Visit Stowe

Lodging

Tickets & Passes

Primary Surface:Powder
Trails:67/116
Grooming:41
Base Depth:12" - 36"
Weather::  14.8° Snow

Guided Snowshoe Tours

woman snowshoeing in the winter

2017-18 Guided Snowshoe Tours are scheduled to begin, the first week of December, weather and trail conditions permitting.

 

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?
    • Guided Snowshoe Tour guests check in at the Adventure Center, where they will register at the Front Desk and pay for their tour.
    • Following check-in, guests will be directed to The Theater, behind the Gear Zone, where they will meet their guide and be outfitted with snowshoes and poles. Headlamps are provided for the Twilight Tours.
  • Should guests plan to come early to get outfitted?
    • Yes, guests should arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tour departure time to make sure there is plenty of time to register and be properly outfitted in their gear.
  • When are Guided Snowshoe Tours available?
    • Scheduled Guided Snowshoe Tours take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, through April 15th, conditions permitting.
    • Daily tours are available during holiday weeks at the resort.  (Dec. 25th through January 1st ; January 13-15th and February 19-23rd).
  • Are Private Guided Snowshoe tours offered?
    • Private Guided Tours may be arranged any day of the week, weather and trail conditions permitting.
    • To book a reservation for a Private Guided Snowshoe Tour, please be sure to call the Adventure Center at least 24 hours in advance: 802-253-3685
  • Are there different tours offered?
    • Yes.  Prior to departure, your guide will discuss what your goals are prior to departing for your tour.
    • Based on that conversation, the best trails available will be selected, keeping your goals, trail conditions and weather in mind.
  • Where will I meet my guide?
    • Please plan to meet your Snowshoe Guide in the Theater of the Adventure Center.
    • The Theater is located behind the Gear Zone, where there is a large sign stating:     MEET SNOWSHOE GUIDE HERE
  • When do the guided snowshoe tours depart?
    • Tours depart from the Adventure Center every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, through April 15th, weather and conditions permitting.
    • Times for tour departure are:
      • 11:00 AM.        One hour Morning Tour, returning to the AC by 12:00 PM
      • 1:15 PM.           Two hour Afternoon Tour, returning to the AC by 3:15 PM
      • 4:00 PM.          1.5 hour Twilight Tour, returning to the AC by 5:30 PM
  • What is the price of each tour?
    • Guided Snowshoe Tour prices are:
      • MORNING ONE HOUR TOUR:       Adult = $30.00     Child = $15.00
      • AFTERNOON 2 HOUR TOUR:       Adult = $40.00    Child = $20.00
      • TWILIGHT 1.5 HOUR TOUR:         Adult = $35.00     Child = $18.00
      • PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR:              Up to 6 participants = $270.00
        • Each additional guest = $45.00
  • Is there an option to rent snowshoes?
    • Yes, guests may rent snowshoes at the Stowe Nordic Cross Country Center.
    • Please call the Cross Country & Snowshoe Center at 802-253-3688 for pricing, information and trail conditions.