Middlebury College Snow Bowl - Vermont

Middlebury College Snow Bowl
One of the Richest Skiing Traditions in the Country

Middlebury College Snow Bowl is nestled in Vermont's Green Mountains and is only 15 miles from the main campus.

The Snow Bowl has one of the richest skiing traditions in the country. The first trails were cut on the Bowl's Worth Mountain back in 1934. Ever since, the Bowl, owned and operated by Middlebury College, has been home to some of the best skiers in the country.

The College's ski teams, which train and compete at the Bowl, have won eastern and national collegiate championships and have included some of the biggest names in competitive skiing.

For cross-country skiers, the Carroll and Jane Rikert Ski Touring Center is just down the road at the College's Bread Loaf campus. The center features 25 miles of groomed trails and rents top-quality equipment.

The trails range from challenging circuits used by the top Nordic skiers in college competition, to gentler slopes designed for negotiation by the first-time skier.

The cozy base lodge, with its huge stone fireplace, sundeck and two-story picture windows, provides a wide-angle view of Worth Mountain and houses a full-service ski shop with an extensive inventory of rental equipment, a cafeteria and the headquarters of the Ski School.

Plenty of lodging is available nearby. There is a variety of accommodations within 10 miles of the Bowl, options including classic country inns such as the Waybury Inn of Bob Newhart fame.

The Middlebury College Snow Bowl is centrally located in Vermont on Route 125, 12 miles east of U.S. Route 7 and eight miles west of Route 100.

MOUNTAIN STATISTICS
Base Elevation: 1,600 ft (488 m)
Summit Elevation: 2,650 ft (808 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,050 ft (320 m)
Skiable Area: 110 acres (45 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 130 in (330 cm)
Longest Run: 6,030 ft (1,838 m)
Snowmaking: 35 %
Number of Lifts: 3
Uphill Lift Capacity: 3,400 per hour
Types of Lifts: 2 Double Chairs
1 Triple Chair
Number of Trails: 15
TRAIL RATINGS
Easiest: Easiest 30%
More Difficult: More Difficult 30%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 40%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
AREA DETAILS
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Required: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Cross Country: 40 km
Snowshoe Trails: Yes
 
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