Middlebury College Snow Bowl, Hancock

#25 of 32 in Winter Sports in Vermont
Ski Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Middlebury College Snow Bowl is a ski area in Hancock, Vermont, 13 miles (21 km) east of Middlebury in the Green Mountains. The site has been owned and operated by Middlebury College since its first trails were cut in 1934. The Snow Bowl has 17 trails and 3 lifts, offering access to more than 110 acres (0.45 km2) of terrain. In 2006, it became the first carbon-neutral ski area in the United States.
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  • The Snow Bowl will never compete with the likes of Killington or Sugarbush, but as a fantastic place to spend the day skiing with family- it's well worth it. The terrain is varied and features a lot.....  more »
  • Some of the best tree skiing and riding in Vermont! Short and sweet, but the snow stays fresh all day if you know where to go. They could definitely improve on keeping the backside open more and...  more »
  • Great mountain with narrow winding trails, contrasting to the big ski areas around. The trails have varying steepness making for interesting runs. Not crowded at all!
  • The staff especially at the ski shop have very poor attitudes. The man who I assume runs the ski shop is extremely rude. 4 times I’ve been in the shop and every time he has had a major attitude with the customers.

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