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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.

Activity Refund Policy: A full refund will be given for any Resort activity (unless otherwise noted) if cancelled prior to 24 hours in advance.

Available December 15, 2023 - April 5, 2024

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.

Family Snowshoe Trek

Snowshoe Lesson Treks

10:00 am - 11:30 am
1 1/2-hour group lessons. Learn the basics of snowshoeing while delving into a variety of educational topics. $45 per person, equipment included. Included with your Winter Experience Package.
> Vermont Experience - Sunday
> Winter Survival - Tuesday
> Maple Snowshoe Trek - Thursday

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. Aged 4 & older. Preregistration required. Meet at the Nordic Center.

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. $48 per person, equipment and lift access provided. Ages 12 & older.

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Snowshoe Adventure Dinner

Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Snowshoe Adventure Dinner is one of our most popular programs, a dramatic and delicious dining experience atop Sterling Mountain 18 & older.

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Backcountry - Intermediate

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 & older. Call the Nordic Center for more information.$48 per person, equipment provided. Meet at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge.

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. Preregistration required. Meet at the Nordic Center.

Soup and Snowshoes

Saturday, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Enjoy a guided trek through the woods out to our cozy cabin, McGovern Lodge. Warm up and head back to the Nordic Center where you'll be met with a bowl of fresh, hearty soup.
$45 per person. Equipment provided. Trek begins on December 23, weather permitting. Preregistration is required.

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!
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