Mad River Glen Ski Vacation Guide

Your winter ski vacation will be filled with laughter and fun your whole family enjoy because Mad River Glen is a great ski destination.

Ski Levels

With over 2,000 feet of vertical, 800 acres of skiable terrain, and 45 trails you'll for sure have plenty of mountain to explore. You find yourself loving Mad River Glen's unique feel and atmosphere. On top of that, you'll be impressed with it's legendary expert terrain. Beginners and intermediate level skiers will find a perfect spot to practice with many trails weaving into each other, making it easier for you and your group to stick together. With 250 inches of snowfall annually, no wonder the "snow corner" of New England has been sending skiers and boarders to visit since 1948.

Mad River Glen is unique among ski areas. It is the only ski area in the country owned by a co-operative of skiers. They are dedicated to maintaining a natural mountain experience. Whether you are an expert, intermediate or beginner skier this pristine mountain will give you a skiing experience like no other. With America’s sole surviving single diesel powered chair lift and single base area it makes it easy for families to ski together. The Mad River Glen Cooperative maintains a simple mission: “to protect and preserve the forests & mountain ecosystems of General Stark Mountain in order to provide skiing and other recreational access & to maintain the unique character of the area for present and future generations.” Plentiful snow, uncrowded slopes and no snowboarding makes Mad River Glen a truly unique skiing experience!

Après Ski

After a day shredding it, head to General Stark's Pub located right on the mountain. Off the mountain, you'll be sure to find enough places to dine and sleep, because the entire Mad River is filled with plenty of options. Mad River Glen cannot be surpassed as what skiing in the East is all about. It’s is truly the most challenging skiing in the East with its natural snow, legendary bumps, and narrow gladed trails. Whether you are an expert, intermediate or beginner Mad River Glen has something for you.