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Feb
27
Thu
Women’s Mid-Week Clinic
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Women’s Mid-Week: 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/5

Join our wonderful group of seasoned female instructors as we discover new ways to explore the mountain.  Small group sizes allow personalized instruction for fine-tuning techniques to bring your skiing to the next level.  We will work to improve skills, stamina, and confidence on all terrain, and in any condition.

Limited to 15 participants.

Level: Novice and above.

Dates: Eight (8) 2-hour Lessons on Thursdays – Beginning January 9, 2020
           (Program runs through March 5, 2020. No Sessions Held February 20th)
Time: 10am-12pm
Cost:  $179 Covers full 8-week session

$45/day for lift ticket if necessary – Or, Buy a Mid-Week Pass at the Pre-Season Rate of $309

Space is limited to 15 participants, register now and reserve your spot!

Thursday Après Live Music & Free Fondue
Feb 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The Thursday night live music series rolls on thanks to our good friends at Lawson’s Finest Liquids for helping support local musicians! Each and every Thursday throughout the ski season will feature a rotation of local musical talents. Stop into General Stark’s Pub after a day of skiing or just come on up to lounge by the fire with a Sip of Sunshine. Thursday Après hour will also feature FREE fondue courtesy of Cabot Creamery Cooperative!

2020 Thursday Après Live Music Lineup 

3:30pm – 5:30pm

01.02.20 Rob Pierce

01.09.20 Lowell Thompson & Brett Hughes

01.16.20 Phineas Gage Project

01.23.20 Lowell Thompson & Friends

01.30.20 Doc Nelson & Al’s Pals

02.06.20 Lowell Thompson & Leon Campos

02.13.20 Ryan Sweezey

02.20.20 Lowell Thompson with Pat Melvin & Sean Preece

02.27.20 John Lackard & Dean Bornstein

03.05.20 Rick Redington

03.12.20 Pappy Biondo & Mike Schuster

03.19.20 Lowell Thompson & Friends

03.26.20 Medicine Tribe Trio

04.02.20 Rob Pierce

 

Feb
28
Fri
International Skiing History Association Day
Feb 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Dig out those stretch pants, runaway straps and bamboo poles of yesteryear and celebrate Skiing History Day at Mad River Glen with the International Skiing History Association (ISHA) and Skiing History magazine. Mark the calendar for Friday, Feb. 28, and don some of your vintage ski wear and join fellow ski history buffs for a day on one of America’s most iconic ski areas. In fact, Mad River is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Wax nostalgic and celebrate Mad River’s legendary 72-year history.  All are welcome to join in this ski down memory lane as we explore Mad River Glen’s unique place in skiing history.

Check in on the 3rd floor of the Base Box, pick-up your goodie bag and lift ticket and find your Mountain guide. Following the morning of skiing, a noon buffet luncheon awaits registrants who will join Mad River Glen notables, ISHA members and long-time Valley ski fans on the 3rd floor of the Base Box. Luncheon attendees, who are encouraged to wear vintage attire, will receive one raffle ticket for a series of prizes. The pre-purchased Lift Ticket & Lunch package is just $64; lunch-only option; $15.

8:00AM to 12:00PM Check-in

8:30AM to 12:00PM  Guided Mountain Skiing

12:00PM to 1:20PM Lunch & Heritage Presentation

1:30PM to 3:30PM Guided Mountain Skiing

3:30PM to 5:00PM Informal Après Ski in General Stark’s Pub – Cash Bar

Click here for online pre-registration!

Mad River Glen is one of the state’s earliest operating ski areas, opening on Dec. 11, 1948 with our now famous Single Chair, preserved and authentically reproduced as an updated single, it continues as the longest operating Single Chair lift in the world.   

ISHA representatives will be on hand, free copies of the popular Skiing History magazine available with membership information about joining the international nonprofit organization. 

In addition to publishing Skiing History six times a year in print and online, ISHA also maintains skiinghistory.org, the internet’s most extensive website for information about the sport’s history, and presents annual awards for lifetime achievement and the year’s best ski history books, films and creative media. This year’s ISHA Awards will be presented on March 26 at  Sun Valley, Idaho. 

Learn more at www.skiinghistory.org.events 

Free Heel Friday
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mad River Glen Ski School

 

 

 

 

2-Hour Clinic every Friday throughout the season*

Time: 10am to 12pm OR 1pm to 3pm

Cost: $45 ($70 with Lift Ticket)

*Not available during holiday periods

RESERVE NOW!

Skiing For Scholars
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Mad River Glen is launching the Skiing for Scholars Program in an effort to enable local students to enjoy the sport of skiing. The program offers free all-mountain skiing from 2-4 pm on Fridays, plus extended skiing until 5 pm on the Practice Slope lift. The program also includes free equipment rentals and free learn to ski instruction. This unique program is available to all students in our neighboring Mount Abraham and Washington West School Districts. This innovative effort is made possible as a result of a $15,000 grant by the Reed Family Foundation as part of the Co-op’s Preserve Our Paradise Capital Campaign.

Click here to learn more about the Skiing For Scholars Program.

Feb
29
Sat
Parlor Skis Demo Day @ Base Area
Feb 29 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Parlor was founded on shared passion for skiing New England, with a focus on designing and building great products. Our goal is to share this passion with as many people as we can. Look for the Parlor tent and check out all the latest skis from Parlor Skis.

Naturalist Snowshoe Program
Feb 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30am Join one of Mad River Glen’s Naturalists for a guided snowshoe trek tailored to your interest in the ecology and wildlife of Stark Mountain! Our outings and content varies each week depending snow conditions and participants. Learn about the hardwood forests of the Green Mountains as well as our resident moose, bear, deer, fisher, coyote, red fox and more! Easy to moderate difficulty. Learn more about the Naturalist Programs.

Mar
1
Sun
Naturalist Snowshoe Program
Mar 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30am Join one of Mad River Glen’s Naturalists for a guided snowshoe trek tailored to your interest in the ecology and wildlife of Stark Mountain! Our outings and content varies each week depending snow conditions and participants. Learn about the hardwood forests of the Green Mountains as well as our resident moose, bear, deer, fisher, coyote, red fox and more! Easy to moderate difficulty. Learn more about the Naturalist Programs.

Mar
2
Mon
Men’s Mid-Week Clinic
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Men’s Midweek: 1/27, 2/3 , 2/10, 2/24, 3/2.

Our intrepid instructors will lead small groups of men to achieve a higher level of skiing.  We will fine tune the basics, and teach new techniques to help bring your skiing to the next level.  We will work to improve skills, stamina, and confidence on all terrain, and in any condition.

Limited to 8 participants.

Level: Intermediate and above

Mar
3
Tue
John Kearns Memorial Town Meeting Day Slalom @ Pratice Slope
Mar 3 all-day

See the Mad River Ski Club Kids Rip It Up!
Mad River Glen – Race It If You Can!