Snowsports

Vermont's rugged hills are legendary to skiers, riders, nordic and winter enthusiasts, alike.

Skis slung over the shoulder, snowboards clutched under the arm, it's time to greet the mountain. Adjust your goggles, check your poles, drop in. There's nothing like Skiing and Riding in Vermont.

A special to skivermont.com from Andrew Gratton, Ride Vermont intern Over the past four years I have had the pleasure of not only being a student at the University of Vermont, but more...

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On the East Coast, Vermont’s ski resorts are second to none. With 19 alpine areas to choose from, there’s always some powder to explore in this state. I should know. During the...

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The woods are almost silent in the snow. In the hills of Vermont lay thousands of kilometers of tracked and untracked Nordic skiing. For cruisers, classic racers, and competitive skaters alike, Vermont is a haven and the historical hotspot of Nordic skiing in North America.

Cross Country ski skiing can seem like an exclusive club or restaurant with a long line to get in.  From the outside, it looks like the host holds a velvet rope open for those with the right...

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  We talked to Ed Koren the noted cartoonist for the New Yorker Magazine about his experiences in the Vermont woods.  What do you remember about your first time Nordic...

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Winter in Vermont is all about getting outside. Winter fun is ice skating or a sleigh ride with your sweetie. It’s making it an early morning and heading out to the shanty for a day of ice fishing and it’s snowshoeing to a perfect sunset. At the end of those kind of winter days there’s a story, a memory, and a well-worn smile.

  There are remakes of movies, revivals of Broadway shows and in Vermont, reinventions of entire sports. Vermont’s very own Tubbs Snowshoes, formerly based in Stowe, led a revival of...

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  Last March, I took my boys ice fishing. I would like to report that I did so willingly, buoyed by fatherly love and devotion and genuinely thrilled at the chance to spend the day huddled...

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