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BLUEBERRY HILL SKI TOURING CENTER
Address: 1307 Goshen-Ripton Rd, Goshen
Phone: 802.247.6735 or 800.448.0707
Web: www.blueberryhillinn.com
Email: info@blueberryhillinn.com
Hours: daily 9 am to 5 pm

The hill is at the foot of Romance Mountain, in the Green Mountain National Forest.

Number of Trails:75 km of groomed trails (classical and skating) within the 22,000 acres of the Mossalamoo Region of the Green Mountain National Forest
Rates:trail fees $20, $15 for teens 13 through 17 and seniors 60 and over
half-day $12, $10. Children 12 and under and seniors 65 and over ski free, and trail passes include free soup, served noon to 2 pm
Rentals:$16, $12 for children. Snowshoes available for $14, $10 for children
Instruction:group lessons $20, private lessons $45
season passes available

BOLTON NORDIC CENTER
Address: Rte 2 (Exit 10 off I-89), Bolton
Phone: 802.434.3444
Web: www.boltonvalley.com
Email: info@boltonvalley.com
Hours: daily 8 am to 4 pm

This full-service resort offers child care, dining, a sports center, a spa, and evening activities.

Number of Trails:100 km, 35 km groomed
Rates:call for details
Rentals:call for details
Instruction:call for details

CATAMOUNT OUTDOOR FAMILY CENTER
Address: Rte 2, Williston
Phone: 802.879.6001
Web: www.catamountoutdoor.com
Email: info@catamountoutdoor.com
Hours: Sun, Mon, Fri, and Sat 10 am to 5 pm; Tues through Thurs 10 am to 8 pm

The Outdoor Family Center at Catamount features professionally designed, groomed cross-country trails, snowshoe trails, an outdoor skating facility, and a sledding hill.

Number of Trails:35 km of trails, 20 km groomed, 20 km skating terrain
Rates:adults $18, seniors and teens 13 through 17 $7, kids seven through 12 $5
Rentals:adult skis $20, kids $10
showshoes $15
Instruction:group lessons $15

CRAFTSBURY OUTDOOR CENTER
Address: Off Rte 14, Craftsbury Common
Phone: 800.729.7751 or 802.586.7767
Web: www.craftsbury.com
Email: stay@craftsbury.com
Hours: daily 9 am to 5 pm

This center in northeastern Vermont is located on a high, rolling plateau and accumulates more natural snow than other areas. Also offers backcountry skiing through rugged terrain.

Number of Trails:135 km total, 85 km groomed, 85 km skating terrain, all connecting to the Catamount Trail. One-third each novice, intermediate, and difficult
Rates:adults $10 per day, children and seniors $5
Rentals:complete classic ski set $14, performance skis $20
Instruction:private lessons $30, $45 for two people

EDSON HILL MANOR
Address: 1500 Edson Hill Rd, Stowe
Phone: 802.253.7371 or 800.621.0284
Web: www.digitalfrontier.com/sites/edsonhillmanor/
Email: info@edsonhillmanor.com
Hours: daily 9 am to dusk

The manor is a 225-acre estate with riding stables. Its trails wind through forest and meadows and connect with the Catamount Ski Trail. Prices subject to change.

Number of Trails:40 km of trails that connect to those of Topnotch and Mount Mansfield, 25 km groomed
Rates:trail fees $12, children under 12 free with a paying adult
Rentals:skis or snowshoes $15, half-day $8 for snowshoes
Instruction:group lessons $10/hour, private lessons $20/hour. Three- and five-day room-and-ski packages available

HAZEN’S NOTCH ASSOCIATION
Address: 1423 Hazen's Notch Rd, Montgomery
Phone: 802.326.4799
Web: www.hazensnotch.org
Email: info@hazensnotch.org
Hours: weekends 9 am to 5 pm, and weekdays 9 am to 4 pm

Trails connect to the Catamount Trail. The resort is eight miles from the Canadian border.

Number of Trails:40 miles of groomed and marked trails, 31 trails total at varying levels of difficulty
Rates:trail fees $12 for adults, $5 for children
half-day $8 and $3
Rentals:skis $12 and $8 (half-day, $8 and $5)
snowshoes $10 and $8 (half-day $6 and $5)
Instruction:available by appointment

THE HERMITAGE
Address: 25 Handle Rd, West Dover
Phone: 877.464.3511
Web: www.hermitageinn.com
Email: hermitag@sover.net
Hours: daily 9 am to 4 pm

The inn is a converted 18th-century estate and is located between the downhill ski areas of Haystack and Mount Snow.

