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Sugarbush Ski Resort

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Overview

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 more than 4,000 acres, with nearly 600 skiable acres plus 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.

 

Transportation

2,250 beds at the slope with 7,000 beds in 60 nearby motels, hotels, and condominiums. Overnight camper facilities available with no hook-ups and other campgrounds are found within 20 miles. Local taxis and free shuttle service available.

Inside Scoop

Six cafeterias and a deli at base with many bars and lounges. Waffle Haus restaurant on Lincoln Peak. Three discos nearby. Ski shops, rental, repair, and instruction on site along with ski patrol, nursery for infants and up, first aid, and clinic. New easy access to services at the interim village set up at base area. Nearest hospital is 30 miles away.

Plan Your Trip

Sugarbush Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

67"
42"
28"
14"
0"
0"
Nov
18"
Dec
56"
Jan
32"
Feb
8"
Mar
19"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

23%
Beginners Runs
42%
Intermediate Runs
27%
Advanced Runs
7%
Expert Runs
111
Runs in Total
3 mi
Longest Run
581 ac
Skiable Terrain
406 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 16

5
High Speed Quads
5
Quad Chairs
2
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

4083'
Summit
2600'
Vertical Drop
1483'
Base

Important Dates

November 24, 20212021/11/24
Projected Opening
May 01, 20222022/05/01
Projected Closing
162
Projected Days Open
150
Days Open Last Year
63
Years Open
250"
Average Snowfall
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