Vermont Snowshoeing Tips
VT Snowshoe Trail Etiquette
Snowshoeing has been prevalent in Vermont’s Green Mountains for over two centuries, and was once relied upon heavily as a means of travel throughout northern New England. Now, snowshoeing is an excellent recreation and an outstanding way for non-skiers to enjoy Vermont’s snowy winters. Vermont has some outstanding snowshoeing destinations and snowshoe tour operators. The businesses below specialize in Vermont Snowshoe Vacations. Ask us about VT Snowshoe vacations or share snowshoeing comments. To feature your business, contact us.
Vermont Snowshoeing Trail Tips
Smugglers’ Notch Vermont, America’s Family Resort
SMUGGLERS' NOTCH RESORT. At America's Family Resort, experience Mountain Resort Village living, award-winning children's programs, family activities, 3 big mountains of skiing and snowboarding, plus entertainment, dining, shopping, year-round Zipline Canopy Tours & more. Family Fun Guaranteed – Winter, Summer & Fall.
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The Wildflower Inn, Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851 | 802-626-8310
"Warm hospitality... the gardens are famous"Yankee Magazine. Have your picture-perfect Vermont getaway at this country inn with resort amenities on 570 acres in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. Spectacular mountain views and breathtaking sunsets. 24 charming rooms and suites, swimming pool, tennis, trails, horse-drawn wagon rides, spa, and sauna. Easy to get to from I-91 & I-93. Pet-freindly rooms available. See our Vermont vacation packages online.
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The Inn at Long Trail, 709 Rt. 4, Sherburne Pass, Killington, VT 05751 | 802-775-7181
Enjoy the charm and hospitality of Killington's most historic inn and ski lodge, serving skiers, hikers, and people who love the Vermont mountains since 1938! Offering country bedrooms and fireplaced suites.
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- When packing, remember to include a map, compass, water, food, first aid supplies, and a cell phone if you own one.
- Be sure to check the local weather forecast before starting out.
- Inspect your equipment before packing, and regularly on the trail.
- Tell a friend or family member where you are going and when you will return.
- Dress in layers to better insulate against the cold.
- Check all trail conditions for avalanche warnings, thin ice, and extreme weather conditions.
- Observe all posted signs and warnings, staying off closed trails and out of restricted areas.
- Use good judgment and respect all private property postings.
- Never litter – take out what you bring in.
- And, allow yourself plenty of time so you can fully enjoy this Green Mountain winter wonderland!