20276
Vermont

Cross-Country Skiing in Beautiful Rural Vermont

Cross-Country ski your way through some of the most beautiful landscapes in New England as you enjoy expert instruction, a guided snowshoe excursion and engaging lectures.
Rating (4.96)
Program No. 20276RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
689

At a Glance

Experience some of New England’s finest cross-country skiing in the heart of Vermont’s unspoiled Northeast Kingdom. Spend the week with our expert instructors developing your Classic style Cross-country skiing technique, otherwise known as Diagonal Stride Technique. This program may be an introduction to cross-country skiing or a refresher course to hone your skills at every ability level. Whether your goal is physical training or exploring Vermont’s scenic treasures, you’ll have extensive options on trails that are wide, expertly maintained and groomed daily for classic and skate ski techniques.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Two ski classes per day. Ski 6-12 kilometers per day.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy time with cross-country skiing instructors who offer easy-to-follow advice for skiers of all abilities.
  • Snowshoe through the pristine wilderness surrounding a “green” facility, and enjoy nutritious meals prepared with locally sourced ingredients.
  • Take part in lectures and educational programming to stimulate your mind after the day’s exhilarating outdoor activities.
Featured Expert
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Lucy Donaghy
For the last three years, Lucy has worked at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center both in the Front Office and in the Touring Center teaching skiing. Lucy grew up in New Hampshire and has been on cross country skis for most of her life. Lucy came to Craftsbury 14 years ago as a student at Sterling College where she majored in conservation ecology and natural history. She is looking forward to a great season of skiing and getting to know all the Road Scholar participants.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Lucy Donaghy
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Kimberly Howell
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David Kaynor
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George Wilson
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Liz Keglor
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