Number of Trails:50 km of trails, 30 km tracked, 20 km skating terrain
Rates:trail fees and ski rentals are each $18 for one day, $12 children. Intro package is $44 for lessons, rental, and trail fee
$33 for children
Rentals:included in trail fee. Snowshoe rentals are $15 per day, trail fee is included

HILDENE
Address: 1005 Hildene Rd, Manchester
Phone: 802.362.1788
Web: www.hildene.org
Email: info@hildene.org
Hours: daily 9:30 am to 4 pm, mid Dec through mid March, weather permitting

This was the home of Robert Todd Lincoln (son of Abraham Lincoln) and his family for 75 years. Call ahead for conditions.

Number of Trails:more than 14 km of trails available, with varying levels of difficulty
Rates:adults $12.50, youth $6
Rentals:rental package $15
Instruction:$14 group, $30 private, semi-private for two $50

KINGDOM TRAILS
Address: Rte 114 (Exit 23 off I-91), East Burke
Phone: 802.535.5862
Web: www.kingdomtrails.org
Email: info@kingdomtrails.org
Hours: daily 8 am to 4 pm; subject to change

A multiple-use, scenic trail system located in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.

Number of Trails:50 km of groomed trails at two locations, catering mainly to beginning to moderate skiers with plenty of skating available
Rates:call for details
Rentals:available at East Burke Sports in East Burke Village and Village Sports in Lyndonville
Instruction:available with reservation

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS CROSS COUNTRY SKI AREA
Address: 2363 Thundering Brook Rd (off Rte 4), Killington
Phone: 802.775.7077
Web: www.xcskiing.net
Email: basecampvt@mac.com
Hours: call for details

Mountain Meadows is located in the heart of the Green Mountains. Its snowmaking capacity allows it to have one of the longest ski seasons in New England.

Number of Trails:57 km groomed and mapped, 3 km of snowmaking trails
Rates:adults $19, half day $15
seniors $16, $13
children six through 12 $8, $6
children under six free
Rentals:adults $19, half day $15
children $9, $7
Instruction:group lessons $25, private lessons $50

MOUNTAIN TOP INN
Address: Mountain Top Rd, Chittenden
Phone: 802.483.2311 or 800.445.2100
Web: www.mountaintopinn.com
Email: info@mountaintopinn.com
Hours: daily 8 am to 4 pm

In addition to skiing, the inn offers sleigh rides, sledding, dogsledding, ice skating, and horseback riding.

Number of Trails:80 km over 1000 acres, 40 km groomed, 2 km covered by snowmaking
Rates:adults $20, juniors/seniors $16
Rentals:adults $20, juniors/seniors $16
Instruction:group lessons $20, private lessons $55

OKEMO VALLEY NORDIC CENTER
Address: 77 Okemo Ridge Rd, Ludlow
Phone: 802.228.1396
Web: www.okemo.com/okemowinter/ourmountain/nordic.asp
Email: info@okemo.com
Hours: weekdays 9 am to 4 pm, weekends and holidays 8:30 am to 4 pm

The cross-country trails at Okemo feature the varied terrain of the Black River Valley. On-site amenities include a Nordic shop and a full-service restaurant and pub.

Number of Trails:22 km for cross-country, 13 km for snowshoeing, and 8 km of skating lanes
Rates:adults $24, seniors/young adults ages 13 through 18 $20, juniors ages seven through 12 $18
Rentals:$20, equipment/trail pass combos available
Instruction:group lessons are $30, private lessons $60/hour

OLE’S CROSS COUNTRY SKI CENTER
Address: Airport Road, Warren
Phone: 802.496.3430 or 877.863.3001
Web: www.olesxc.com
Email: ski@olesxc.com
Hours: daily 9 am to 5 pm

Connected to Round Barn Cross Country Center. Full retail shop, snowshoe races, tours, night skiing, carnivals, moonlight tours, and sleds available for rent during winter season.

Number of Trails:12 total, 45 km of tracked and groomed trails of varying difficulty
Rates:adults $16, half day $13
juniors and seniors $13, $10
Rentals:adults $16, juniors and seniors $12
Instruction:adult group lessons $30, private $45
juniors and seniors $20, $35

PROSPECT SKI MOUNTAIN
Address: Rte 9, Woodford
Phone: 802.442.2575
Web: www.prospectmountain.com
Email: xcski@prospectmountain.com
Hours: daily 9 am to 5 pm

Season typically begins in mid-November, weather permitting.

Number of Trails:more than 30 km of groomed trails of varying difficulty, backcountry skiing also available
Rates:adults $20, children and seniors $17
subject to change
Rentals:call for details
Instruction:call for details

SMUGGLERS’ NOTCH
Address: 4323 Vermont Rte 108 S, Smugglers’ Notch
Phone: 802.644.8851, 800.451.8752, or 802.644.1111 for snow conditions
Web: www.smuggs.com
Email: smuggs@smuggs.com
Hours: daily 8 am to 4 pm

Telemarking and snowshoe tours and rentals available.

