Events Calendar

Welcome to the VT Sports calendar of regional outdoor events.

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Jan
1
Sun
671 Chemin Maple Sutton, QC, Quebec J0E 2K0 Canada
Jan 1 @ 8:00 am – Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm

Throughout the 2016-2017 season, many ski and snowboard demos will be offered for free at the mountain! Try different technologies of skis and discover new feelings on the trails! Trying new skis might uncover a new type of skier in you! Details: http://www.montsutton.com/en/evenements-et-activites/activites_a_la_montagne/activite/794

Ski and Snowboard Demos at Mont Sutton
Jan 1 @ 8:00 am – Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm

Throughout the 2016-2017 season, many ski and snowboard demos will be offered for free at the mountain! Try different technologies of skis and discover new feelings on the trails! Trying new skis might uncover a new type of skier in you! Details: http://www.montsutton.com/en/evenements-et-activites/activites_a_la_montagne/activite/794

Feb
24
Fri
Lake Placid Nordic Festival @ Mt Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex
Feb 24 – Feb 26 all-day

Enjoy Mt Van Hoevenberg’s world class Nordic terrain during one of the several races held over the Nordic Festival weekend.

Loppet:

The Lake Placid Loppet is one of the best events of its kind in the country. Over the past 30 years, thousands of skiers have enjoyed skiing and racing on the challenging Mt. Van Hoevenberg trails at the Olympic Sports Complex. The Lake Placid Loppet is conducted by the Olympic Regional Development Authority on the Olympic Sports Complex Cross Country Ski Trails.

3K, 6.25K and 12.5K Races:

As part of the Nordic Festival, we will be offering 3K, 6.25K and 12.5K races starting at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 25th.

More information, course details and registration at:

http://www.whiteface.com/events/lake-placid-nordic-festival

The Great Benson Fishing Derby
Feb 24 – Feb 26 all-day

“Big Fish and Big Cash Derby” for all Vermont waters and Lake Champlain. Over $10,000 in cash prizes! Register online at https://greatbensonfishingderby.regfox.com/the-great-benson-fishing-derby

Feb
25
Sat
Fat Bike Demo
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

What’s the big hype about fat biking? Come out and try it for free! Learn fat bike riding essentials, tips and tricks, layering, and trail etiquette from our friendly, knowledgeable staff from Onion River Sports. Then take a spin along mellow, groomed trails at the nature center. www.onionriver.com/fat-bike-demo-day-with-ors/

Mar
4
Sat
Pico Skimo 2017
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Piko Skimo – Skin Up, Ski Down, Repeat. Cost: For $35 – Single Climb or Two Laps – 2,000 feet of vertical gain each climb.Top finishers receive an award. For $50 (3 Climbs – 6,000 feet of vertical gain). Results will be listed and top finishers will receive a unique award.
NOTE: Endurance Society members will receive a discount on entry fee.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pico-skimo-2017-tickets-26649891543

21st Annual Winter Trails Day
Mar 4 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Try out winter hiking with experienced Green Mountain Club leaders and join our great community for a fun-filled day at Long Trail Brewing in Bridgewater Corners. There will be guided group hikes, winter skills workshops, snowshoe demos, kids’ activities, and a bonfire all day. Then stay for the après party with food and drinks provided by Long Trail Brewing, and a big raffle! Free to attend and open to the public. Visit greenmountainclub.org or longtrail.com for more information.

Memphremagog Winter Swim Fest
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm

We cut a 25 meter, two lane pool in the ice of Lake Memphremagog and offer up two days of winter swimming with distances of 25, 50, 100, and 200 meters. Just the best pool party of the winter. http://kingdomgames.co/memphremagog-winter-swimming-society/

Thunderbolt Ski Race
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Racers will ascend Mt. Greylock, Massachusetts’ highest point, under their own power. At one minute intervals, racers will schuss down the CCC-cut historic Thunderbolt Ski Trail. The top 3 finishers in alpine, telemark, snowboard, the ascent, women’s overall, women’s ascent and king & queen of the mountain receive medals. Register at: https://www.skireg.com/tsr2017

Mar
11
Sat
Peak Snowshoe Ultra, Marathon & Fun Run
Mar 11 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

This Ultra Snowshoe Race is 100 miles, with snowshoe marathon, 1/2 marathon and 10k options. The course will be a rugged 6.5 mile loop in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Each loop has 1200 vertical. The 100-mile race starts Friday, March 10th. All other distances start Saturday, March 11th.

Stowe Nordic Catamount Trail Stowe Traverse
Mar 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

These low-key tours run over classic sections of the Catamount trail. This tour will depart from the von Trapp Brewery near the Trapp Family Lodge with a bus ride to the start.

The two tour options include: a shorter option (recommended), which starts at Edson Hill XC Center for 20K (12 miles) over a period of 4 hours, and a long option, which starts at Sterling Gorge and continues for 30K (8 miles) over a period of about 7 hours. More information at https://stowenordic.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2017BCTourDescriptions-2.pdf.

Relay For Life Nordic-Style
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Relay For Life Nordic Style is the only XC ski and snowshoe American Cancer Society Relay For Life in the country! It is a wonderful 8 hours of celebrating, remembering and fighting back to help defeat cancer and celebrate more birthdays. Teams hang out on the snow and participate in fun activities while taking turns on cross country ski or snowshoe around. Live entertainment and food are available all night long to keep you and your team up and celebrating those touched by cancer.