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Mount Snow (2 x Giant Slalom)

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After a 16 year absence, NEMS is set, and very excited, to make our return to Mt. Snow. Located in southern Vermont, Mt. Snow is an easy drive for most major cities in New England. With 135 trails spread over 600 acres (601 to be exact) and a 1,700 vertical drop, it is easy to see why Mt. Snow is one of the most popular venues in the region. 

Race Info:

For race specific info please visit the following pages:

The Race Basics:

  • Date: Friday, Jan. 13th
  • Discipline: Giant Slalom (2 full races)
  • Race Fee: $90 (Includes Lift Ticket)
  • USSS License Required: No
  • NEMS Membership Required: No (See NEMS Membership Policy for more info)

Things to Consider:


Please take a moment to review the Mt. Snow Base Area Map. Registration will be held in the Main Base Lodge. There are plenty of FREE parking options available. There is also premium parking available in Lot A (directly next to Base Lodge). If you are planning on parking in the premium parking section, be sure to download the passport parking app

Mt. Snow Base Area Map


Where to Stay:

When it comes to lodging, Mt. Snow has you covered. There are a number of options to suit what you are looking for. Here are just a few recommendations on where to stay while at Mt. Snow. 

Mount Snow Lodging Options

Mount Snow has a variety of lodging options available via their website.


The Lodge at Mt. Snow (

Located just down the street from the base of the mountain, The Lodge at Mt. Snow offers a report like feel without the resort like price. The Lodge features 47 recently renovated rooms and amenities such an outdoor pool, an indoor hot tub, and complimentary breakfast. They also offer AAA and AARP discounts.

Kitzhof Inn (

Located a quarter mile from Mt. Snow, The Kitzhof Inn is a good option to consider while visiting for the races and/or camp. The Kitzhof Inn has multiple room options, which make it a good spot to consider if traveling with a few people. The inn also provides guests with a complimentary breakfast during their stay. 

Airbnb / VBRO Options 

There are no shortage of short term rental options around Mt. Snow. From condos to entire houses, if you are looking for something that isn’t a hotel or an inn, you will almost certainly find it on Airbnb or VRBO. 


If you are traveling from the South or the East, Brattleboro also offers some additional hotel options. Brattleboro is about 40 minutes from Mt. Snow, but is located directly off of Rt. 91 and has some great restaurants and breweries options to explore. 


Where to Eat:

If you are worried about dining options while at Mt. Snow, don’t be! There are a number of on and off mountain dining options to satisfy just about any culinary craving you might have. 

On Mountain

For a complete list of all Mt. Snow’s dining options click here



Dunkin & Starbucks - If getting in the start gate without your Dunks or Starbucks is a nonstarter for you, be sure to get your fix on the way to the mountain, or bring it with you. The closest Dunks and/or a Starbucks is 30 min away! 

Sticky Fingers Bakery (210 VT Rt. 100, West Dover, VT 05356)

If you are looking for something sweet to start your day, consider stopping by the Sticky Fingers Bakery, located 1.5 miles to the south on Rt. 100. Sticky Fingers Bakery is known for their cinnamon rolls so you might want to add this to your list. All of their pastries are made from scratch daily so you know they will taste amazing! 

Coffee Barn Cafe (319 VT Rt. 100, West Dover, VT 05356)

If you are looking for a quick breakfast, stop by the Coffee Barn Cafe. They serve everything from bagels and muffins to omelets and french toast. Oh, and if the name didn’t clue you in already, they definitely have your caffeine requirements taken care of as well. 

Betsey’s Dot’s of Dover (2 Mountain Park Plaza, West Dover, VT 05356)

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Betsey’s Dot’s of Dover has all of your food cravings covered. If you are looking for a traditional sit down breakfast then this is your spot.  

Apres or Dinner: 

Whether it’s a quick bite after a day on the slopes, or a solid dinner to end your day, there are plenty of great options around Mt. Snow to choose from.

Apres Ski

Dover Bar & Grill (319 VT Rt. 100, West Dover, VT 05356) 

If you’re looking for a no nonsense place to rehydrate after a day of slapping plastic on the slopes, this is your spot. 

Dinner - Casual

Last Chair Bar & Grill (267 VT Rt. 100, West Dover, VT 05356)

You can’t miss this bright red building and you definitely won’t want to miss their menu. If you want it, they likely have it. 

Dinner - Fine Dining

Two Tannery Road (2 Tannery Rd., West Dover, VT 05356) 

If refined, white tablecloth dining is your preference, you will want to make a reservation at Two Tannery Road. The menu is simply divine from start to finish. The building itself is also steep in history, being physically relocated from Marlborough, MA in the 1700s, the building was once owned by President Theodore Roosevelt’s family. 

Dinner - Farm to Table

Sawmill Bar & Table (7 Cross Town Rd., West Dover, VT 05356)

Unique and special are two words that come to mind when describing Sawmill Bar & Table. From their seasonal menu made with local ingredients, to the relaxing yet chic dining atmosphere, Sawmill Bar & Grill is sure to leave you full and with a great appreciation of all that Vermont has to offer. They also serve breakfast and host apres ski from 3-5pm in The Great Room & The Speakeasy. 

Dinner - Brewery

Snow Republic Brewing (33 VT Rt. 100, West Dover, VT 05356)

Vermont is known for many things and breweries is definitely one of them. If you are looking to visit a brewery, and grab some food as well, be sure to stop by Snow Republic Brewing. 


Things to Do:

While Mt. Snow might be the main attraction, there are still plenty of things to do for those who might not want to spend a day on the slopes. 

Vermont Distillers (7755 Rt. 9 East, West Marlboro, VT 05363)

Snowmobile Vermont (5570 Rt. 9, Woodford, VT 05201)

Mind Lock Escape Room (131 VT Rt. 100, West Dover, VT 05356)


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