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Primary Surface:Variable Conditions
Base Depth:40" - 70"
Weather::  34.1° Overcast

Cross Country Center

photo taken Tuesday, March 28th

photo taken Tuesday, March 28th

Operating Status:  Open daily for cross country skiing and snowshoe hiking.  Hours: 9 to 5 EDT.  We plan to stay open through Sunday, April 9th.

Weather:  For Tuesday, March 28th:  At 7:30 am it is 32 deg F with overcast skies.  Today’s forecast: cloudy  and a high of 48 degrees. Showers are forecast for after 5pm, so most of the day should be decent.

Conditions:   Ski surface is wet granular  snow, softening as the day warms to forecast highs.  Base depths are strong at  14-22 inches on the whole trail system. Everything  remains open.

Grooming:  We plan to groom 25 Km of trails today, starting with the main loops. If we do not get to all the connections, everything groomed yesterday is skiing well  with the soft snow anyway.

Snowshoe Hiking:  There is still a huge snowpack in the forest of the Valley.  Maps, rental equipment and route advice are available at the Center.

Wax of the day:   Red klister

For more information:  For trail-by trail conditions, link to our Trailhub site using this address.


Click the map below to download a PDF.


Trail Fees


After 1pm

Next day

Adult $27 $23 $20
Child (6-12) $16 $13 $11
Senior (65+) $16 $13 $11

Cross-Country Season Pass

Valid every day of the 2016/17 Nordic season. No blackout dates. Includes: Season Pass Discounts

Through 11/6/16 After 11/6/16
Adult $209 $252
Youth/child (6-18) $54 $54
Senior (65+) $161 $199
Couples XC $376 $453

 Buy your XC Season Pass now



90 min. Group (10:30 am + 1:30pm) $46
Private, 1 person, 1hour $115
Private, 1 person, 2 hours $146
Private, add. person/hour $25

Intro Package


Rentals, Lessons & Trail fee for the day $72


One Day

Additional Day

Adult $41 $32
Child $27 $20

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.