Killington, Vermont, is famous for its fantastic skiing and snowboarding. But if you’re looking to experience this region’s beauty on foot, you need to take a snowshoe tour! Located at the Clubhouse on East Mountain Road, Bear Trax Adventures offers a variety of guided snowshoe tours that explore Killington. You can traverse the rolling terrain of Killington Golf Course or trek trails on and off the mountain. Plus, snowshoes and poles are provided at no additional cost! Here are some of our favorite tours to try this winter.
Top 6 Killington Snowshoe Tours
1. Classic Killington Tour
The Classic Killington Tour is perfect for all levels of ability and meanders around Killington Golf Course. You may even follow a few trails through the woods, depending on snow conditions and group preference. Enjoy sprawling vistas of Killington Peak as you take on the course’s gradual ascents and descents. This tour is 90 minutes long and is offered on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
2. Top of Snowshed Tour
This intermediate tour explores the winding trails adjacent to the mountain. It includes an invigorating ascent to the top of the Snowshed and a stop at Killington’s Ledgewood Yurt for lunch. Following lunch, snowshoers will enjoy a gradual descent back to the Killington Clubhouse. Two-hour tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m.
3. Killington Peak Tour
For a challenging, heart-pumping tour of the mountain, sign up for the Killington Peak Tour. You’ll climb over 2,500 feet from the Killington Base Lodge to the Peak Lodge. Once you there, guests can relax at the peak and take the gondola back to base. This four-hour tour is for advanced climbers only and is available mid-week.
4. Ramshead Tour
This tour explores the trails around Ramshead Lodge and beyond. You’ll feel far from the busy ski trails as you trek through the quiet wooded areas adjacent to the mountain. The Ramshead Tour is available at 1 p.m. on weekends.
5. Moonlight in Vermont Tour
Enjoy a spectacular adventure under the stars! The Moonlight in Vermont tour allows guests to explore the snow after the sun has set. Hot chocolate or warm apple cider will be served afterward. These tours are offered at 6 p.m. and are appropriate for advanced beginners/intermediate snowshoers.
6. Private Tours
Are you seeking a more personalized experienced? Take a private Killington snowshoe tour! Private tours can be tailored to your skills and desires, ranging from gentle hikes to challenging excursions. Killington Mountain offers two-hour beginner, advanced beginner, and intermediate tours as well as four-hour intermediate and advanced tours. Contact Bear Trax Adventures for more information.
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