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Encyclopedia > Bromley Mountain

Bromley Mountain is a mountain in the Green Mountains of southern Vermont, United States. It is located in Bennington County, seven miles to the east of Manchester, Vermont and just west of Peru, Vermont. It is a popular destination for such sports as skiing and snowboarding. Mount McKinley (Denali) in Alaska (USA) has the highest visible base-to-summit elevation on Earth (approximately 5400 metres). ... The Green Mountains may refer to: The Green Mountains in Vermont in the United States extending into southern Quebec in Canada. ... Official language(s) None[1] Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  Ranked 45th  - Total 9,620 sq mi (24,923 km²)  - Width 80 miles (130 km)  - Length 160 miles (260 km)  - % water 3. ... Bennington County is a county in the state of Vermont. ... Manchester, Vermont Manchester is a town located in Bennington County, Vermont. ... Peru, Vermont Peru is a town located in Bennington County, Vermont. ... Deep powder skiing An alpine skier Members of the US Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites), with metal edges, strapped to the feet... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


Founded by Captain Frederick Pabst (also the founder of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer), Bromley Mountain is the only southern facing ski mountain in all of Vermont, meaning that Bromley gets more sunshine than any other ski area in Vermont, giving it its nickname of "the Sun Mountain." Bromley is home to 44 different trails, and nine different lifts. While having a wide variety of trails ranging from easiest (green circle) up to an experts only (double black diamond) and everything in between. Bromley was rated number one in family programs in all of North America by SKI Magazine. Locals have their own little escape from "flatlanders" when the trail lines grow thick with "snow bunnies, sheep feet, and pink ladies" called the east side. This is where one can find such trails as Corkscrew, (Pabst) Panic and Peril, Blue Ribbon, Stargazer, and Havoc. The east side is accessible via a slower moving quad, thus keeping the more "spoiled" skiers away. Frederick Pabst (March 28, 1836 - 1904) was an American brewer, born at Nicholausreith, in Saxony, Germany. ... Pabst Blue Ribbon (colloquially PBR) is an American brand of beer with a long history and current popularity among the working classes and retro hipsters. ...


External links

  • Bromley Mountain site
  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Topographic map from TopoZone
    • Aerial image from TerraServer-USA
    • Surrounding area map from Google Maps
    • WikiSatellite view at WikiMapia
    • Location in the United States from the Census Bureau

 
 

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