Mad River Glen
No Snowmaking Here
Welcome to Mad River Glen, Vt., where the motto remains, "Ski It If You Can."
December snow squalls at Mad River Glen, Vt. Last summer, Mad River became the first ski area in the U.S. to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Brennan Severance enjoying a ride on Mad River Glens historic single chair. The original single chair was replaced by a new and improved single chair a number of years ago.
The top of the single chair. "Mad River Glen is like skiing in a museum," said Terry Barbour, the area's ski school director.
Two of Mad River Glen's most classic ski runs.
The ski areass trails were cut mostly by hand, without the use of dynamite and large machines, and without altering rock ledges and other natural features.
Ian Forgays negotiates one of countless ice flows peppering the terrain at Mad River Glen.
The Mad River Glen Freeskiing Team, representing the next generation of Mad River Glen skiers.
One of many views from the top of Mad River Glen, Vermont.
The author enjoying one of many great tree lines at Mad River Glen.