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#1 Overall Resort and #1 for Family Vacations (for the 15th year) - Eastern U.S. and Canada. Top ten rankings for overall satisfaction, service, value, lodging, snow, terrain variety & challenge, terrain parks, off-hill activities, scenery, weather, character and digital presence SKI Magazine 2014 Resort Guide Reader Survey 2013
Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor 2013
Green Mountain Award for Environmental Excellence - Green Up Program Vermont Ski Areas Association 2013
RCI Gold Crown Resort (since 1992) Resort Condominiums International 2013
Best of New England - Editors' Choice (mountain swimming pool category) Yankee Magazine 2013
Top 10 Family Resorts FamilyFun Magazine Travel Awards 2013
Best Mountain for Kids - Black Diamond of Excellence Awards Vermont Sports Magazine Reader Survey 2013
#1 for Family Programs (for 14th year!), top ski resort in Vermont and #3 in the East! Top ten rankings for value, overall satisfaction, off hill activities, snow, grooming, terrain variety & challenge, weather, scenery and character. SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2012
Ten Best Family Ski Resorts Family Vacation Critic 2012
#1 for Family Programs (13th year!) and #3 overall in the East. Top ten rankings for overall satisfaction, value, service, lodging, snow, terrain variety and challenge, weather, off hill activities, character and digital presence. SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2011
Top 20 Family Ski Destinations www.familyskihub.com 2010
#1 for Family Programs (for 12th year!), top ten rankings for terrain variety & challenge, value, service, lodging, off-hill activities, scenery and overall satisfaction SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2010
Fodor's Choice 2010 Recipient Fodor's Travel 2010
Top Ten Resorts for Teens www.familyvacationcritic.com 2010
#1 for Family Programs in the East, #1 for Overall Satisfaction and Lodging in the Eastern United States, and #1 for Service in Vermont! SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2009
Top 20 Family Ski Destinations www.familyskihub.com 2009
#1 Resort for Family Programs in North America - 10th year! SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2008
Best Ski Area in Vermont Seven Days Weekly Newspaper, Readers' Pick 2008
Visitors' Choice Award: Most Family Friendly Northeastern Resort www.onthesnow.com 2008
Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence - Carbon Footprint Reduction Governor James Douglas 2008
Top Country Resort in Annual "Top Ten Getaways for Tiny Travelers" Awards Family Travel Forum 2007
#1 Resort for Family Programs in North America - 9th year! SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2007
Fodor'sChoice 2006 Recipient Fodor's Travel 2006
Environmental Leader Designation Agency for Natural Resources 2006
Top Ten Resorts in East Skiing Magazine 2006
#1 Resort for Family Programs in North America - 8th year! SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2006
#1 Resort Overall in the Eastern US, #1 for Service and Lodging SKI Magazine Reader Survey 2006
Top Ten Eco-Ski Resorts Plenty Magazine 2005
Best in the East for Families North American Snowsports Journalists Association 2004
#1 Resort for Family Programs in North America SKI Magazine 2003
Top Snow Resort for Families
Annual "Top Ten Getaways for
Tiny Travelers" Awards
Family Travel Forum 2003
Children's Ski School of the Year The Good Skiing and Snowboarding Guide, UK 2003
Silver Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence in Water Conservation SKI Magazine 2003
Readers' Choice Award Burlington Free Press 2003
Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence - Energy and Water Conservation Governor James Douglas 2003
#1 Resort for Family Programs in North America SKI Magazine 2002
"Best of the Best" Environmental Award Efficiency Vermont 2002
#1 Family Resort in the Northeast FamilyFun 2002
#1 Resort for Family Programs in
North America
SKI Magazine 2001
#1 Family Resort in the Northeast
FamilyFun 2001
Reader's Choice Award Burlington Free Press 2001
Environmental Partner Designation Agency for Natural Resources 2001
Community Excellence Award to
Peter Ingvoldstad,
Snow Sport University Director
Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce 2000
#1 Resort in North America for Family Programs SKI Magazine 2000
#1 Family Resort in the Northeast FamilyFun 2000
Family Resort of the Year in North America The Good Skiing and Snowboarding Guide 2000, U.K. 2000
#1 Resort in North America for Family Reunions Family Tree Magazine 2000
Reader's Choice Award Burlington Free Press 2000
Local Community Business Award for 1999 VT Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services & Foster Parent Association March 1999
Best Family Area Vermont Magazine Feb. 1999
#1 Family Resort in North America SKI Magazine 1999
#1 Ski Resort in New England
and #2 in the Northeast
Condé Nast Traveler
(Readers' Poll)
1998
Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence - Pollution Prevention Governor Howard Dean 1998
#1 Ski resort in the East
Top 10 in North America
#1 in the East for Customer Service
#1 for Children's Programs in North America
#1 Ski School in North America
Top Reservationists
Mountain Sports & Living
(formerly Snow Country)
Sept. 1998
Reader's Choice Award Burlington Free Press 1998
Eastern Division Outstanding Alpine Ski Patrol of the Year Award National Ski Patrol Sept. 1998
Caddy Brooks Award for Business Acumen And Community Volunteerism Lamoille Economic Development Council Sept. 1998
Deane C. Davis
Outstanding Vermont Business
of the Year Award
Vermont Chamber of Commerce May 1998
Family Friendly Travel Award Family Fun April 1998
Great Family Resorts Parents Magazine April 1998
Best Ski Areas for Families Boston Magazine Jan. 1998
Best Family Resorts SKI Magazine Jan. 1998
Best Family Ski Resort Family Travel Network(AOL) Dec. 1997
Best Ski Resort for Families Travel & Leisure Dec. 1997
The Best Place for Women with Children Skiing for Women Winter 1997
#1 for Family Programs SKI Magazine Oct. 1997
#1 in North America for Ski School Snow Country Sept. 1997
#1 in North America for Children's Programs Snow Country Sept. 1997
#1 in North America for Lodging Snow Country Sept. 1997
#1 in North America for Family Snow Country Sept. 1997
Readers' Poll Snow Country Sept. 1995
National Ski Area Design Awards
Honorable Mention for Mogul Mouse's
Magic Lift and Magic Learning Trail
Snow Country Sept. 1995
Readers' Poll Snow Country Sept. 1994
Readers' Poll Snow Country Sept. 1993
Overall Excellence in Community Service and Commission Project Design for Recycling and Composting Project Lamoille County Planning June 1993
30 Favorite Family Resorts Better Homes & Gardens May 1993
Premiere Property Award
(Resort and Commercial Recreation Association)
RCRA 1992
Environmental Action Certificate for Recycling Lamoille Reg'l Solid Waste Management 1991
50 Favorite Family Resorts Better Homes & Gardens May 1990
Family Resorts of the Year Award Family Circle Readers Nat'l 1991/92
Reg'l 1990
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