Snowshoe Tours

Sometimes Vermont’s winter beauty is best seen on foot

Located adjacent to the Killington Tubing Park and the Clubhouse Grill on East Mountain Road, Bear Trax Adventures* offers a variety of snowshoe tours to explore the Killington region on foot.

Schedule

  • Tours are available Thursday through Sunday as conditions permit and daily during the following peak periods: Dec. 22 - Jan. 4, Jan. 17 - 19 and Feb. 14 - 20, 2015.
  • Group tour times vary by day of week.
    • All group tour reservations must go through Killington Central Reservations at 800-621-MTNS.
  • Private tours are also available.

Tour Options

Family Exploration Tour

Designed for guests that are new to snowshoeing and families with young children

  • One hour: Beginner / Family
  • $25 Adults / $15 Kids (ages 8-13)
  • Max: 12 guests

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Classic Killington Tour

This tour meanders around the Killington Golf Course and includes some gradual ascents and descents with vistas of Killington Peak. This tour is perfect as a before or after alternative to skiing or as a stand-alone adventure. 

  • 90 minutes: Advance Beginner / Intermediate
  • $45 per person (age 12+)
  • Max: 12 guests

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Snowshed Tour + Lunch at the Ledgewood Yurt

This intermediate tour explores the winding trails adjacent to the mountain.  It includes an invigorating ascent to the top of the Snowshed, a stop at Killington's Ledgewood Yurt for lunch and then a gradual descent back to the Killington Clubhouse.

  • 2 hours: Intermediate
  • $45 per person (age 14+)
  • Max: 10 guests
  • Lunch is not included in tour price

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Ramshead Rambler Tour

Up, down and all around this tour explores the trails adjacent to Ramshead and more. You will feel as if you are far from the busy ski trails as we trek through quiet wooded areas adjacent to the mountain.  

  • 2 hours: Intermediate / Advanced
  • $45 per person (age 14+)
  • Max: 10 guests

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Bear in the Woods Tour

Gifford Woods Kent Pond loop offers a backcountry experience in close proximity to Killington. Gifford Woods State Park is a popular destination for naturalists and hikers and is known for its mixed age northern hardwood trees. The Kent Brook trail winds up and down through the woods with trail breaking possible. Transportation is necessary for this tour as we will meet at the Killington Clubhouse and then reconvene at the winter parking lot at Gifford Woods State Park which is located on Route 100 North, a quarter mile from the junction of the Killington Road and Routes 4 and 100.

  • 2 hours: Intermediate
  • $45 per person (age 14+)
  • Max: 10 guests

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Up, Up, Up and Over the Top From Killington to Pico

This advanced tour includes over 2,500 feet of climbing and takes you from Ramshead to the summit of Pico Mountain via the Killington/Pico Interconnect trail followed by a descent down Pico Mountain where you can relax in the Pico Lodge while awaiting transportation back to Killington.  This tour can be a real heart pounder with a long climb and trail breaking and requires one to be physically fit. Transportation is not provided back to Killington but regular complimentary bus service is available. This tour is only offered in the morning.

  • 48 hour advanced registration is required.
  • 4+ hours: Advanced
  • $95 per person (age 14+)
  • Max: 5 guests
  • This tour can only be set up as a Private Tour.

Please contact Bear Trax Adventures directly for more information and reservations.


Moonlight in Vermont Tour

Our Classic Killington Tour under the light of the moon and stars followed by hot chocolate or warm apple cider.

This tour is not currently available for booking, but tentative schedule is as follows: January 3, 2015, January 31, 2015, February 3, 2015, February 28 2015, March 3, 2015 and April 4, 2015.

  • 48 hour advanced registration is required.
  • 2 hours: Advanced Beginner / Intermediate
  • $50 per person (age 14+)
  • Max: 10 guests

Please contact Bear Trax Adventures directly for more information and reservations.


Shoes and Brews Tour

Join us for a brisk trek on the Killington Golf Course before relaxing in the Clubhouse for a well-deserved pint of a local brew (one drink included with tour). Dates to be determined or book as a private tour.

  • 2 hours: Advance Beginner / Intermediate
  • $50 per person (age 21+)
  • Max: 10 guests

Additional Information

  • All tours are subject to change and are always weather dependent.
  • Guests planning on a Bear Trax Adventure Snowshoe Tour should dress in layers and wear winter boots.  Ski pants are advisable. 
  • Snowshoe and poles will be provided and are included in the tour price.
  • Headlamps are required on tours from 4 PM on with the exception of the family tours that are only one hour long. 
  • Headlamps may be rented at the Clubhouse for $5 or purchased for $10. 
  • Bear Trax guides will have a limited supply and cannot guarantee availability.
  • Guides will be equipped with backpacks, water, snacks and first aid kits.

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*Bear Trax Adventures is not owned or operated by Killington/Pico Ski Resort Partners, LLC. 


For more information and reservations, please call 800-621-MTNS.