Bolton Valley Ski Resort
In Vermont’s Champlain Valley, the skier will find much to do at Bolton Valley Ski Resort, the closest Vermont Ski Resort to Burlington (about 20 miles). Great skiing, snowboarding. Black Bear Inn offer great lodging and dining and is located nearby. The base elevation at Bolton is one of the highest it the east, the skiing can be outstanding on the more than 60 trails. To share your Vermont business with us, please contact us.
Bolton Valley Resort
Bolton Valley Ski Area
Bolton, VT 05477
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64 trails – New Vista Bowl – covering 165 skiable acres Trail distribution – 27% novice, 47% intermediate, 26% expert
With a base area elevation of 2,035 feet -one of the highest in the Northeast – and with a total vertical of 1,704 feet, Bolton Valley continues to offer excellent downhill skiing, cross country skiing and snowboarding, as well as ski and snowboard school programs.
Mountain facilities include 62 downhill trails with snowmaking on 60% of them, four double chair lifts, one quad chair lift, plus one surface lift. In addition, Bolton Valley has over 35 kilometers of groomed cross-country trails, plus another 65 kilometers of ungroomed cross-country trails. Surrounded by 580 acres, Bolton Valley’s trail network is connected to Stowe’s Trapp Family Lodge trail system, which one can take all the way to the Long Trail. Weekly, guided tours are also available.
Bolton Valley Ski Area offers 27% novice trails, 47% intermediate trails, and 26% advanced trails. Excellent lodging is available at the Black Bear Inn, just minutes from the slopes. Two quads including the new Vista Quad. 3 Doubles, 1 Surface.
The Bolton Adventure Center BAC) offers school, non-profit, special-interest groups, and corporate educational teambuilding in a recreational environment. The ropes course is the latest in challenge course technology, offering a beautiful design hidden gracefully within the surrounding natural environment. The challenge course consists of both low elements for team challenge and high elements for individual accomplishments.
Getting There: From the south, take I-91 or I-93 to I-89 Exit 10, then Route 2 West for 8 miles to the resort access road. Bolton Valley ski area is 20 miles east of Burlington and 20 miles south of Montpelier, Vermont.
Bolton Valley Ski Area is easy to reach, only 15 minutes from I-89 Exit 10 Waterbury or Exit 11 in Richmond. This is the closest Vermont Ski Resort to Burlington. (about 20 miles)
Champlain Valley VT Ski Areas
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