Bolton Valley sits high in the Green Mountains of Vermont. It is a unique, high mountain alpine village surrounded by over 5,000 pristine acres. At Bolton Valley the recreational opportunities are as numerous as the views are spectacular. Whether your interest is skiing or snowboarding, telemark or cross-country, backcountry or night skiing or just a relaxing snowshoe in the woods, Bolton Valley has it all in abundance.

Bolton Valley offers 70 trails and glades for Alpine skiing and riding and 100km of cross-country and backcountry trails. Each year Bolton Valley receives an average of 312 inches of snow.

Bolton Valley is a self contained, family friendly resort focused on providing excellent value to skiers and riders All the lodging, including hotel rooms, suites and condominiums are either ski in/ski out or within a short walking distance of the lifts. Two restaurants, a cafeteria, deli and general store are conveniently located within the village. The base lodge and rental shop are ski-in ski-out for your convenience. After a great day on the slopes, relax in the Sports Center’s Jacuzzi, heated pool or warm up in the sauna. So park your car and forget about it during your stay, everything you need is all right here.

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Vermont Summer Events 2019

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Lifelong Skills My Daughter Learned at Bolton Valley

Lifelong Skills My Daughter Learned at Bolton Valley

March 22, 2017

Back in middle school, I was skiing on a trail under a chairlift when I hit a steep, icy patch and started to panic. My upper body stiffened as I shifted into a snowplow and awkwardly skidded my way down the hill. For a moment I thought no one noticed, but then I heard someone … Read More

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Mountain Stats

Alpine

Total Trails: 70
Easy: 36%
Intermediate: 37%
Advanced/Expert: 27%

Glades: 10
Terrain Parks: 3

Total Lifts:
1 Surface
3 Double
2 Quad

Total Acreage: 300 skiable acres
Vertical Drop: 1704 feet
Snowmaking: 60%
Average Annual Snowfall: 26 feet

Rentals: Yes
Lessons: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes

Cross-Country

Total Terrain: 100 km
Tracked Terrain: 26 km
Skating Terrain: 26 km

Rentals: Yes
Lessons: Yes
Night Skiing: No
Snowshoeing: Yes

Amenities & Extras

Adaptive
Pool/Hot Tub
Sleigh Rides
Childcare
Dog Sledding
Ice & Rock Climbing
Lodging
Restaurant