Bolton Valley Resort

Facts and Figures (2011-2012)

BOLTON VALLEY, VT (10/1/2011) -

Bolton Valley is Vermont’s most convenient and affordable big mountain experience. Bolton Valley Vermont is a unique, high mountain alpine ski village surrounded by over 5,000 pristine acres. At Bolton Valley, Vermont the recreational opportunities are as numerous as the views are spectacular. Whether the interest is skiing or snowboarding, telemark or Nordic, backcountry or night skiing, Bolton Valley has it all in abundance. Bolton Valley is one of only three ski resorts in the U.S. (second in the nation, first in Vermont) to implement wind power as an energy source and is the recipient of the National Ski Areas Association’s 2010 Silver Eagle Award for Excellence in Energy Conservation/Clean Energy.

Bolton Valley is conveniently located less than 30 minutes south of Burlington, Vt. and the Burlington International Airport. From points south, the access road is just 10 minutes from Interstate 89.

Driving Time From:
Burlington, Vt. Less than 30 minutes
Montpelier, Vt. 30 minutes
Montreal, QC 2 ½ hours
Boston, Mass. 3 ½ hours
Springfield, Mass. 3 ¼ hours
Albany, N.Y. 3 ¾ hours
Ottawa, ON 4 ½ hours

Contact Information
4302 Bolton Valley Access Road
Bolton Valley, Vt. 05477
24-Hour Snow Report: (802) 434-SNOW
Lodging & Reservations: 802-434-3444
Web Address:

Average Snowfall: 300+ inches annually

Season: Early December to Early April

Slopes & Trails
300 acres of trails and glades
70 Trails
36% Easier
37% More Difficult
27% Most Difficult
Vertical Drop: 1,704 feet
Summit Elevation: 3,150 feet
2 Base Areas: Main Mountain & Timberline
3 Interconnected Mountain Peaks

Lifts: 6, including 2 quads, 3 doubles, and 1 surface lift

Lift Operations
Monday & Tuesday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday - Friday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 8:30 - 8:00pm
Sunday 8:30 - 4:00pm

Terrain Features
3 Terrain Parks, including the Burton Progression Park
Vermont’s Most Extensive Night Skiing and Riding

All accommodations at Bolton Valley are ski-to-your-door or slopeside lodging
The Inn at Bolton Valley
The Inn at Bolton Valley, located slopeside and in the heart of the base area village complex, offers 60 traditional hotel rooms.
Suites and Condominiums
Suites featuring Studio, 1 Bedroom and 2 Bedroom accommodations, and Condominiums featuring 1 bedrooms – 4 bedrooms are also available and offer ski & stay packages. Packages include lift ticket and access to the Bolton Valley Sports Center.

On-Mountain Dining Options
Fireside Flatbread
Located in the base lodge, this family-friendly dining options offers specially-prepared flatbread pizza cooked inside a giant clay oven. Beer, wine and soft drinks served.
James Moore Tavern
Located on the top floor of the Base Lodge, this cozy Pub offers a great view, a warm fireplace, and live entertainment on weekends. Not to mention 18 beers on tap--including a selection of local brews. Signature soups, fried ravioli, in-demand angus burger, are just a sample from the menu. The Tavern is open 3 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday - Thursday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday - Sunday all season long.
Bolton Valley Deli & real deal Vermont General Store
Last minute supplies, cold beer, great sandwiches, baked goods, wine & cheese, Nantucket Nectars, Pepsi products, and cold-cuts are just a few of the items available. The Deli is Bolton’s hub: get the scoop over a hot cup of Green Mountain coffee, leave a message, order firewood, or grab a snack.
Waffle Cabin
Conveniently located slope-side of the base-lodge. This ski-in, ski-out eatery features some of the tastiest waffles you will ever have the pleasure of passing by your lips.
Sports Center Bar
Conveniently located right in the Sports and Nordic Center. Enjoy snacks and hot drinks or a cold beer after a day of Nordic fun.

Bolton Valley Ski and Snowboard School
The Bolton Valley Ski and Snowboard School offers private and group instruction for all ages and ability levels.
Lesson categories include:
- Kids Group Lessons
- Homeschool Program
- Season-Long Ridge Runner Program
- Private Children and Adult Lessons
- An After-School program
- Telemark Lessons
- Burton Learn to Ride Program
- Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports for people with disabilities

Alpine Racing Program
The Bolton Valley Race Club programs are designed with the young athlete's long term development in mind. The goal is to help skiers compete to the best of their ability and to instill a healthy competitive drive with a love of the sport in a fun atmosphere. Mini Racers, the Development Program, BVRC Full Memberships, and a High School Training Program are geared toward appropriate age and/or ability levels.

Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing
The Nordic Center offers guided tours, lessons and rental equipment so guests can enjoy some of the best Nordic Skiing and Snowshoeing in New England. Bolton's 88 kilometer Nordic trail system offers terrain for skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts of all levels, with 26 kilometers of groomed trails. The Center’s high elevation terrain is a magnet for an abundance of natural snowfall each year as well.

The Bolton Valley Sports Center & Indoor Amusement Center
The Sports Center houses a heated indoor pool, hot tub and sauna. The cardio area in the Sports Center includes a treadmill. The weight area includes both free weights, and several universal machines.
Inside the field house is a basketball court and after a workout or day of skiing guests may enjoy the on site sports bar and game room. The game room includes a Pool Table, Air Hockey and video games plus bounce houses. An additional cardio area is located in the base area next to the Deli for workout convenience when staying in the Village. The cardio area includes a stair climber, elliptical, rowing machine, upright and recumbent bikes.