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Cross Country Center

OPERATING STATUS: Open for the season:  Hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily. – See more at:

OPERATING STATUS:  Sunday, April 5th was our last day of operations at the Cross Country Center.  We are currently closed for the season for snowsports.

We would like to thank all our guests for visiting this year, and hope everyone was able to enjoy the cold snowy winter to its fullest.  Thank  you for letting us be part of your outdoor winter recreation plans.

Keep in mind that season passes are 20% off in October, so write it into your calendar.

From all of us at the Stowe Mt. Resort Cross Country Ski Center, have a great spring and summer, and we look forward to seeing you next winter!    - Scott.         

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Trail Fees


After 1pm

Adult $26 $22
Child (6-12) $15 $12
Senior (65+) $15 $12


Cross-Country Season Pass

Valid every day of the 2014/15 Nordic season. No blackout dates. Includes: Season Pass Discounts

  Through 11/2/14 After 11/2/14
Adult $195 $235
Youth/child (6-18) $50 $50
Senior (65+) $150 $185
NEW: Couples XC $351 $423




Group (10:30 am + 1:30pm) $44
Private, 1 per, 1hour $110
Private, add. Person/hour $24
Private, 1 per, 2 hour $142

Intro Package


Rentals, Lessons & Trail fee for the day $69



Adult $37
Child $24

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 pulk 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.