Cross-Country Skiing - Garnet Hill Lodge
55 km of trails groomed daily! Our full-service resort offers rentals, lessons, snowshoeing, and backcountry adventures. Adam Hyde is leading an enthusiastic and dedicated team in the Nordic Center this season and Ed Orr is directing the groomers to give you the best possible trail experience. Great buys on kids equipment packages and excellent new back-country & classic skis from Sparten, Madshus, Alpina, and Fisher. New Auclair line of gloves and Skida hats & neckwarmers in fun prints. 15 minutes from Gore Mountain.
Winter Weekend Tours!
Don't forget about our ongoing winter weekend tours. These fun and informative outings are a great way to learn some local history and discover new trails and ways to take advantage of them. Tours are led by our guides, Chris Schempp and Patrick Murray.
SNOWSHOE TOURS | Cost: Free for guests / $10 for non-guests
Saturdays 1pm: Snowshoe Tour
William Blake Pond—2 hours—Intermediate
Meets at the Ski Center. Guide is Chris Schempp.
Saturdays at 5pm: Moonlight Snowshoe Tour
Hooper Mine—90 minutes—Intermediate
If you have a head lamp please bring one. If not, we will provide one.
Meets at the Log House. Guide is Patrick Murray.
Sundays at 9:30am: Snowshoe Tour
Hooper Mine—90 Minutes—Intermediate
Meets at the Ski Center. Guide is Patrick Murray.
BACKCOUNTRY SKI TOUR | Cost: Free for guests & season passholders / $20 for non-guests
Sundays at 9am: Backcountry Ski Tour
Meet at 9am for a 10am departure. Tours are on easier terrain and appropriate for any proficient alpine or cross country skiers. Rugged back country ski equipment is required and can be rented from the ski shop. Bring a day pack with extra clothing, gloves, hat, sunglasses, lunch or snacks, water and personal items.
Route TBD—3 to 4 hours—Intermediate.
Contact the Front Desk at 518-251-2444 or the Ski Shop at 518-251-2150 to register.
Looking for more things to do and places to go on the trails this weekend? Check out the trail conditions page to see what bus pickups are being offered, or come on down to the Sugar House on Sundays for a hot drink and maple treats from 11am to 2pm.