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|USATF-certified half marathon and 2-person relay, and a 3-mile fun run. Beautiful, scenic routes with views of the Green Mountains and Adirondacks. 50/50 mix of paved and dirt roads for the half marathon, all paved for 3-mile fun run. Well organized, great t-shirts, live music on course from Middlebury College student bands, post-race pancake breakfast with Vermont maple syrup. New for 2019—prize money and age group awards for the fun run. One of New England’s “must do” races.
|Komen New England Snowshoe Vermont is a noncompetitive, snowshoe walk of 3K or 5K distance. Enjoy the crisp winter air at the Grafton Trails & Outdoor Center while making an impact in the fight against breast cancer. Online registration available: Oct. 1, 2019 – Jan. 24, 2020. Although fundraising is not required, it is strongly encouraged! Dion Snowshoes (of Bennington, VT) will be providing demos will supply lasts. Call Lodging Partner The Grafton Inn (802)-843-2248 for rates and availability.
Candlelit trail through the woods, hot chocolate, bonfire. Bring a headlamp or flashlight.
Snowshoes available to rent
|Join us for our 8th Annual Winter Carnival for a day filled with outdoor fun and adventure! Go tubing, skiing or snowshoeing…enjoy a sleigh ride and demo new equipment! Demo equipment will be available from Rossignol Skis, Dion Snowshoes, Nevitrek Snowshoes and more to come…The outside fire will be ablaze for everyone to enjoy as well and The Grafton Inn will be serving food & beer! Admission includes a trail pass, ski/snowshoe rental equipment (as available) and tubing hill access too!
Join ORO and East Coast Avalanche Education for Avalanche Level 1, February 6-9, 2020.
- Level 1 is a 24-hour class with at least 60% field time. Students can expect to learn the following:
- How to interpret the avalanche forecast and how to develop an appropriate travel plan based on current conditions.
- How to travel in the backcountry while observing key red-flag signs and being able to identify avalanche-prone terrain.
- How to use appropriate snowpack tests, and where and why avalanches occur.
- Risk management tools for identifying problems associated with human factors.
- How to confidently conduct a companion rescue.
- Thursday, Feb 6 & Friday, Feb 7: 6pm-9pm classroom sessions at ORO
- Saturday, Feb 8 & Sunday, Feb 9: 8am-5pm in Smugglers’ Notch
- Backcountry skis, poles, skins, or snowshoes are available to rent through ORO.
- Cost $450.00
- For all communications and registration, contact [email protected]eastcoastavalancheeducation.com
|Please see event website for details.
|Komen New England Snowshoe New Hampshire is a beautiful, twilight snowshoe walk held on the Nordic Trails at Gunstock Mountain, Gilford, NH. Enjoy the crisp winter air as the sun sets while making an impact in the fight against breast cancer. Although fundraising is not required, it is strongly encouraged! Dion Snowshoes will provide demos while supply lasts. For special lodging information, visit http://komennewengland.org/snowshoe and visit New Hampshire’s “Additional Information”.
|Discover the original extreme sport. Celebrating 98 years, Harris Hill welcomes an international field of competitors for two days of ski jumping competition on New England’s only Olympic-size 90-meter hill. Come thrill to the daring flight of jumpers soaring to 300 feet at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour. Enjoy the festive atmosphere; fun for the whole family; music; food court; souvenirs; bonfire; beer tent. Ring your cow bells as jumpers attempt to break the new hill record of 341 feet.
|The Stratton Mountain School Summit Series continues with Reel Rock 14, returning to SMS for the second year in a row. Reel Rock Film Tour brings the best climbing and adventure films of the year to live audiences throughout the world. The film tour is the definitive annual event for climbing communities globally. The show starts at 7 p.m. on the SMS campus, and tickets are only $10.
FROM THE TOP TO THE TOWN, STOWE DERBY SET FOR FEBRUARY 23, 2020
Ski & Fat Bike Race from Summit of Mt. Mansfield to Village Marks 75th Anniversary
Attracting professional skiers, adventurous newcomers, and families alike.
Known as much for good-spirited camaraderie and entertaining costumes as it is for its thrilling terrain, this year’s long course will follow tradition with a start at the top of Mansfield’s Toll Road and the finish 20 km later in town. Kids Course too!
|Please see event website for details.
Après Ski Party to kick off the 10th Annual Hope On The Slopes at Jay Peak Resort.
Join us for LIVE Music, Giveaways, early check-in, registration for last minute team members or individuals, turn in fundraising dollars, and a SNOCRU app tutorial to track your vertical feet for the main event on Sunday, March 1st.