Cortina Inn & Resort
- Snowshoeing at Cortina Inn: Nature Trail back at the Cortina Inn is a short and easy trail for beginners. Maps and snowshoe rental available at the front desk.
- Snowshoeing at Killington: Offering Snowshoe Tours to explore the Killington Area. Killington Snowshoe Tours Website.
Available to the public!
Located right behind the hotel enjoy our new skating rink and then come inside for a nice cup of hot chocolate and relax by the fire!
Open: 7 days a week
Hours: 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
5-12 years old - $6.00
4 & under Free
Adult & Youth $8.00
4 & under $5.00
Hiking/Snowshoe Tours and Rental
12 & under $8.00
*Include trekking poles upon request.
Hiking/Snowshoe Group Tours
With so much beauty surrounding us, we can't help but come up with new ways for you to xperience our winter wonderland. Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts have long delighted in the beauty of the Green Mountains with spectacular views at every turn. That's what inspired our walking/snowshoeing tours.
Not going to ski or ride today? Join our skilled guides and discover the wonder of winter here in the heart of the Green Mountains. No special skills required... just the desire to experience nature, the outdoors and get some exercise. Learn winter weather walking techniques and enjoy a new way of maintaining fitness in winter.
Joins us daily! We'll start our morning at 10:00 am in the Cortina Inn Lobby. Dress for the outdoors and for light to moderate outdoor exercise. For use during the program, we will provide Micro Spikes to wear over your snow boots for improved traction in winter, and trekking poles. If winter, however, bestows the blessing of a blanketed winter wonderland, don't worry, we have you covered and
will provide you with tubs snowshoes.
Our Winter Tour is best suited for individuals of age 8 and up.
Please note that the difficulty level of the walk can vary depending on snow and weather conditions. Please, dress according to weather.
This Group Snowshoe Tours runs every Wednesday & Saturday from 10:00 AM to Noon. Pricing $35.00 per person.
To book call Today to 802-772-7118.
Private Hikes & Tours
Similar to our Group Tours but this is a Private or Semi Private Tour, this allow us to explore deeper and farther into the heart of the Green Mountain Range. Because of the nature of this tour, we can tailor this to the needs of the individuals such as starts of 5:00 AM and leaving with headlamps or staying late in the evening to enjoy a Vermont winter sunset.
Pricing $53.00 per person, this includes Micro Spikes, Tubbs Snowshoes, Trekking Poles & Headlamp if needed.
Must be booked 24 hours before departure. 1 hour non refundable deposit required.
Please note that the difficulty level of the walk can vary depending on snow and weather conditions. Please dress according to weather. As we try to make every effort to accommodate our guests if the guided decides the weather is too dangerous he has the option for safety to cut the trek short.
Killington Resort: It is the largest alpine ski resort in the eastern US with hundreds of trails with great variety, a great selections of amenities including shopping and dining, and the most ski days (longest ski season) available in the east. Killington is known for its diversity of terrain and grooming expertise, providing alpine skiers and riders of all ability levels a choice of wide-open groomed cruisers, narrow classic New England runs, moguls, steeps and glade skiing areas and multiple terrain features for snowboarders and free skiers. If you are coming to check the Beast of the East, check out the link to get lift tickets and passes in advanced.
If you are thinking about getting outside and looking to explore the area by foot, either you go by yourself or buying a snowshoe tour, you will always have a wonderful experience, getting closer to nature, looking at a frozen lake or falls, enjoying the winter flowers and the animals going out from their refuge to find something to eat, it is just indescribable, something you need to experience yourself.
The official snowmobile season in Vermont begins on December 16th and runs through April 15th each year. Check out the websites below to inform you about riding in Vermont.
V.A.S.T: If you have a passion for snowmobiling and want to ride on the best trails in the Northeast, then the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers is for you! Check out the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers Website for more information.
Snowmobile Vermont at Killington: Experience the excitement & adventure of snowmobiling with Killington Vermont’s oldest, largest and most experienced snowmobile tour. Check out the Killington Snowmobile Tours Website for more information.
Cross Country Ski:
Mt. Meadows Cross Country Ski: Located in Route 4, it has 60 kilometers of trails. All centered around beautiful Kent Pond. They meander through old growth, evergreen forests, open fields, orchards, and backcountry woods. They also have more snow making capacity than any other cross country ski resort in Vermont. They offer day tickets from 9 to 4, cross country equipment, maps and more. For more information, check out the Mt. Meadows Cross Country Ski Website.