days at Mt. Ellen this March for just $149, no blackouts More