The Largest Skiable Resort East of the Rockies
Spread across no less than 8 interconnected mountain peaks, Sunday River features 167 runs and is famed for having the most dependable snow in the Eastern seaboard. Perfect for your school ski trips, Sunday River delivers mountains of possibilities for beginner to enthusiastic intermediate as every peak offers easy routes down. There are also some double-neck diamond runs for the more adventurers students and teachers!
This resort was handpicked by inspireski for its suitability to host schools for a number of reasons. Firstly there is doorstep skiing accommodation with their famous efficient American hospitality. Secondly the geopgraphy works with Boston just a 4hr drive away so ideal for a City stopover at the beginning or end of your trip. And finally all abilities can develop and have a wonderful experience at this resort – you can ski Sunday River for days and never repeat a run.
There’s a choice of local restaurants and the White Cap entertainment centre has video games and music. Bethel town is just a few miles away for further apres ski fun!
Why not add to your stay with a City Stopover in New York or Boston!
Resort Height 800ft
Vertical Drop 2,340ft
Highest Lift 3,140ft
No. of Lifts 16
No. of Trails 167
Easy Runs 33%
Medium Runs 36%
Difficult Runs 31%
Acres of Piste 668
Longest Run 1.4miles
Average Snowfall 167 inches
Flight time 7hrs
Transfer times 3.5hrs from Boston
Jordan Grand Hotel *****
One of the flagship hotels in Sunday River and set in the most spectacular mountain location in New England. The Jordan Grand offers excellent slope-side accommodation which is generally rarely available for school groups. Located at the end of the resort you can take well linked shuttle buses or lifts to the South Ridge base lodge. The hotel is luxurious and has an impressive outdoor heated pool, making it a firm favorite for school groups.
- Rooms sleep 4 students sharing 2 queen/double/pull down/sofa beds
- Games room, meeting room
- Outdoor heated pool
- Sauna, steam room, hot tub and fitness centre
- Buffet breakfast and evening meals
- Ski in-out resort shuttle provided
Snow Cap Inn ****
The Snow Cap Inn combines all the charm of a cosy New England lodge with the convenience of a short walk to the slopes, although a free shuttle service is also provided. Relax and cosy up after a busy ski day in the fireside lounge.
- Rooms sleep 4 students sharing 2 queen/double beds
- All rooms en-suite with TV and telephone
- Outdoor hot tub (adults only)
- Meeting rooms
- Buffet breakfast and dinner taken at the adjacent Youth Lodge
- 2 minute shuttle ride to the slopes.
Snow Cap Youth Lodge ***
The Youth Lodge is directly adjacent to the Snow Cap Inn and offers what is rarely found in North America, namely single beds for students in the form of built in wooden bunk beds. It has a large lounge screen with a central fireplace and big screen.
- Rooms sleep 5-8 students in bunk beds
- Rooms have private facilities
- Games/meeting room
- Buffet breakfast and dinner taken in-house
- 2 minute shuttle ride to the slopes