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Mad River Glen Cooperative

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Address: Route 17, Waitsfield, VT 05673
Phone Number: 802-496-3551
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Skiing, Snow-shoeing, Viewing wildlife, Snowboarding
Description: Popular Vermont ski area and New England's best ski buy.

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Nice hiking

We made it about halfway up the mountain, using a mix of service (dirt) road, ski trails and small paths. Will definitely try again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We made it about halfway up the mountain, using a mix of service (dirt) road, ski trails and small paths. Will definitely try again!

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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

WINTER -> Allow me to put my review in context and in perspective. Both my sons worked at Killington, both skied for their college ski teams, and both skied many venues in both the U. S. A. in Canada and in Europe. Whenever they could they came to Mad to ski. They love Mad. I confess to being a qualified... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

What can be said about Mad River Glen that hasn't been said 1,000 times? The single chair is awesome -- last one anywhere, as far as I know. But you gets trails to yourself. The terrain? It goes from "easy" all the way up to "you have got to be kidding me". The people --both fellow customers and employees --... More 

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Norton, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What can I say the is not known. Unique and unlike any other ski area or resort. The single chair may mean more in line and on the chair, but it also means very light traffic on the trails and better conditions. Just like a golf course, light traffic = great course conditions. It's Pure Vermont... or as they say... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Visited MRG for a mid week 5 day ski Feb. 9-13, 2015. Woke up to a 12" snow storm and then two more 4" storms later that week. Wow the conditions were great and all natural snow. I got my tickets on Liftopia and the average daily price was $35.00, what a bargain (regular day ticket is $60.00). If you've... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you are looking to travel back in time as a skiier, this is the place for you. I was a little hesitant about the difficulty of the resort and I was fine. This place is beautiful, the trails are great and the people are hardcore! We got engaged at the top of the single chair, everyone on the mountain... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Tldr; Thanks a lot to the Mad River Glen marketing guys for the free ski rental! Figured I’d pay you back with a review and my tale… I’m a big snowboarder and I organize ski/snowboard trips with everyone I know. This winter I was invited by one of my former professors to go on a trip up in Vermont. He’d... More 

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Waitsfield, Vermont, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The ski area's logo: "Mad River Glen Ski It If You Can", sometimes scares people away, but it really means come here and ski. There are plenty of well-groomed beginner and intermediate trails, but for the skiers who want a challenge, MRG offers the most aggressive off-piste skiing and most difficult trails in the east at the most affordable rates.... More 

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Clarksville, Maryland
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great vibe, mountain and incredible conditions. The mountain is like a living breathing ski museum from the old school ski lodge to the single chair which is the fastest fixed grip chair in the nation so I heard. This year it looks like "Ski the East" is for real.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This plan is just an exceptional place. Run as a cooperative out of love for skiing. Only natural snow so you have to adapt to conditions. If conditions are not good for skiing or too cold, you will friends in the bar longing for a simpler life.

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Additional Information about Mad River Glen Cooperative

Address: Route 17, Waitsfield, VT 05673
Phone Number: 802-496-3551
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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