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Snowshoe Tours

woman snowshoeing in the winter


Enjoy your winter season with a Guided Snowshoe Tour.  Discover the great outdoors with Stowe Mountain Resort Snowshoe Guides who will lead you on an exploration of woodland trails, frozen waterfalls and open meadows.  Experience an inspiring twilight tour to ease into your evening at the end of a fun-filled day.  Guest will be outfitted with snowshoes and poles before heading out on the tour.


Please contact Mountain Recreation specialized programs at 802-253-3420.


Snowshoe Tours FAQs:

  • Where do the tours meet?
    • All Tours will meet inside the Adventure Center. Guests will register at the Point of Sales desk, pay for their tour and meet their guide.  Following check-in, guests will be directed to the back window of the gear zone where they will be outfitted with snowshoes and poles.
    • Your Snowshoe Guide will be circulating in Adventure Center Lobby to meet guests, prior to each tour.
    • Egress from building for each tour will depend on which trail is being used.
  • Do guests need to come early to get outfitted?
    • Yes, it is recommended that all guests arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time to make sure there is plenty of time to register and pick up their gear.
    • Guide will be circulating in the Adventure Center Lobby to direct guests, prior to each tour.
  • Are the guided snowshoe tours offered daily?
    • Scheduled guide services are no longer available.
    • Although not scheduled, if guides are available on other days not shown above, tours may be arranged. Please be sure to call the Adventure Center at least 24 hours in advance if interested in touring on Mondays or Tuesdays, 802-253-3420.
  • Are there different tours offered daily?  
    • Your Snowshoe Guide will determine which of trails will be used for the Morning, Afternoon and Twilight Tour on any given day.
    • Their choice will be based on conditions and desire of the guests registered in advance for that day’s tour.
  • Where will I meet my guide?
    • Please plan to meet your Snowshoe Guide in the lobby of the Adventure Center.
    • The first stop for guests interested in a Guided Snowshoe Tour will be the Adventure Center, Point of Sales Desk. There, they will register and pay for their tour prior to being issued snowshoes, poles and headlamp.
    • Your Guide will be circulating in the Adventure Center Lobby, prior to each tour, to meet, greet and answer any questions you may have.
  • When do the guided snowshoe tours depart?
    • When offered, all tours depart from the AC on the following schedule, Wednesday through Saturday:
      • 11:00 AM. One hour morning tour, returning to AC by 12:00 PM
      • 1:00 PM.  Two hour afternoon tour, returning to AC by 3:00 PM
      • 4:00 PM.  1.5 hour twilight tour with headlamp.  Return to AC by 5:30 PM
  • Is there an option to just rent snowshoes?
    • Yes, if you are interested in just renting snowshoes, they are available to rent at the Stowe Nordic Cross Country Center. Call 802-253-3688 for pricing and information.