Available December 5, 2014 - April 12, 2015
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Winter Walking is included in all the Club Smugglers' Packages.
With so much beauty surrounding us, we can't help but come up with new ways for you to experience our Winter wonderland. Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts have long delighted in the beauty of Smugglers’ in Winter with spectacular vistas at every turn. That's what inspired our Winter Walking Program.
Not skiing or riding today? Join our skilled guides and discover the Wonder of Winter at Smuggs. No special skills required... just the desire to experience nature and the outdoors. Learn Winter weather walking techniques while being introduced to the Winter environment and heritage of the area.
Join us daily! We'll start our morning at 10:15 am in Teen Alley to introduce the Winter walking "topic of the day". Dress for the outdoors and for light to moderate outdoor exercise. For use during the program, we will provide Yaktrax to wear over your snowboots for improved traction in Winter, trekking poles and a daypack. Our Winter Walking program is best suited for individuals 18 and older. Please be prepared to show your Smuggs Pass
Explore the Notch Walk - Intermediate
Smugglers' Notch Pass, with its rich history as a smuggling route and its unique geological formations, will be our focus. Our trek will take us to the top of the Notch road where Winter recreation enthusiasts take advantage of the "no cars allowed" rule and the magnificent beauty of the Notch in the Winter.
Sunday & Friday 10:15 am - 12:00 noon
Winter Walking Village Intro Walk - Easy
A true four season sport, our guide will introduce you to walking in the Winter. Learn about what the resort has to offer as you explore the village on this walking tour. Enjoy the scenery, fresh air, good company and get some beneficial exercise as well!
Monday 10:15 am - 12:00 noon
Meadows in Winter Walk - Intermediate
All you ever wanted to know about the Smugglers' Notch Area and its natural history. We'll walk through snow-covered meadows and woods as you learn even more about local farming and logging activities in the area.
Tuesday 10:15 am - 12:00 noon
Country Road Walk - Intermediate
Enjoy the serenity of this scenic country road wike which will take you over a covered bridge and off the beaten path.
Wednesday & Saturday 10:15 am - 12:00 noon
Winter Wonderland Walk - Easy
Explore the ecology of the Winter woods as you traverse our woodland trails and country roads. Learn what woodland critters make their homes here and how they survive the Vermont climate.
Thursday 10:15 am - 12:00 noon
Please note: These programs may be modified or cancelled due to unfavorable weather conditions.
Our Winter Walking Program is included in all Club Smugglers' Packages.