Questions About Winter Rendezvous
  • What will it cost for lift tickets using the Winter Rendezvous discount voucher?
    LIFT TICKET FEES FOR Winter Rendezvous Participants (It pays to be registered!)
    1-day = $44
    2-day = $88
    3-day = $132
    4-day = $176
    5-day = $220

  • What will it cost for equipment rental using the Winter Rendezvous discount voucher?
    Winter Rendezvous participants will receive a 25% discount at the Mansfield or Spruce Peak rental shops on single or multi-day equipment rentals. The 25% discount is off of the retail rental rates and is valid for a full ski or snowboard package. Please follow the attached link to see the retail rates for 2014-2015. Click Here

    *THE ABOVE RATES ARE EXCLUSIVE TO REGISTERED WR PARTICIPANTS ONLY* Evolution Stowe Card Info: Guests will be charged a one-time $5.00 Evolution Stowe Card Fee when they turn in their voucher. The Evolution Stowe Card uses RFID technology to grant hands-free access to lifts and replaces the traditional lift ticket. Guests may keep their Evolution Stowe Card to reload for future visits to Stowe Mountain Resort.

  • If I just want to attend some of the events, what would each one cost?
    You may purchase indivual tickets online for each event cost is $40 per event. OR at the door. $50 CASH ONLY. in most cases it is less expenisve to purchase a WR package
  • If I'm registered for the Weekend Package will I be able to attend events or SKI Wednesday, Thhursday or Friday?
    NO, Ski Saturday and Sunday Only. The weekend pass starts 5 pm on Friday @ the Giant Apre Ski Indoor Pool Party at Trapps Family Lodge is the 1st event for Weekend packages. Weekend lift ticket discount vouchers are ONLY valid Saturday and Sunday. You may want to consider upgrading to a full package for an additional $20 before Jan 16. You may pay at the door for Wed and Thu, see prices above.

  • Will I receive a package in the mail? What should I do when I arrive in Stowe?
    Yes, you will receive a ticket in the mail. You will receive a confirmation receipt via email when you register online. You must bring your ticket to registration

  • How do I Check in for Winter Rendezvous?
    When you arrive Stowe go to Winter Rendezvous registration table inside the bldg. There you will check in and receive, lift ticket discount vouchers, and credentials for all the events.

  • How do I get my discount vouchers for lift tickets?
    See Question #5 You will take your Winter Rendezvous discount voucher to the Stowe Mountain Resort to redeem

  • What should I do when I get to Stowe?
    See Question #5

  • What hours will the Winter Rendezvous registration be open?


  • What if I arrive and have not registered for Winter Rendezvous
    CLICK HERE TO REGISER NOW with a major credit card OR Papal account.
  • May I have someone else pick up my Winter Rendezvous lift ticket discount voucher and credentials at registration desk?
    NO you may not. You must pick up and sign for your Winter Rendezvous packet in person. Please bring proper ID.

  • I purchased the Weekend Package. Is my discount lift ticket voucher good for Wed, Thu, and/or Fri?
    NO, your discount voucher will only be valid on Saturday and Sunday. You will need to up grade to a Full package.

  • May I upgrade to a Full Package when I arrive Stowe?
    Yes, you may upgrade at the Winter Rendezvous Registration Table at the StoweFlake Resort. The cost is $25.00 (cash only).
  • How do I find a roommate?
    If your looking for a roommate please give us a call. We will make every attempt to accommodate you. You may also want to post the FB Winter Rendezvous page

