In the Media

While we say plenty of great things about Sugarbush, sometimes it’s best to have someone else do the talking. See what everyone’s been saying about Sugarbush.


Boston.com
'Sugarbush is authentic Vermont. First chair on a powder morning brings out the Mad River Valley locals, including the resort's owner Win Smith (since 2001) who skis more than 100 days a season. Sugarbush has wiped off its 'Mascara Mountain' moniker as dubbed by Vogue Magazine back in the 1960's. Today it's genuine Vermont.'
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Alister & Paine
'For the slopeside diners, the weary skiers, the powder chasing snowboarders and the family friendly atmosphere head in Timbers, the casual fine dining on-mountain option at Sugarbush's Clay Brook and their signature restaurant. The rustic chic vibe is welcoming and very 'Vermont' and they serve one of the best burgers we've ever had.'
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The Boston Globe
'Sugarbush is under-skied, under-visited and just unbelievably sweet, worth some vertical if it's been a while since you skied this Vermont stash.'
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National Geographic
Waitsfield was named one of the 'Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns' by National Geographic and was the only town listed on the east coast. 'Deep in the Green Mountains of northern Vermont sits the Mad River Valley, a woodsy skier's paradise that is establishing itself as the quietly humming soul of eastern skiing.'
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Edge Media Network
'I think I'm in love with Win Smith - whom I've never met. We have so much in common: an appreciation for Vermont vernacular architecture, and a love of skiing. I hear he puts in more than a hundred days per season at Sugarbush, the resort he rescued from the cookie-cutter clutches of the now-defunct American Skiing Company in 2001.
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Philadelphia Inquirer
'This brings me to Sugarbush, my top pick in Vermont ski resorts. 'The Bush' has the perfect mix of luxury and local. You can find plenty of perfectly groomed trails and high-end accommodations, restaurants, and services.'
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Pink Pangea
''You can hang out and chat with women at a coffee shop, but when you're doing a sport together, the conversations are different.' It was this idea of a shared experience somewhat outside of the normal constraints of daily life that was the core reason they came back every Saturday, each season for years and years.'
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Alister & Paine
'Win's hands on approach to running the resort shines in every detail that adorns the luxurious slopeside Clay Brook condominiums. The suites are luxurious and timeless, very Vermont chic - the decor doesn't sacrifice the rustic vibe that you love from Vermont, and yet it's not overwhelming...and it's as slopeside as you can get.'
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