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Smugglers' Notch Snowshoe Adventures

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

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Whether you want to go for a short and leisurely stroll with the entire family alongside the frozen No-Name Brook, or hike deep into the sugaring woods where you can check out the maple sap lines and look for deer tracks, our Atlas Snowshoes will get you there.

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. 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.

Available December 10, 2021 - April 10, 2022

Weather permitting.
Family Snowshoe Trek

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.

Our Forest Heritage - Easy
Thursday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore Vermont's local history as you snowshoe through the fields and forests surrounding Smugglers'. Learn about the history of Vermont and it's forest animals, find the Black Bear's favorite Beech trees, discover signs of resident deer and moose. $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.

Snowshoe Trek

Special Snowshoe Programs

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

Beginners welcome.

High Elevation - Intermediate
Monday & Friday, 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Ride to the top of the Morse lift, explore the back country terrain of Morse Mountain and learn the history of Bacon's Run as you descend. Beginners welcome! $48 per person, equipment and lift access provided.

Backcountry - Intermediate
Wednesday & Saturday, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Explore the undisturbed Smugglers' Notch back country that few ever get to see. You'll get a completely unique look at the sheer beauty and majesty of the Notch formation from your vantage point below the Notch Road. $48 per person, equipment provided. Meets at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge.

Choose Your Own Adventure - Easy to Expert
Daily, by appointment.
Private snowshoe guided adventures.
$160 per hour, up to 4 people.

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, Tuesday, & Saturday, 3:00 pm - 4:00 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 for equipment. 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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