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Candice White, Vice President of Communications and Brand Management
John Bleh, Communications Supervisor
Food, Glorious Food
Sugarbush has become a culinary destination that offers both hyper-local-Vermont as well as international cuisine. Timbers Restaurant at Sugarbush-- the jewel in the crown—has hit its stride within the last several years, offering what we call “world cuisine with a Vermont twist”, which includes items like sweet potato empanadas and coconut chicken satay.
Fireside Dining at Allyn’s Lodge is a premier mid-mountain dining experience that involves a cabin cat ride to the mid-mountain (or a guided hike), a multi-course locally-inspired gourmet dinner (with items such as cheese fondue and
At Mt. Ellen, the mid-mountain Glen House has been completely revamped with a new bar offering local beers, wine, and several signature cocktails. Heartwarming favorites like Cabot cheddar grilled cheese, local burritos, fresh soups provide
French cuisine is offered at Chez Henri, a
Fit to be
The Wunderbar (in Valley House Lodge)—Sugarbush’s original apres ski bar—succeeds in capturing the festive apres spirit of the resort’s early years. Traditional dishes like salads, pulled pork
Castlerock Pub in Gate House Lodge offers close to forty beer varieties, including Vermont craft beers like Heady Topper, Fiddlehead, 14th Star, and Lawson’s Finest. The Pub’s menu is everything beer lovers (and their families) desire—several burger varieties (including Cabot cheddar), Philly cheese steak, fish and chips, wings,
Wafel Cabins at both Lincoln Peak and Mt. Ellen
And lastly, Green Mountain Lounge at Mt. Ellen continues doing what it’s been doing for the last fifty years—a big bar, hearty foods like nachos and chilis, live sports on tv, live music on Saturdays, and the renewed tradition of the Cowbell Champagne Party for Mt. Ellen’s annual birthday celebration.
As home to breweries like The Alchemist, Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Hill Farmstead Brewery, and Fiddlehead Brewing Company, Vermont has undeniably established itself as a beer destination. Lawson’s Finest Liquids brews right here in Warren (Sean Lawson runs neighboring Mad River Glen’s Naturalist Program), while The Alchemist brews about 25 minutes north
Early Bird Catches the Worm
We’re all familiar with the saying but skiers and riders have taken the meaning to a whole new level. Sugarbush now offers hiking and skinning on select trails both before the lifts start spinning and after they stop every day. Skinners can enjoy grabbing first tracks before lifts open after they earn they
Ski School’s Not Just For Kids
We like to say that you’re never too old or too good to take a lesson. The Sugarbush Ski & Ride School looks to provide skiers and riders of all ages and abilities the tools they need to better themselves. Along with private and group lessons, adults can take advantage of the Essential Elements programs. Essential Elements for Women is a season-long modern ski experience designed just for the ladies while Essential Elements: Adventure focuses on exploring Sugarbush’s legendary terrain in with a passionate group of people. Other Essential Elements programs include All Mountain Riders Camp, Boomers, Breakthrough, Ski Mountaineers, and Black Diamond Club.
For those just starting out, the award-winning First Timer to Life Timer program returns offering three beginner lessons with a season pass awarded upon completion. Of
More Than Just Skiing and Riding
Sugarbush is more than just a ski resort. For those less interested in skiing, both Sugarbush and the Mad River Valley offer plenty of non-skiing activities for the whole family. The Valley boasts two cross-country skiing or snowshoeing facilities as well as a skating rink, all just a few minutes drive away. Historic Bridge St. in Waitsfield is a picturesque street complete with covered bridges, local
Back at Sugarbush, there are several snowshoe trails available around the resort for those who don’t wish to ski. Sunset Groomer Rides in the Lincoln Limo Cabin Cat are offered on weekends and holidays as a great way to enjoy views from the top of the mountain without having to hop on a chairlift. The Sugarbush Health and Recreation Center offers