General Stark’s Blog

Betsy Pratt To Be Honored On Green & Gold Weekend

September 30, 2019

As we head into another ski season the Mad River Glen Cooperative is taking time to reflect on its past and honor an individual that was essential to Mad River Glen attaining the lofty status that it holds within the ski world today. Betsy Pratt has been called a maverick by some and that’s probably true, but….


Cohen Tapped to Lead Patrol

September 19, 2019

Jon Cohen has been named Mad River Glen’s next Ski Patrol Director. Jon had previously served under predecessor John Ayers for twenty-two seasons and comes to head the Mad River Glen Patrol with a vast skillset and intimate knowledge of the mountain. Jon first broke in with the Mad River Patrol when he was living….


Geraghty-Moats Selected to ARMS

September 7, 2019

Tara Geraghty-Moats, a life long Mad River Glen skier was selected by the International Federations to be serve as an Athlete Roll Model at 2020 games. Six Athlete Role Models were selected by the committee this past week, are all world-class athletes and will serve as a great resource for the young athletes present at….



September 5, 2019

SIPtemberfest, the best little beer festival in Vermont is coming up quickly, tickets are on sale now and they sell out fast so don’t wait! SIPtemberfest 2019 will be on Saturday, September 21, 2019! Click here for our latest post and be sure to sign up for Fresh SIPs so you can get all of the news as we post….


2020 Passes & Seasonal Programs on sale now!

September 5, 2019

Chilly mornings and foliage creep only means one thing; ski season will be sure to follow quickly so jump on the best deals of the season for Passes, Mad Cards and of course, those FREE 12 & Under Kids Passes. While you’re at it consider signing your kids up for one of MRG’s award-winning seasonal programs.  From the Rockin’….


Seeking: Ski Patrol Director!

June 19, 2019

Mad River Glen is seeking a Ski Patrol Director to continue the long history of excellence in Ski Patrol operations and management for the Mad River Glen Cooperative.  As the Ski Patrol Director, you will oversee all aspects of the Ski Patrol Department and skier safety for Mad River Glen. As the nation’s only cooperatively….


Thank You!

May 10, 2019

Dear MRG Community, When I became Mad River Glen’s Marketing Director back in 1995 I felt like I was the luckiest guy in the world.  I always said that if I ever lost that feeling I would hang ‘em up and give someone else the opportunity to be the head cheerleader for this amazing place…..


Pond Skimming Extravaganza

April 10, 2019

There have been many wacky spring events over the years but never in MRG’s fabled history has there ever been a “Pond Skim” at the base of General Stark Mountain. That’s all going to change on Saturday, April 13th at 11 am when we host the Mad River Rage Pond Skimming Extravaganza.  We didn’t want….


Double Your Donation

March 22, 2019

The Preserve Our Paradise public campaign ends April 30! Every donation, at any level, will be matched dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $200,000, through April 30. Time is running out! With your help, we can fund our largest projects, including essential renovations to the Basebox and the Patrol Building. All donations of $250 or….


Helping Local Kids Ski Free

February 11, 2019

MRG’s new Skiing for Scholars Program is starting this Friday. This innovative program works to afford local kids the opportunity to enjoy the sport of skiing. It is available to all students enrolled in the Harwood (all Valley schools and Waterbury) and Addison Northeast (Bristol/Lincoln area) Supervisory Unions. The Program Offers; Free all-mountain lift tickets….