General Stark’s Blog

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….


Roll Back the Clock Day

January 28, 2019

In an age of $200 lift tickets Mad River Glen, America’s only skier-owned mountain is celebrating their 70th Anniversary by rolling back prices to the 1949 price of a mere $3.50, REALLY! Celebrate MRG’s 70th Anniversary on Tuesday January 29 and take advantage of the best ski value in existence. That’s right, you can buy….


Federal Employees – Ski It While You Can!

January 19, 2019

Mad River Glen has decided to offer free ski lift tickets to federal employees who are impacted by the on-going government shutdown. Beginning on Tuesday, January 22. all federal employees who are furloughed or are working without pay can ski for free any midweek day until the shutdown comes to an end. This offer is….