Northeast of Bennington, the Stratton Mountain ski area has 90 runs open to snowboarding over 600 acres with a maximum vertical of 2,000 feet. There are 13 lifts which includes a 12 person gondola.
There is a 3,000 feet long terrain park with a 2,000 feet vertical drop.
For apres ski, check out Grizzlys and the Foggy Goggle. For nightlife, try Mulberry Street and Mulligans Pub.
To reach Stratton from NYC, NJ, PHILADELPHIA AND POINTS SOUTH, follow I-87 NORTH to Albany to Exit 23 for I-787. I-787 to Route 7 EAST. Rt. 7 becomes Rt. 9 EAST at Vermont border. In Bennington, Turn Left onto Rt. 7 NORTH. In Manchester Center, take Exit 4. Turn Right onto Rt. 11/30. Continue about 7 miles until Rt. 30 splits to Right. Turn Right onto Rt. 30 SOUTH. Continue about 7 miles into Bondville. Directly after the 7-11, Turn RIGHT onto Stratton Mountain Road. Stratton Resort is 4 miles up.
Overall, Stratton Mountain Ski Area is the 3rd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 12 snowboarding resorts in Vermont.