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Skiing & Snowboarding

As the only ski­-in, ski­-out luxury mountain lodge to open in the northeast in more than half a century, Stowe Mountain Lodge, at the base of Stowe Mountain Resort, furthers the area's designation as the ski capital of the East.

Explore all that you and your whole family can enjoy while on your Stowe, Vermont ski vacation. We'll help you find the ultimate cross-country ski trail, the best powder runs and the most daring terrain parks for the entire family to make memories that will last for years to come.


Snowshoe Adventures

Join our guides for a winter wonderland trek as you snowshoe to different Stowe, Vermont destinations in search of your adventure. Experience a glittery starry night at the top of Smugglers Notch. Bask in the glow of the moon on open terrain. Hunt for a frozen waterfall buried in the forest. All tours average 2 hours in length and include Hot Apple Cider or Hot Cocoa. Morning, afternoon, and evening tours are offered.


Ice Skating

Enjoy beautiful outdoor skating right in the heart of Spruce Peak Village! Skate rentals available. 


Spruce Village Rink

Explore the various shopping and dining outlets right outside the Stowe Mountain Lodge lobby! Discover all there is to experience right here in Spruce Peak Village.


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Horseback Trail Riding

Your trail ride will take you on a relaxing, serene tour through the hardwoods, on into a grove of Blue Spruce and then through the pristine open pastures. Views of Mount Mansfield will encompass you and take your breath away during this quintessential Vermont outing.
Duration: 1 Hour, plus 45 minute transportation each way
Times: Based on advanced reservations
Maximum Riders: Call for group availability
Cost: $50 per person


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Ice Climbing

For the true adventurer, experience ice climbing for the first time on an incredible tour with Sunrise Mountain Guides. The focus will be on climbs for every ability level. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are new to the sport, focusing on safety, communication, technique and a variety of equipment. All equipment included.


Dog Sledding

Daytime dogsled tours are run on trails that flow over rolling terrain through gorgeous views for a total of five miles. Heading out to a remote lake, Little Elmore, and back to our starting area, guests will be thrilled on this two hour outing. You'll have time to meet the dogs, get situated in the sleds, get the dogs hooked up, and enjoy this 45 to an hour run. Afterward, you can take time to pass out treats to the dogs and enjoy a complimentary hot chocolate or tea.
Evening dogsled rides depart from the Inn at the Mountain near the base of the Toll Road. The trail is over rolling terrain and is a total of three miles through a combination of former cross­-country trails and current alpine trails. 


Sleigh Rides

Experience Vermont as it was meant to be, in a two-horse open sleigh!

As the snow begins to fall, think about how wonderful it would be to ride in a horse drawn sleigh! Relax with your loved ones and experience the beauty of Vermont, from the snow-capped balsams, to views of Mount Mansfield, all from the comfort of your private sleigh.


Sleigh Ride

Come experience the mountains and streams that Vermont is known for.
You're the driver as your guide leads you through pristine forests along marked trails to breathtaking views on a one-of­-a­-kind experience. Discover exhilaration and excitement in a friendly and safe environment in the heart of Vermont's beauty. Private tours provided by experienced guides.

All guides are professionally trained and will provide instructions on proper snowmobile operation and safety. Contact the Alpine Concierge at 802.760.4796 for more details!


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Cross Country Skiing

The Cross Country Center at Stowe Mountain Resort features nordic skiing and snowshoe hiking. Hours of operation are 8:30am to 4:30pm daily throughout ski season.

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