Cross-Country Skiing in Vermont

Quiet and calm with terrain for all abilities awaits

Cross-country skiing has deep roots in Vermont. Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe was the first cross-country ski center established in the Americas, and today, the sport flourishes in Vermont, from paths suitable for all ages and ability levels to backcountry ski trails that offer stunning views and the chance to truly escape. Many resorts offer equipment rentals, and some offer guided tours for an insider's view at Vermont's Nordic skiing scene.
Skiing the Catamount Trail


Vermont’s cross-country skiing trails offer beautiful views and a one-of-a-kind perspective on Vermont’s backcountry. Ski Vermont will help you find a trail so you can get exploring.

Greg Maino / Catamount Trail Association. http://catamounttrail.org/


Calling all adventure seekers: The Catamount Trail is a cross-country skiing trail that runs the entire length of the state.

Cross Country Skiing on a sunny day in Crafsbury

The Draw of Cross-Country Skiing at Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Cross-country skiing is a whole new way to enjoy the outdoors. With trails for all ability levels and the scenic beauty of the Northeast Kingdom, Craftsbury Outdoors Center has the goods.

Danny Davis snowboarding Stowe Forest


Exploring Vermont's backcountry can be one of the most rewarding ways to ski. Find backcountry zones and information about navigating the backcountry on skis from the Catamount Trail Association.

Rikert Nordic Center

Rikert Nordic Center Welcomes Athletes

The cross-country ski lifestyle offers the chance to appreciate solitude and the outdoors. Take in the views this season at Rikert Nordic Center.

Ski and Ride Snowboarders High Five at the Mountain Top


Whether you shred, carve, or pizza-turn down the slopes, Vermont has an experience for every level of skier and rider. Find the one fits your style on the slopes.