  • How do I get on the Winter Rendezvous mailing list?
  • How do I get there (Stowe) from here?
    As the local joke goes; "If I were going to Stowe, I wouldn't start from {wherever you are}..." Actually, Stowe is easily reached by car. Train and bus services are available into Waterbury, only 20 minutes from Stowe. Jet air service into Burlington International airport is only 40 minutes away, while the Stowe-Morrisville airport for smaller craft is 7 miles north of Stowe village. Rental cars and taxis are available in Burlington, Waterbury and in Stowe. If you plan on driving, follow these directions:
    From Boston take I-93 65 miles north to Bow, N.H. Take I-89 120 miles north to Exit 10 in Waterbury, Vermont. Take a right off the exit and follow Rt. 100 north 10 miles to Stowe.
    From Hartford, New York, Philadelphia, Washington and points south, take I-95 to I-91 North in Hartford. Take I-91 through Massachusetts into Vermont. At White River Junction, take I-89 north 61 miles to Exit 10 in Waterbury. Take a right off the exit and follow Rt. 100 north 10 miles to Stowe.
    From Albany take I-87 north to Exit 20 at Glens Falls. Take 149 to Fort Ann, Rt. 4 north to Fair Haven, Rt. 22A north to Vergennes, Rt. 7 North to South Burlington, I-189 to I-89, then I-89 south to Exit 10 in Waterbury. Take a left off the exit and follow Rt. 100 north 10 miles to Stowe.
    From Montreal take Rt. 10 east to Rt. 133. Take Rt 133 south to the U.S. border. Take I-89 south to Exit 10 in Waterbury. Take a left off the exit and follow Rt. 100 north 10 miles to Stowe.
    From Toronto take Trans Canada Highway 401 east to Cornwall Head south from Cornwall, cross the St. Lawrence River and the U.S. border and pickup Rt. 37 south to Malone. Take Rt. 11 North to Rouses Point. Cross the bridge over Lake Champlain and pickup Rt. 78 in Alburg. Continue along 78 to Swanton and then take I-89 south to Exit 10 in Waterbury. Take a left off the exit and follow Rt. 100 north 10 miles to Stowe.
  • How long does it take to get to Stowe by car?
    That depends on where you start. Consider the following:
    Albany 3.5 hrs
    Boston 3.5 hrs
    Buffalo 8.5 hrs
    Hartford 3.5 hrs
    Montreal 2.5 hrs
    NYC 6.5 hrs
    Ottawa 4 hrs
    Philadelphia 8 hrs
    Toronto 8 hrs
    Washington D.C. 10 hrs
  • What is the closet airport to Stowe?
    The Burlington International airport (BTV) is located 40 min from Stowe.

  • How do I get from the BTV airport to the Stoweflake hotel?
    You may rent a car at the airport or use the one of the van services. Pegs Taxi or The Blazer (802) 253-0013. (Note: It is cheaper to rent a car)

  • Should I rent a car?
    You should consider the idea, things are spread out in stowe, you will want to go off-site for dinner, shopping, etc... The cost of a 5 day economy rental is about the same price of the van service.

  • What is the difference between the Weekend Package and the Full Package?
    The Weekend package includes a discounted lift ticket voucher valid Saturday and Sunday only as well as passes to all activities starting at 4:00 pm on Friday. The Full Package includes a discounted lift ticket voucher valid Wed - Sun, passes to all events, including Wed Opening party at the Matterhorn, Thursdays Pizza Party on the Mountain and Comedy Night.

  • Whats the current weather in Stowe, VT?
  • Who is scheduled to perform at Winter Rendezvous 2014?
  • May I purchase tickets for the events and Live entertainment, if I'm unregistered?
    Yes, You may purchase indivual tickets online for each event cost is $40 per event. OR at the door. $50 CASH ONLY.

  • May I register for Winter Rendezvous when I arrive Stowe?
    Yes, we will make every attempt to accommodate you. Please know there will be a surcharge for on-site registration, events may be SOLD OUT. We strongly encourage you to pre-register for the event.

  • Which scheduled activities must I sign-up for and or book in advance?

    Dog Sledding YOU MUST BOOK DIRECTLY WITH Umiak Outfitters call 802 253-2317 Thurday and Saturday 5:00 -8:00 pm BOOK IN ADVANCE
    Group Buffet Dinner at the Host Hotel the Stoweflake Resort Saturday 7:00 pm RESERVATION REQUIRED
    Spa Treatments at the StoweFlake Resort and Spa ADVANCED BOOKING STRONGLY SUGGESTED Call 802 760 1098
  • What if I'm a non-skier?
    No problem. there is plenty to do for non-skiers, and we have special discounted packages for non-Skiers. Many come for the social aspect, the entertainment, or winter activities other then skiing, there are plenty to choose from. You will not be board!

  • What is the general make-up of the winter Rendezvous group?
    The folks attending Winter Rendezvous are from all walks of life, predominantly gays & lesbians, of all ages, from New England and beyond, bears, young urban professionals, cowboys and cowgirls. As well as friends, family, and any other open-minded, fun loving, gay friendly person who cares to join the fun. We do require you bring a sense of humor and positive attitude. In general we do not discriminate, unless of course you are a republican, liberal democrat with a freak flag, or you happen to look funny.
  • How do I register? If you prefer not to register online you may send a check or money order payable to Winter Rendezvous. Mail to Winter Rendezvous, 50 Victory Road, Boston, MA 02122-2628.
  • What about trip insurance?
    Trip insurance is strongly recommended. There are several companies which offer trip insurance. Be sure to read the terms & conditions of your policy. Travel Guard International is one company you may consider. Our clients have had good experiences with Travel Guard. MJW Adventures is not in any way affiliated with any trip insurance company and will not assume any liability.
  • What if I did not find an answer to my question?
    Feel free to call us at 617 504 3131
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