Sugarbush Resort opens on schedule for the 2012/2013 Winter Season

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 19 2012 - 11:13 AM

Warren, VT (November 16, 2012) – Sugarbush Resort officially begins its 2012/2013 season on Saturday, November 17th welcoming what is hoped to be a snowy winter ahead.

Early season snowfall totaling 9”, combined with Sugarbush’s powerful yet efficient snowmaking technology, allowed the resort to open as scheduled. Skiers and riders can take advantage of some 7 runs across 4.9 miles of terrain with 38 acres available all serviced by 2 lifts.

“Thanks to the hard work of our mountain operations team and snowmakers, we are poised to enjoy some great early season skiing and riding this weekend,” remarked Win Smith, President of Sugarbush Resort. “We’re looking forward to a long and very snowy winter.”

With limited terrain open at this early point in the season, ticket prices are $39 for everyone per day until more trails becomes available. Due to limited terrain and variable snow conditions, skiing and riding at this time is suggested for intermediate and advanced skiers and riders only.

ABOUT SUGARBUSH RESORT: With 2600′ of vertical, 111 trails, and more than 20 wooded areas on the trail map, Sugarbush Resort’s two mountains of Lincoln Peak and Mt. Ellen offer a true alpine experience for all levels of winter adventurers.

Sugarbush’s terrain variety includes gentle groomers, quiet glades, backcountry adventures in the Slide Brook Basin, and the extreme tests of Castlerock. Sugarbush also hosts a full-feature terrain park at Mt. Ellen, which was just named a “Top 5 Park in the East” by Transworld Snowboarding. Sugarbush’s legendary Ski & Ride School is offered at both mountains.

Sugarbush was rated by OnTheSnow.com as having the “Best Terrain in the Northeast” and as “Best Overall Resort in the Northeast” (2012), Ski Magazine said Sugarbush is “Vermont skiing at its best” (2011). and Outside Magazine called the area the “Best Ski Town in the East” (2010). For more information on Sugarbush, please visit www.sugarbush.com or on Facebook at facebook.com/Sugarbush.VT.

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