J2Ski USA J2Ski logo
°F / in / ft / miles°C / cm / m / km

Mad River Glen

Mad River Glen Ski Resort Guide

Mad River Glen, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift3,642ft
Resort Height1,608ft
 Nearest AirportsBurlington and Chico Muni
Free Snow Reports by e-Mail  Sign Up Here

Mad River Glen

The American ski resort of Mad River Glen is at an altitude of 1,608ft.


Mad River Glen has direct access to 44 marked pistes, served by a total of 4 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Mad River Glen offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Mad River Glen is 4 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mad River Glen?

The next notable snow forecast is 2in, expected on 14 February.

See our long-range Snow Forecast for the latest update, or   Join our Snow Mail Here

Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Mad River Glen

Ski Area Stats

Mad River Glen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Mad River Glen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,642ft
Lowest Trail1,608ft
Resort Altitude (Mad River Glen)1,608ft
Max Vertical2,034ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mad River Glen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Mad River Glen?

This ski resort is in Trinity, California, United States.


Tap Show Map in Full Screen for Full-Screen, or see J2Ski's Resort map, showing Hotels and Ski Shops.

How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Mad River Glen is Burlington, 45 minutes drive away.

Chico Muni airport is also within three hours drive.

Burlington is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The four ski lifts are able to uplift 3,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 3 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Mad River Glen open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Mad River Glen