Stowe Mountain Resort

Cross Country Ski Center

OPERATING STATUS: Closed for snow sports for the season.

Sunday, April 6th was our last day of operations for the 2014 winter season.  We would like to thank all of our many visitors for choosing to share some spectacular conditions with us this year. All of the staff at the Center look forward to returning for another season of superior guest service, and wish everyone all the best this summer.

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Trail Fees


After 1pm

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Adult $25 $21 $18
Child (6-12) $14 $11 $10
Senior (65+) $14 $11 $10

Cross-Country Season Access

Valid every day of the 2013/14 Nordic season. No blackout dates. Includes: RESORT PACKAGE

Adult $235
Youth/child (6-18) $137
Senior (65+) $187
Family Pass
Up to 2 adults + 2 children $439
Each additional child $129

The RESORT PACKAGE includes:

  • Cross-Country Season Access
  • 20% discount at Stowe Mountain Resort Retail Shops, non-sale items only
  • Additional 10% discount on skis and boards at any Resort Retail Shop, non-sale items only 
  • $100 off Stowe Toys All-Access Demo Program 
  • 20% off daily equipment demos at Stowe Toys Demo Centers
  • 20% off all tuning services at Stay Tuned
  • 10% discount at the Cliff House Restaurant, Spruce Camp Bar and Midway Bar & BBQ, food only 
  • Free use of Exhibition Hill race course, weekends and holidays 
  • 20% discount on private lessons, midweek and non-holiday periods only; reservations required 
  • 20% discount for Child season pass holders on full-day ski or snowboard programs at the Adventure Center



Group $42
Private, 1 per, 1hour $100
Private, add. Person/hour $22
Private, 1 per, 2 hour $138


Intro Package


Rentals, Lessons & Trail fee for the day $67




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Adult $35 $29
Child $23 $17

Getting Here

GPS Address (Cross Country & Snowshoe Center):5281 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT
Please note, GPS directions have been known to produce mixed results. Please call ahead if more information is needed. Toll Free: 800-253-4SKI or call the XC Center directly at 802-253-3688.

The Ranch Brook and the Burt Trail: Stowe Mountain Resort's Cross Country Ski Center offers 45 km of groomed trails and 30 km of backcountry terrain.  At our rental shop, we offer a full menu of nordic snowsport gear including snowshoes, touring gear, performance skate ski and classic ski packages, backcountry and telemark gear.  We also have a full selection of kids gear down to age three, including little snowshoes and sleds for the sledding hill.  Also available is a polk sled for parents with infants/toddlers.



Stowe Mountain Resort Cross Country Ski Center Video


Recommended routes

Beginner trails
Timber Lane / Bruce Trail Loop

Round Trip, 6km.


Easy series of short gradual climbs to Bruce Trail junction. Turn left on Bruce Trail to descend to Ranch Brook. Just over the bridge, turn left on the Burt Trail, a scenic, relatively flat run bordering Ranch Brook. Return on Cross Cut 1 or 2.


Intermediate trails
Peavy Trail / Bear Run / Burt Trail

Round Trip, 9km.


Gradual and steep climbs along Peavy Trail to Bear Run junction. Take left turn onto Bear Run and continue around the loop to Burt Trail. Down the burt Trail take a left onto Crosscut #1 to Timberlane and return to the touring center.


Advanced trails (along outer perimeter of trail network)
Peavy Trail / Double Bit / Bear Run / Ranch Valley Cruise / Stowe Derby Trail

Round Trip, 12km.


VERY CHALLENGING! Head out on Peavy Trail and take a right onto Double Bit. Continue on Double Bit and take a right onto Bear Run. Follow the Bear Run Loop to a right on Ranch Camp Trail. Take a left on Old Camp, a quick right on Cant Dog, left onto Ranch Valley Cruise and down Old Camp to the Burt. Follow downstream to Crosscut#1 take a left onto Timberlane to return to touring center.


All tickets, trail fees and products are non-transferrable and include VT sales tax. Rates and dates subject to change without notice. All ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable.