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Ski it if you can?

Yea clever marketing guy. They turned the fact that they have no money for grooming equipment... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Emmet R
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Upper Montclair, New Jersey
Mad River

First of all Mad River is not in Stowe. Its in FAYSTON, VERMONT. All natural ski area, almost no... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
Kc L
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Vermont
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Great for river sports.
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4 Feb 2018
“Ski it if you can?”
25 Jun 2016
“Mad River”
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Yea clever marketing guy. They turned the fact that they have no money for grooming equipment which makes it hard to ski, into a positive buy daring you to ski it, like they want it that way. Believe me, if they could groom this place...More

Thank Emmet R
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

First of all Mad River is not in Stowe. Its in FAYSTON, VERMONT. All natural ski area, almost no snow making. If you want a no frills day of real skiingin, GO TO MAD RIVER GLEN in FAYSTON, VERMONT

Thank Kc L
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

We traveled the whole Byway thru Stowe ,Rutland & Bennington, then to Brattleboro. We tried to travel all byways, but Byway 100 was really beautiful considering we have colorless palm trees. Yes, we virgin leaf-peepers will be back. (Our 40th in 2 yrs.) See y'all...More

Thank Scott V
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

If you want beautiful trails, classic New England skiing and a ride in a single chair lift to top of the mountain you have to go here! The single chair is so much fun! Mad River does not allow snow boarders, so seems quieter than...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

We enjoyed the Waitsfield Village; especially our visit to the art exhibit at the community church. The two featured artists' works were professional and interesting.

1  Thank Ellen N
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Mad River is one of five new ski areas I skied this winter and the one I liked the best. Their slogan may scare some people off, but there are plenty of groomed trails for all levels. We skied on a Saturday and it was...More

Thank ronelay
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

This is a really charming place that seems to be frozen in time from its one man chair lift to its unique menu to the old interior of the cafeteria. I really enjoyed my time here though the trails are really tough, most of them...More

Thank Max D
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Reviewed 16 March 2013

Mad River Glen, as is noted below, is about 30-40 minutes away from Stowe and about 10 minutes away from the Sugarbush Ski Complex. It is a relatively unspoiled mountain, with good but less swept-up facilities. It is skiing as it used to be but...More

1  Thank John H
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Reviewed 31 January 2013

Guys, Mad River is a river. Mad River Glen is a ski resort and it's located in Fayston Vermont. Oh yeah, Stowe is a half hour drive away. MRG is the real thing. They way resorts used to be 20, 30 years ago. Wonderful, beautiful...More

2  Thank billskis
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Reviewed 9 December 2012

It's not Stowe or Sugarbush- so if you're expecting to have table service or freshly groomed corduroy, this is NOT the place for you. It speaks volumes that the North American Telemark Association holds its annual Telemark Festival at MRG. Love the single chair (no...More

1  Thank Route100
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