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Smugglers' Notch Snowshoe Adventures

Experience the Fun of Snowshoeing in Vermont's Green Mountains!

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We do not allow uphill traffic on our ski trails during operating hours. Please use the designated snowshoe trails.

Nordic Ski & Snowshoe programs are condition dependent and will not always be offered. ALWAYS call ahead to check availability and book: (802) 644-1173.
Available December 9, 2022 - April 2, 2023

Come explore the beauty and variety of terrain on the Nordic Trails! We offer guided snowshoe treks for every interest and ability. Beaver Ponds, High Elevation, Survival, Evening Fireworks - our guided treks are a great way to learn more about the Vermont woods as well as master some more advanced snowshoe techniques.

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Snowshoe Lesson Treks

1 1/2-hour group lessons. Learn all the how-to basics of snowshoeing while delving into a variety of educational topics.

Vermont Experience - Easy
Sunday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore the quiet beauty of our wooded trails as you search for animal tracks, learn about local history and take in the scenery of the dramatic Vermont Winter landscape. $45 per person, equipment provided.

Winter Survival - Easy
Tuesday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Have you ever wondered what you might need to know to survive outdoors in the Winter? Learn some essential Winter survival skills and tips on how to provide food, warmth and shelter from the cold on this fun and adventurous trek. $45 per person, equipment provided.

Maple Snowshoe Trek - Easy
Thursday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Come learn about maple trees and the sugaring process as we snowshoe among the sugarwoods. $45 per person, equipment provided.

One of the most magnificent and interesting, yet elusive animals that makes this area its home, is the Black Bear. Learn more about the variety of habitat that a Black Bear might use during a yearly seasonal cycle, what types of plants and animals support these seasonal activities and why we hardly see them. $45 per person, equipment provided.

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Special Snowshoe Programs

Take snowshoeing to the next level. These treks are designed for hikers who want to explore more rugged and remote destinations.

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Snowshoe Adventure Dinner

Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Snowshoe Adventure Dinner is one of our most popular programs, a dramatic and delicious dining experience atop Sterling Mountain 18 & older please.

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High Elevation - Intermediate
Monday & Friday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ride to the top of the Morse lift, then explore the backcountry terrain of Morse Mountain as you descend. Expect to find deep snow, steep pitches and plenty of adventure. Best suited for ages 12+. Call the Nordic Center for more information. $48 per person, equipment and lift access provided.

Backcountry - Intermediate
Wednesday & Saturday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Explore the undisturbed Smugglers' Notch backcountry that few ever get to see. Put your snowshoes to the test with deep snow, untracked assents, and plenty of adventure. You'll get a completely unique look at the sheer beauty and majesty of the winter woods. Best suited for ages 12+. Call the Nordic Center for more information.$48 per person, equipment provided. Meets at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge.

Choose Your Own Adventure - Easy to Expert
Daily, by appointment.
Have more ideas? Great! We are excited to build private snowshoe treks around the interests of you and your family with our Choose Your Own Adventure program.

We can work with your group or family to custom build an adventure on either skis or snowshoes. Call for pricing, availability, and to design your experience!

Special Family Snowshoe Programs

These snowshoe treks are perfect for families with kids of all ages! Join us for these adventures as we have fun and explore the woods.

These snowshoe treks are perfect for families with kids of all ages! Join us for these adventures as we have fun and explore the woods.

Family Snowshoe Scavenger Hunt - Easy
Sunday, Thursday, & Saturday, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for a self-guided family friendly adventure. Strap on snowshoes, follow our clues and enjoy exploring our beautiful trails.

$10 per person, equipment included. Meet at the Nordic Center.

Fireworks and Snowshoes - Easy
Thursday 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Snowshoe adventures are even more exciting when you top off your trek by watching The Village fireworks light up the evening sky from your special vantage point. $35 per person, equipment provided.

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