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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Margie from Scituate, MA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 01/18/16 - 01/22/16
Excellent first trip with Road Scholar. Highly recommend

Terry from Truro, NS Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 03/01/15 - 03/06/15
Groomed trails, instructors, accommodations and food were all excellent. The instructor tuned up my classical and taught me how to skate.

june elizabeth from Mc Kees Rocks, PA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/22/15 - 02/27/15
You must take advantage of this low cost, well planned vacation opportunity. Perfect ski conditions, amazing food, comfy beds and friendly staff. Could not have been more delightful!

John from Hastings On Hudson, NY Number of programs attended: 12
Date attended: 02/01/15 - 02/06/15
I came to Craftsbury with no cross country skiing experience. They had me up and skiing in no time.

Nancy from Arlington, VA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 01/25/15 - 01/30/15
Improve your x-country skills while having the time of your life! This was our second trip for the ski/stretch/fiction and film week and, with any luck we'll be back next year.

Bruce from Sayville, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 01/11/15 - 01/16/15
The Skiing at Craftsbury Outdoor Center is great. There is a large network of beautifully groomed trails. You get excellent ski instruction/tour lead every day and Hi quality equipment rental is available at a very reasonable price. You have the choice to ski at several different levels from beginner to experienced and pretty fast. You may free ski at any time also.

Doug from Atlanta, GA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 01/19/15 - 01/23/15
Excellent program, facilities, ethos, and people! Can't say enough good things about this place and program. Outside Magazine Online site just published a review of the best Nordic Centers in the USA and included Craftsbury Outdoor Center which they described as "a Norman Rockwell Painting in Spandex." (That describes the staff and visitors well,,,,,but no spandex for me!) Beautiful weather and best XC morning run Ever on Thursday! Yoga sessions helped work out the kinks after. http://www.outsideonline.com/adventure-travel/escapes/go-list/The-Best-Nordic-Skiing-in-America-Cross-Country-Ski-Resorts-US.html

Susan from Newburyport, MA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 01/19/15 - 01/23/15
The weather was spectacular this week! In addition to the perfectly groomed trails, excellent instruction, reasonably priced rentals, very comfortable bed and locally sourced & creative healthy food, there were two new evening programs - a sing-along with local musicians, and a biathlon presentation and hands-on opportunity with the new biathlon coach, a truly unique experience. I'll definitely be back next year!

therese from Durham, NC Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 01/19/15 - 01/23/15
winter wonderland with great trails; terrific instruction for all skill levels; yoga; morning stretches; massage and sauna; healthy delicious food . With interesting delightful folks. Want to move to Craftsbury.

Sally from Stroudsburg, PA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 02/09/14 - 02/14/14
I have gone for years and really love everything about it... Wonderful skiing conditions and instruction. The music and dance program is so much fun and interactive. The food and lodging meet everyone's needs. And the Rd. Scholar coordinator does an excellent job making everyone feel comfortable. I will return again next year!

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