Fun & Challenging Burlington Skiing near Your Lincoln B&B

For some of the best skiing around, even if it is for a weekend, come check out the Burlington skiing areas. Burlington resorts will provide you with a full day of skiing on some fun and often challenging runs.

Bolton Valley
4302 Bolton Valley Access Road
Bolton, VT 05676
(877) 926-5866
www.boltonvalley.com

During an average winter Bolton Valley Ski resort gets about 312 inches of snow, but to help supplement that snow they have some newly updated snowmaking equipment. If you are looking for some fun and challenging Burlington skiing trails this is a great place to come. Out of the 64 trails provided 47 percent of them are designed for intermediate skiers, while 26 percent are designed for advanced skiers. Some of the trails are even open for night skiing. Nordic trails are also available for snowshoeing, telemark, and touring. Lifts open weekdays at 9:00 a.m. and at 8:00 a.m. on the weekends.

Stowe Mountain Resort
5781 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672
(800) 253-4754
www.stowe.com

Stowe Mountain Resort provides the finest Burlington skiing experience because of the fine skiing opportunities that they have available. In fact, the top skiing publications consistently rank this resort as the number one resort on the East Coast. Stowe also has some of the most challenging trails out there because of the steepness of the trail, but also the various terrain that you encounter. National and Liftline are two of the hardest trails, but Goat and Starr are the most challenging. If you are not an expert skier you do not want to travel these trails because they are not groomed. Stowe also offers dog sled tours every evening at twilight. These tours cost around $160 plus tax per sled.

Mad River Glen
62 Mad River Resort Road
Waitsfield, VT 05673
(802) 496-3551
www.madriverglen.com

Located about 30 minutes from your Lincoln Bed and Breakfast, Mad River Glen is gaining more popularity. They are the only resort to still have an operating single chair lift, but the mountain itself provides a unique experience. Each year during winter Mad Glen receives about 250 inches of snow. The runs at Mad Glen are not very crowded because snowboarding is not allowed. All of the trails take their path from the contours of the mountain and they all converge into one area at the base of the mountain.

Killington Ski Resort
4763 Killington Road
Killington, VT 05751
(802) 422-3261
www.killington.com

Killington, which is only about 1 hour and 30 minutes away from your Lincoln Inn, is the largest ski and snowboard resort on the East Coast. Killington receives an average of 250 inches of snow each year, but 600 acres have to be covered with manmade snow. Due to its size Killington is able to offer skiers and snowboarders opportunities that they won’t experience anywhere else. The resort is made up of six mountains that are all interconnected, which allows many trails to cross into different terrain. There are 22 lifts, which includes two high-speed gondolas and five high-speed express quads. Snowboarders will enjoy the numerous terrain parks and the Superpipe that the resort has to offer.