Smugglers' Notch Snowshoe Festival & Northern Vermont Snowshoe Challenge | Smugglers' Notch Resort | Outdoors | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice


Smugglers' Notch Snowshoe Festival & Northern Vermont Snowshoe Challenge

When: Sat., Feb. 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 2017

Cold-weather revelers celebrate the snowy season in all its glory during the inaugural Smugglers’ Notch Snowshoe Festival and the annual Northern Vermont Snowshoe Challenge. On Saturday, outdoor adventurers of all abilities stretch their legs on beginner, intermediate and advanced guided snowshoe excursions through the resort’s scenic trail network. Snow bunnies ages 1 through 6 can burn off energy in the 1/2K kids’ fun run. The frosty fête continues with food, drink, snowshoe demos and family-friendly games. The competition heats up on Sunday when athletes make strides in an 8K adult race. On your mark, get set, snow!

Price: Free; $25-30 for race; free for kids’ fun run; preregister for rentals.

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