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by: De Clawed - 19th February 2017

  • 3
  • 4Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 4Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 4Family Friendly
  • 3Aprés Ski
  • 4Terrain Park
  • 3Overall Value
Amazing views
Poor lift capacity, lines, lifts not operating

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Came here on Saturday of Presidents Day Weekend. Parking lots are full, over 30" of fresh snow in the past week! Snow report says that their lifts are all operational. Before lunch we waited 20 minutes to get on Madonna 2 lift. The skiing was nice. Horrors: after lunch they inexplicably stop running two lifts at Madonna Mountain. Why? Now we are waiting 30 minutes to get on the only double chairlift to take us up to Madonna Mtn. The lines for the double lift at Sterling are mobbed too. Bummer. I really wanted to ski but they lied on their snow report about the lifts being operational. What a disaster. Waste of time. Should have stayed st Stowe. Also the surface was full of crud. Not the groomed packed powder one would expect after having amazing fresh snowfall and cold temps to groom st night.

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  • Robert Laham (3rd March 2020)

    Most relaxing vacation ever. Skiing was fantastic. Staff and facilities are wonderful. WE were lucky the weather was skiing perfect with fresh...

  • Rudy (24th January 2020)

    Family had an absolute blast. Staff is very friendly and competent. Both kids enjoyed the Fun Zone 2.0 and the ski camps...

  • anonymous user (8th January 2020)

    We were very excited for our stay at Smugglers Resort. The place overall is nice but the resort is focused on selling...

  • T K (17th February 2019)

    Let me start by stating, we had an amazing week there...my 6 & 8 year old were crying that we had to...

  • swtips (8th February 2019)

    We LOVE Smuggs.. there could not be enough good to say about it and the staff.

  • Peter Anania (1st January 2019)

    We had a really good ski on December 27th 2018. Overall the condition were good, with the beginner side in the best...

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