Smugglers’ Notch Resort | Jan 19-22, 2018

Ticket Sales have closed.

The Ski Trip is open to all MIT graduate students and post-docs. The trip includes 3 days of skiing, boarding and frolicking. Smugglers’ Notch consists of three mountains (Morse, Sterling, and Madonna), and ranks among the finest ski resorts in New England with plenty of trails for all levels of skiing and boarding. A system of 8 lifts will take skiers and boarders from The Village and lodging area to 78 trails along the three mountains.

With forecasts of a snowy winter, we're super excited to bring MIT up to Smugglers’ Notch this year. So, save the date!

  • Eight lifts serving 78 trails across three mountains
  • Unlimited use of 28 km of cross-country and snowshoe trails
  • Free beginner lessons (limited, by lottery)
  • Free snowshoe and cross-country ski rentals for non-downhill skiers and boarders.
  • MIT exclusive dance party on Saturday Jan. 20th.
  • Drink tickets will be available for purchase.
  • Skiing and riding at a much sought after resort for a fraction of the regular price.
  • Special discounts on gear rental.
  • Discounted group lessons from beginner to expert levels
  • Free beginner lessons (limited, by lottery)
  • Free snowshoe and cross-country ski rentals for non-downhill skiers and boarders.
  • Indoor pool and hot tubs
  • Ice skating and tubing
  • Sunday night MIT pub trivia
  • Laser Tag (free for the first 200 registrees) and more at Smuggler's Notch new Fun Zone

Ticket Sales


  • $300 - Provide your own transportation
  • $360 - Bus transportation included


  • The first 200 registrees will receive a ticket for one free game of Laser Tag!!!
  • Tickets will go on sale Nov. 6th, 2017 for MIT graduate students and Post Docs

Rental Fitting and Payment

Rental Fitting will take place on Wed. Dec. 6th from 4-8pm and Thurs. Dec 7th from 10am-4pm on the 3rd floor of the student center (W20-301/302).

Trip dates:

Buses will leave Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 and return evening Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. We will keep adding more details to the Trip Itinerary page. Keep checking back!


  • ONLY grad students, post-docs and their guests are eligible.
  • ONLY those over 21 years of age are eligible (IDs will be checked at the bus).
  • ONLY those who have signed a waiver will be allowed on the bus. Waivers will be available at the Rental Fitting Session in early December.

Ticket Exchange Information

If you would like to try to buy, sell or exchange a ticket please email please fill out this form and we will contact you when a match arises:

  • Click here to fill out the form

    The team will then attempt to pair you with someone to exchange your ticket with. You will be responsible for the transfer of money. Once both parties have confirmed that money has been exchanged, the ski trip team will change the status on the website to reflect the exchange. (We make no guarantees about the availability of matching transfers).