Bolton Valley Ski Resort
Bolton VT Winter Vacation Rental Lodging & Dining
Bolton Valley is a long-time favorite ski area for local families. Bolton Valley was established in 1966. Day night or season long, Bolton Valley offers some of the best value for families to ski and ride in Vermont. Family skiing and riding at prices you can afford – the skier or snowboarder will find much to do at Bolton Valley Ski Resort, the closest Vermont Ski Resort to Burlington (about 20 miles). The base elevation at Bolton is one of the highest in the east, the skiing can be outstanding on the more than 60 trails. Share your Bolton Valley Vermont reviews or comments, contact us.
Bolton Valley Resort
Bolton Valley Resort
4302 Bolton Access Road
Bolton Valley, Vermont 05477
Bolton Valley is owned by Ralph DesLauriers and his son and daughter Evan and Lindsay DesLauriers. All three family members live slopeside at Bolton Valley.
Discount Bolton Valley Ski Lift Tickets & Ski Lessons
Slopes & Trails
- 2 Quad Chair Lifts
- 3 Double Chair Lifts
- 1 Surface lift
- 71 trails
- 34% Easier
- 38% More Difficult
- 28% Most Difficult
- Vertical Drop: 1,704 feet
- Base Elevation: 2,100 feet (highest in the Northeast)
- Summit Elevation: 3,150 feet at Vista Peak
- 300 Skiable Acres
- Lifts open daily at 10:00 a.m. midweek and 9:00am on weekends
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.
- 100km of Nordic and backcountry trails including 26km of groomed Nordic terrain.
Indoor Sports Center (winter season only)
- Indoor pool
- Jacuzzi and Sauna
- Aerobic & Weights
- Sports Bar
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
Burlington, Middlebury, St. Albans, the Islands of NW Vermont
North Central VT Ski Areas
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