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Mountain Views - Proudly Independent

When you stop and think about it, independence is a theme that makes a lot of sense not just for Sugarbush, but the Mad River Valley as well. With the changing ski industry landscape, as well as a more general changing landscape across the nation where chain stores and restaurants are gobbling up locally owned businesses, the idea of celebrating our independence is that much more important...

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Mountain Views - Adventures Ahead

A snowy winter it was, indeed! 363 inches is serious snowfall, despite the seemingly constant rollercoaster of freeze-thaw cycles. The snowfall, which helped us stay open for 154 days this season, contributed to some of the deepest powder runs in years.

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Mountain Views - Sugarbush Personalities

A poignant closure for many of us in the Sugarbush community was the loss of Rumble, our mascot for the last almost nine years. He represented the resort in many ways, from his portrait inhabiting the Castlerock Pub sign (thank you, Sparky Potter), to being named after one of the most technical trails on the East Coast...

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Mountain Views - Spring Surprises

Now that we've finally made it out of the plethora of Presidents' Week events and activities, we can turn our attention forward on all of our major spring events. Most of our spring events are annual mainstays with plenty of history behind them...

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Mountain Views - How Successful are your New Years Resolutions

What's the most common question you hear around the New Year? If it's not what's your resolution?, then we may be living in different worlds.

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Mountain Views - Holiday Traditions

As we approach the holiday season here in the Mad River Valley, we are reminded that the true gifts of the holidays are not the actual gifts, but the time we spend with friends and family...

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Mountain Views - What I'm Looking Forward To This Season

As much as I love skiing, I have a hard time getting excited for the season until I get concrete evidence that winter is coming. The 20" of snow over the last week or so that's dropped on Sugarbush is exactly the type of thing I need...

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Mountain Views - Keep It Cool in the August Sun

Another way to keep cool in summer is to take full advantage of Vermont's natural environment.

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March Traditions

When we look back at past snowy winters, there is the potential to feel demoralized. But knowing that we have a solid base going into spring, let's put the natural snowfall totals aside, and focus on the fun traditions of spring skiing.

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Sugarbush and the Environment

It certainly has been a challenging winter as far as snowfall is concerned. Luckily, we've been able to open 100% of our terrain and have the most open trails in the East for a large portion of the season. That's thanks in large part to the snowmaking upgrades we've made over the last several years...

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Mountain Views - January

Just days before the New Year, we called in Murphy Moose to lead us in a record-breaking snow dance to break the December warm cycle. Boy did we ever. Thanks to that dance, and to all who participated, we received 20" of snow in the last week along with great snowmaking temps (just see what's coming).

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Mountain Views - December 2015

It's hard to recognize the importance of Black Friday or Cyber Monday. But today--Giving Tuesday--offers us an opportunity to redeem our commercial behavior and consider giving back to a deserving individual or organization.

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Opening Day

We're on the cusp of the 2015/16 winter season. Opening Day is currently scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, weather dependent.

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