Bromley Mountain

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Bromley Mountain
Bromley Mountain
Bromley Mountain
Location Peru, Vermont, USA
Nearest city Manchester
Coordinates 43°13′40″N 72°56′19″W / 43.22778°N 72.93861°W / 43.22778; -72.93861 (Bromley Mountain)
Vertical 1,334 feet (407 m) [1]
Top elevation 3,263 feet (995 m)
Base elevation 1,956 feet (596 m)
Skiable area 178 acres (72 ha)
Runs 46
Longest run Pushover
Lift system doppelmayr, hall and sun kid
Terrain parks Halo, The garden, and Bonanza, Riglet Park for kids! (Special Events Only)

Bromley Mountain is a mountain in the Green Mountains of southern Vermont, United States. It is located in Bennington County, seven miles (11 km) to the east of Manchester, Vermont and just west of Peru, Vermont. It is a popular destination for skiing and snowboarding.

The Bromley Mountain resort was founded by Fred Pabst Jr., the son of the famous Captain Frederick Pabst, the founder of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer). It is home to 46 trails, including 6 glades and 3 freestyle terrain parks. Trails range from beginner to expert and are served by 10 lifts. Bromley was once rated number one in family programs in all of North America by SKI Magazine.

Due to its southern exposure, Bromley is known as "The Sun Mountain."[2] The Long Trail and Appalachian Trail go over the mountain.

Statistics[edit]

  • Important facts[3]
    • Year Opened: 1936
    • Number of Lifts: 9
    • High-speed quads: 1
    • Quad chairs: 1
    • Double chairs: 4
    • Surface lifts: 3
    • Uphill Lift Capacity: 10,806 skiers per hour
    • On Mountain Lodging: Bromley Village and Sun Lodge
  • Elevation
    • Base: 1,950 feet
    • Summit: 3,284 feet
    • Vertical drop: 1,334 feet
    • Longest run: 2.5 miles - Runaround
    • Snowmaking: 86%
  • Types of runs
    • Beginner: 32%
    • Intermediate: 37%
    • Advanced: 31%

Lodges[edit]

  • Base Lodge: located at the base and main entrance to the mountain, with ski shop, rentals, tickets, two cafeterias, the Boar's Head Restaurant and Bar, daycare, and ski and snowboard school desks
  • Kid's Cabin: located in the Learning Center near the Star Carpet, it houses a bathroom, hot chocolate machine, and water cooler

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bromley Mountain,VT". SnoCountry.com. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  2. ^ Sergey Ulitenok Bromley Resort – The Sun Mountain in Vermont Vertexpress May 04, 2010
  3. ^ "Mountain Facts". Bromley Mountain Ski Resort. Retrieved 2015-01-30. 

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