Sugarbush

  • Thanks to over a foot of recent natural snow and the hard work of snowmakers, Sugarbush Resort plans to open a day early for 2018-19 season pass holders. Friday’s terrain will consist of Snowball and Spring Fling,

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  • Retaining their independence helps Sugarbush and Mad River Glen contribute to the character of The Valley while helping shape its business climate. That was the word from resort leaders and others in the industry who

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  • The squeaky wheel gets the grease. Sugarbush president Win Smith met with Tom Dunn, CEO of the Vermont Electric Power Company (VELCO), to discuss a proposed 140-foot tower on top of Lincoln Peak and the two agreed that a

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  • Every Columbus Day Weekend for the past decade Sugarbush has played host to Community Weekend – a multitude of family-friendly events on what can often be peak foliage in the Mad River Valley. This year, Community

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  • Sugarbush president and owner Win Smith said the resort is very opposed to a proposal by VELCO to replace existing towers and antennas at the top of Lincoln Peak with one new 140-foot tower.

    “That’s a very

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  • It’s a big weekend for fall celebrations at both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen. Sugarbush is hosting its annual Community Weekend on October 6 and 7 while Mad River Glen hosts its annual Green and Gold

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  • The Valley Reporter got a first-hand look inside the Frendly Gathering festival held at Sugarbush’s Mt. Ellen on June 28-30.

    On top of Mt. Ellen, surrounded by people from every corner of New England and farther,

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  • To The Editor:

    I would like to thank Nancy Coombs for her very thoughtful letter to The Valley Reporter last week. It means a great deal to our staff at Sugarbush to read compliments like hers. We are very lucky

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  • Killington is hosting its second Women’s Alpine World Cup after a successful initial year.

    Last year was a monumental moment for eastern alpine racing as Killington hosted the first World Cup event on the East

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  • It’s been a tough start to the school year for Warren Elementary School students, staff, parents and a community and, hopefully, that’s all behind them now that the school has reopened after being closed for mold,

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  • Warren Elementary School students are attending classes this week at Sugarbush’s Lincoln Peak after the discovery of black mold and asbestos kept their school closed longer than expected.

    A roof leak on September

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  • A Waitsfield man, Peter Stevenson, was the first to notice and then hike in to explore and photograph an extensive mudslide in the Slide Brook area of Fayston last week.

    The slide occurred on August 24, he said,

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  • The Vermont Mountain Bike Festival returned to The Valley for the second year in a row and it ran much smoother than the first year.

    “It’s a great outdoor, family-friendly event that showcases the beauty of The

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  • The Eastern States Cup Sugarbush Showdown series this past Sunday, July 16, featured both enduro and downhill mountain bike races with a combined cash and prize purse of $3,200. The enduro race saw 154 competitors with

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  • SCAM: Super cool and mellow.

    That’s the attitude that Jack Mitrani brings to Frendly Gathering, the music festival that he and his friend Danny Davis started seven years ago. The festival will be coming to the

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  • It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. And then it was the best of times, and then it was the worst of times again. This ski season had more ups and downs than the Rat trail. But I like the perspective one

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  • Sugarbush Racing Club (SRC) celebrated another successful season at its year-end banquet held on March 23 at the Inn at Round Barn Farm. Always a well-attended event, this year 95 members and guests enjoyed food and

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  • Sugarbush’s Mt. Ellen will celebrate its final days of 2016-17 winter operations this weekend. Sugarbush Resort hosts their annual Gelandesprung long-jump competition on Saturday, April 1, to commemorate this year’s

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  • February rebounded with substantially more snow and skier visits at Sugarbush in comparison to last season at this time. Both snow totals and skier visits are tracking well ahead for the season overall, with 77 percent

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  • The Sugarbush and Snowbasin, Utah, ski resorts have joined the Mountain Collective for the 2017-2018 season.

    The Mountain Collective Pass grants access to 16 worldwide destinations with more than 51,306 acres of

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