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BOLTON VALLEY, Vt. (Jan. 11, 2011) – Bolton Valley Resort <http://www.boltonvalley.com> , big mountain riding packed with value just 30 minutes from Burlington, enjoys its share of natural snowfall each year, and this season is no different. In the past three days, the family-friendly resort has received 17 inches of new snow, and ongoing snow showers as well as the potential for accumulative snow are in the forecast as well. The past week’s total tops out at two feet, just in time for the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend.

While it’s only early January, the resort has received nearly half of its average natural snowfall of 300+ inches, with the meat of the season-and snow-still to come.

Today 42 trails were open, accessed by 4 lifts. Conditions were packed powder and powder. For the complete snow report, skiers and riders should visit www.boltonvalley.com <http://www.boltonvalley.com> .

Bolton Valley Resort is Vermont’s most convenient big mountain for skiing and riding packed with value. Less than 10 minutes from I-89 and less than 30 minutes from Burlington, the family-friendly mountain offers skiers and riders of all abilities three mountain peaks with 71 trails and 6 lifts, plus 3 terrain parks including the Burton Progression Park.

Bolton Valley is one of only two ski resorts in the U.S. to implement wind power as an energy source and is the recipient of the National Ski Areas Association’s 2010 Silver Eagle Award for environmental initiatives. A complete Sports Center, outdoor ropes course, extensive back-country skiing and Vermont’s most extensive top-to-bottom night skiing and riding are just a few of the extras available to guests. All-inclusive, true ski-to-your-door lodging packages from $79/person/night. For more information visit www.boltonvalley.com <http://www.boltonvalley.com>  or call 877-9BOLTON.