Stratton Mountain Resort Snowboarding
The 3rd most popular snowboarding destination in Vermont.
Monday 3 December 2018 03:15 GMT
Northeast of Bennington, the Stratton Mountain Resort has 99 runs spread over 670 acres served by 10 lifts that accesses a maximum vertical descent of 2,000 feet. The runs have a level of difficulty ranging from 40% beginner to 35% intermediate to 25% advanced. Stratton is known by snowboarders for its quality snowpack with an average snowfall of 180 inches annually.
For the freestyle snowboarders in your crew, Stratton Mountain has six terrain parks spread over 45 acres. The main park is the Suntanner Terrain Park which has tabletops, rhythm sections and quarterpipes spread along the 3,000 foot length. It is accessed by the American Express lift. In addition, there are three beginner-specific parks, and a 380 foot long halfpipe. There is a 3,000 feet long terrain park with a 2,000 feet vertical drop.
After a long day of snowboarding at Stratton Mountain, the best bet for apres ski is Grizzlys at the base. For some nightlife action, try checking out Mulberry Street, Mulligans Pub and Red Fox at Bondville.
To reach Stratton from the south (NYC/Phili), head north on US87 toward Albany and use Exit #23. Follow US787 to SR7. Head east on SR7 which turns to SR7 at the Vermont border. Follow to Bennington and turn left continuing on SR7 heading north. In Manchester Center, take Exit #4 and turn right on SR11/30. Continue about 7 miles until SR30 splits to the right. Turn right onto SR30 heading south. Continue about 7 miles into Bondville. Directly after the 7-11 store, turn right onto Stratton Mountain Road. Stratton Resort is located about 4 miles up the road. Stratton Mountain Resort is located at 5 Village Lodge Road in Stratton Mountain, Vermont.
Overall, Stratton Mountain Resort is the 3rd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 12 snowboarding resorts in Vermont.