One of the most well-groomed and serviced four-season resorts on private land, Bolton Valley Resort has a lot to offer its visitors. To start with, the resort – the only one of its kind on private land in New England – is situated on 6000 acres of land. Only 165 acres are actually used for skiing which means that this stunning wilderness area caters to more than just winter fun.
Bolton Valley Resort is surrounded by Vermont’s Green Mountains. It has 64 ski trails which are accessible by six different ski lifts. These trails are rated: 27% beginner, 48% intermediate, 22% advanced and 3% expert. Clearly the variety of trails caters to every skill level – from easy beginner slopes right through to death-defying expert runs. The trails are groomed seven days a week to ensure that guests are able to enjoy the best ride possible. In addition to the these trails, there is 105 kilometers of both groomed and ungroomed cross-country skiing to be found, a 300 foot halfpipe, a terrain park and a great ski shop where you can rent or buy the gear you need. Though the resort boasts so many great features, it is usually uncrowded and you seldom have to wait in line for lifts.
Bolton is situated at an elevation of 1525 ft and enjoys a vertical drop of 1704 ft from a 3150 ft summit elevation. The mountain receives about 300 inches of annual snowfall which is combined with a 60% snow-making capability to ensure that the slopes are always at their best. Add to this brilliant views, friendly and helpful staff and a variety of lessons and programs to help you improve your skills and you’ll find that Bolton is a top-notch resort. The resort also has great amenitities. These include ski-in/ski-out lodging, great dining options and a variety of other sporting options. In winter these may include Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and tele-skiing. In summer, activities take the form of group functions or personal challenges. They may include abseiling, wall climbing, zip-lining, guided wilderness excursions, canoeing, and a great number of other challenging obstacles. You’ll also find a massive sports centre not far from the resort where you can enjoy all sorts of sporting activities.
Bolton Valley Resort is open for winter activities between November and April each year. Book now to make sure that you don’t miss out on this great four-season resort destination!