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Nordic Center

Cross Country Ski + Snowshoe

Edson Hill

Come explore and play on Edson Hill’s historic trail network

Edson Hill

Edson Hill’s historic trail network was created by the Heath Family in the 1950s.  Maintained by an old “Trucker” snowcat with skis on the front, Larry Heath remembers skijoring with guests way back then.  Edson Hill’s current team has been working hard to bring the trails and our entire nordic offering back to its glory while providing our guests and all of Stowe with another great ski area for groomed cross country skiing, side- and back-country access as well as snowshoeing.

Rediscover Nordic at its Best!

Cross Country Skiing Equipment & Accessories at our Nordic Center

Nordic Features

Edson Hill

  • 9KM (6miles) of groomed ski trails, and 5KM (3miles) of snowshoe trails
  • Yamaha 4-Wheeler with tracks and six foot Tidd Tech Trail Tenderizer
  • Rental Fleet: Rossignol Skis, Boots, Poles and MSR Snowshoes
  • Professional Nordic Ski Instructors
  • Guided Snowshoe Tours and Group Excursions
  • Trail Passes
  • Open Daily, 9 – 4:30 PM (seasonal, weather permitting)
  • Customized group or family outdoor programs (call for more information)
  • Outdoor firepit for apres ski from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm (weekends & holidays)


Public Welcome!

Edson Hill

Open Daily, 9-4:30 PM

(seasonal, weather permitting)

Edson Hill

Our Nordic Center has been enriched with professional grooming equipment, great additions to our rental fleet, some ski tuning equipment, and a retail offering with some essential gear and Edson Hill logo-wear available.

Pass + Rentals

Nordic, Snowshoe + Fat Bike Pass Rates

Edson Hill

Trail Day Passes
Adult (2021-2022) $20
Military / Senior (65+) $15
Child (6 – 12 years) $15
Child (0 – 5 years) Complimentary
High School Racer $5
Stowe Nordic & Stowe Trails Partnership Members 50% off
Season Passes
Adult (2021-2022) $125
Family Pass $150
Seniors (65+) / Military $75
Stowe Nordic & Stowe Trails Partnership Members $75

All rentals are included for 1-hour lessons

Full day rentals (excluding a lesson): $30

Skate Ski Package $40

Kids Rental Package $20

Ski Boots Only $20

Headlamp $5

Fat Bike, Full Day* $95

*reservations required

Lessons + Tours

Private 1-Hour Lesson $90

Receive one-on-one instruction from a qualified instructor. Great for any ability level. $30 for each additional person, per hour. Add on a full-day of rentals for $20.

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Scheduled 1-Hour Guided Snowshoe Tour $30

Join a meandering tour through forest and field on our beautiful snowshoe trails. Great for any ability level. Rentals priced separately.

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Edson Hill

Skis or Snowshoes are required to use the Trail System, and a Trail Pass is required. We love dogs, but they are not permitted on the Trail System. Skiers and Snowshoers traveling downhill have the Right of Way. When overtaking another Skier or Snowshoer, please announce your presence. Snowshoers, please stay off the Classic Ski Tracks.

Please call for more information | 802.253.9400

Nordic Calendar

Edson Hill

Anticipated opening date for the 23/24 Season: December 18, 2023

There are currently no events scheduled – check back for updates.

Whether you are a seasoned winter outdoor enthusiast or new to getting out in the snow, we think you’ll love what you find at our new Nordic Center!

Edson Hill Customer Reviews

Every single thing is close to perfection. The setting is breathtaking, with fantastic views, and gorgeous trails to cross country ski or snowshoe in winter, and hike in summer. This year we did a family cross country ski lesson, and our instructor was patient, positive, and an excellent teacher.

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