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Bolton Valley

Bolton Valley Resort is a unique self-contained, family friendly ski area set high on Green Mountain, Vermont.  Located midway between Montpelier and Burlington, Bolton offers the highest base elevation in the state and is surrounded by more than 5,000 acres of pure mountain beauty. Possibly one of the best kept ski resorts in Vermont, the resort offers a rustic mountain experience in a casual, friendly environment.

High Base Means High Pow

Ski enthusiasts flock to Bolton Valley Resort for its winter wonderland snow conditions.  With a base elevation of more than 1,400 feet, Bolton receives more than 300 inches of natural snow annually. Extensive snow making capabilities keeps the ground covered and conditions consistent throughout the winter.

Bolton’s on-mountain environment is simultaneously intimate and breathtaking. The areas six lifts take riders up to its 3,150 foot summit and 1,700 foot vertical rise to access more than 300 acres of skiable terrain.  Eight glades are included among the 70+ trails which are almost evenly spread among all skiing and riding levels. Bolton offers acres of diverse and alternate terrain several terrain parks – and more than 60+ miles of nordic groomed and backcountry trails.  

Night skiing and riding is a favored activity and is more abundant here than any of Vermont’s ski areas. Four lifts and lighting provide access and illuminate 10 trails most week nights.

Off the Slopes

People come to Bolton to get away for the hustle and bustle and immerse themselves in a secluded mountain environment.  Lodging options range from hotels to cabins and are all on mountain or within a short walking distance of the lifts. With 5,000+ acres surrounding the property, snowshoeing in the woods provides a fun alternative to skiing. Dining and shopping choices include a couple of restaurants, deli, cafeteria and general store in the village’s base area.  After a day of skiing, guests can enjoy the indoor sports center complete with an Indoor Amusement Center to entertain the kids. 

Getting Here

Bolton Valley is 30 minutes from Burlington International Airport, which is serviced by all major airlines. National car rental service is available from the airport to the resort and private shuttle service as well. The resort is a half day drive from New York City (330 miles); and shorter drive from Boston (200 miles) and Montreal (118 miles).  Amtrak service is another option and is available from those cities with a drop off station located just 10 miles from the resort at Waterbury Station.  

Ski Vacation Deals and Discounts

Bolton Valley Resort is a unique destination that immerses guests in an all-inclusive yet intimate ski environment.  The people are friendly and there’s plenty of terrain to explore.  Before heading up, browse this site to find online deals, coupons and discounts for lift tickets, lodging, equipment rentals, dining, and activities – everything to cover your winter vacation.

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