Number of Trails:30 km total cross-country, all groomed and tracked, and 24 km of dedicated snowshoe trails
Rates:adults $14, youths ages six through 17 $8
Rentals:adults $26, youth $25
Instruction:group lessons $45/90 min, private lessons $60/hour

STOWE MOUNTAIN RESORT CROSS-COUNTRY TOURING CENTER
Address: Rte 108, Stowe
Phone: 802.253.3000 or 800.247.8693 for lodging
Web: www.stowe.com
Email: info@stowe.com
Hours: daily 8:30 am to 4 pm

Offers 45 km of groomed trails and 30 km of backcountry terrain, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. Alpine ski tickets honored.

Number of Trails:35 km of groomed trails, 40 km of backcountry trails, two novice, three intermediate, and five advanced
Rates:weekdays and non-peak times: adults $18, half day $15
juniors and seniors $10, $7
weekends and peak times: adults $23, half day $19
juniors and seniors $13, $9
Rentals:weekdays and non-peak times: adults $25, juniors $16
weekends and peak times: $31, $20
Instruction:weekdays and non-peak times: group $30, private $72
weekends and peak times: group $38, private $90

STRATTON CROSS-COUNTRY CENTER
Address: Rte 30, Bondville
Phone: 802.297.2200
Web: www.stratton.com
Email: info@stratton.com
Hours: daily 9 am to 5 pm

Season opens Dec 22, weather permitting, and runs through April 1. The center also offers snowshoe tours on Wed and Sat for $30 (rentals included).

Number of Trails:70 km total, 30 km groomed, 20 km woodlands in the Sunbowl wilderness area
Rates:adults $15, teens 13 through 17 $13, juniors seven through 12 $10
subject to change
Rentals:adults $18, juniors $11
Instruction:none, but guided tours are available

THREE STALLION INN TOURING CENTER
Address: 665 Stock Farm Rd, Randolph
Phone: 800.424.5575
Web: www.3stallioninn.com
Email: info@threestallioninn.com
Hours: daily 9 am to 5 pm

The inn abuts the Montague Golf Club on Vermont’s White River and offers guests tennis and a fitness center.

Number of Trails:50 km, from novice to expert, 35 km tracked, 17 km skating terrain
Rates:donations welcome
Rentals:adults $22, children 12 and under $12, snowshoes $16
Instruction:beginner lessons available by appointment, rates vary
call 802.728.4480

TOPNOTCH
Address: 400 Mountain Rd, Stowe
Phone: 800.451.8686
Web: www.topnotchresort.com
Email: topnotch@topnotchresort.com
Hours: daily 8 am to 4 pm

Topnotch is a resort and spa with a trail system that links with Mount Mansfield’s and Trapp Family Lodge’s trails. Non-skiers can chill out at the spa, take a sleigh ride, or play indoor tennis.

Number of Trails:30 km, all groomed
Rates:adults $14, children 12 and under $8, guests ski free
Rentals:adults $20, kids $15
Instruction:beginner group lessons $25 (includes trail pass)

TRAPP FAMILY LODGE
Address: 42 Trapp Hill Rd, Stowe
Phone: 802.253.8511 or 800.826.7000
Web: www.trappfamily.com
Email: info@trappfamily.com
Hours: daily 8 am to 4 pm

The Austrian-style lodge, once owned by the family that inspired The Sound of Music, has a fitness center with an indoor pool, sauna, and workout room. It features the first cross-country ski center in the US, and the largest in Stowe.

Number of Trails:60 km of groomed trails and 100 km of back-country trails for every level
Rates:adults $22, seniors $18, juniors $14, children $5
Rentals:adults $25, children $15, performance set $30
Instruction:group lessons $20, private lessons $70

WOODSTOCK SKI TOURING AREA
Address: 14 The Green, Woodstock
Phone: 802.457.1100, 800.448.7900 for lodging reservations
Web: www.woodstockinn.com
Email: email@woodstockinn.com
Hours: daily 8 am to 5 pm

Part of the Suicide Six downhill area, which includes a sports center with pool, indoor tennis courts, squash courts, and Swedish massage. Suicide Six and the Woodstock Ski Touring Center are both part of the Woodstock Inn and Resort. Guests ski free Sun-Thurs.

Number of Trails:60 km total, groomed for both traditional and skate
Rates:adults $15, juniors $10
Rentals:12
Instruction:group lessons $25, private lessons $40