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Discover Edson Hill’s Extensive Nordic Trail Network

We’re fast approaching the winter cross-country skiing and snowshoeing season here at peaceful Edson Hill in the beautiful Green Mountains. Our guests arrive in picturesque Stowe VT for romantic getaways, honeymoons, anniversaries, and luxurious family escapes, but Edson Hill is also home to a historic, well-maintained nordic skiing trail system. We have 38 acres of Stowe VT cross-country skiing trails to explore every winter. Make sure to explore our serene, pearly-white wilderness this winter when you’re not cruising down slopes at Stowe Mountain, snuggling by a wood-burning fireplace in our Stowe VT inn, or enjoying a creamy stout in the Edson Hill tavern.

The Nordic Center

Our newly-renovated Nordic Center supplies visitors with professional equipment, guided tours, and private lessons. You’re, of course, encouraged to bring your own gear, but our first-class Rossignol skis, boots, poles, and MSR snowshoes are also available to rent. All of our PSAI-certified Nordic skiing instructors share engrossing local history and important skills during private lessons and guided tours. The Nordic Center has all of the winter essentials and official Edson Hill logo-wear. Make sure to stop by the Nordic Center before cross-country skiing in Stowe VT.

The Best Trails at Edson Hill

Each Stowe VT cross-country skiing trail at Edson Hill has been professionally groomed by our Yamaha four-wheeler, which is equipped with a six-foot Tidd Tech trail tenderizer. We currently have 18 cross-country trails on our 38-acre property that range in both size and scenic beauty. Consult our up-to-the-minute map to piece together a daily itinerary, or simply start meandering through our well-groomed white powder. The challenging 2.1-kilometer Catamount Trail pushes up into the northerly Green Mountains. The Juneric Plunge, which is exceptionally beautiful after a fresh snowfall or hoarfrost, cuts deep into the bright wilderness. Many young outdoor enthusiasts love to explore the onsite pond and “Guest House Alley.” There’s enough square milage at Edson Hill to keep you busy for an entire week!

The Edson Hill Experience

A weekend of Stowe VT cross-country skiing is only complete with a luxurious stay at historic Edson Hill, the #1 rated hotel in the city on TripAdvisor. Our charming countryside boutique hotel has 23 contemporary, meticulously-preserved, and stunningly-decorated guest rooms. Indulge in an elegant New England-style dinner then enjoy a pint of regional beer in the downstairs tavern. Edson Hill is professionally run by some of the most talented and experienced individuals in the business. Whether you’re on a romantic winter getaway or a peaceful family retreat, you’ll never forget the precious hours you spent at world-class Edson Hill. Dial 1-802-253-7371 to learn more about our historic Stowe VT inn from a personable member of our talented staff.