Middlebury College Snow Bowl situated in Middlebury Gap of Vermont, is a small but remarkable ski area. A college owned ski area, Middlebury boasts stunning terrain ideal for snow sport enthusiasts of all ability levels. Home to the Panther ski team, Middlebury College Snow Bowl with its friendly atmosphere is open each day to the public. If you are in this part of Vermont, don’t miss the Snow Bowl.
Middlebury College Snow Bowl allows skiers and snowboarders access to 110 acres of ski terrain with 15 trails. A vertical of 1050 feet and a summit elevation of 2650 feet, the Snow Bowl receives some 130 inches of snow per annum. With additional snow-making, you can be sure of excellent conditions this winter. Middlebury’s terrain has been rated 29% beginner, 21% intermediate and 50% advanced, with three lifts being available to whisk visitors up the snowy slopes. The Middlebury Snow Bowl is actually separated into two sections. The front side has both novice and expert trails, whilst the East Slope, also known as Bailey Falls, features the majority of the advanced runs. On the front side you will discover the well-known racing runs of Ross and Allen. These two impressive trails are used by professional racers for practice sessions. Grooming is particularly focused on one side of the Bowl, so that skiers and snowboarders can play around on the bumpy terrain of the other side.
Middlebury Snow Bowl is popular amongst those who want to get away from the bustle of larger resorts and is often a stop on journeys to Mad River Valley. The recently renovated lodge provides visitors with all the necessities including equipment rental, an excellent ski school and meals at the cafeteria. So, be sure to include Middlebury College Snow Bowl on your itinerary when traveling in Vermont.