Cross-Country Ski Weekend
Craftsbury Outdoor Center, Craftsbury Common, VT
SAVE THE DATE! February 9-11, 2024
Calling all you cross-country ski bums!
Join Women Outdoors for our Annual Cross-Country Ski Weekend at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in the heart of Vermont’s unspoiled Northeast Kingdom on February 10-12, 2023.
Must be a current Women Outdoors members only. If you are not yet a member, you can join now or renew your membership.
Double (twin beds – share a room) (9 double rooms available)
Single (12 single rooms available)
Note: You can indicate your preferred roommate when you register, or we can assign someone to you.
Arrival/Departure: Friday 8:30 am / Sunday 5 Pm
Lodging Check-In/Out: Friday 2:30 pm / Sunday 10:30 am
Address: 535 Lost Nation Road, Craftsbury, VT 05827
Spend the day exploring Craftsbury’s myriad Nordic trails and enjoying the best snow in the Northeast. Whatever your skill level, there’s a trail for you. Green, blue and black trails offer stunning beauty and great exercise. If you prefer, snowshoeing and ice skating await you. Bring your own snowshoes and/or cross-country ski equipment or rent from Craftsbury for a nominal fee. You can also sign up for a massage after a day on the trails.
Friday evening starts with a delicious dinner at 6:30. Join your fellow skiers for games and drinks and reminisce about your day.
The Craftsbury Outdoor Center Dining Hall prepares delicious meals with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. The variety and fresh local ingredients are just fabulous. Gluten-free and other specialties are available with advance notice (be sure to let us know when you register!). Coffee, tea and snacks are generally available all day. There is a refrigerator and microwave in the lodge for day/evening use. You may bring your own alcohol, which is permitted in both the lodge and dining area. Note: Included meals are from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch.
Craftsbury Outdoor Center
Founded in 1976, the Craftsbury Outdoor Center offers year-round outdoor activities and beauty. A Nordic trail network provides miles of cross-country skiing. Summer activities include rowing and running camps. In 2008, the new owners transitioned the Craftsbury Outdoor Center into a non-profit organization with a mission “to support and promote participation and excellence in lifelong sports with a special focus on rowing, Nordic skiing and running; to use and teach sustainable practices; and to protect and manage the surrounding land, lakes and trails.
2023 COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
As of August 2022, full vaccination is NO LONGER mandatory for all overnight guests. Their new policy mandates a negative test within 24 hours of arrival and to be prepared to show the test. All travelers should perform daily symptom checks.
Masks are now optional in indoor spaces.You can read Craftsbury’s Full COVID Policy here.
To reduce the risk of bringing Covid-19 to Craftsbury, attendees are asked to be extra-careful during the two weeks before the event. During that time:
We will continue to track CDC and state recommendations between now and the Cross Country Ski Weekend and adjust our plans as needed.
Registration and Payment
Payment in full must be received by Monday, January 23, 2023.
In the unlikely event that you need to cancel your reservation, if you cancel at least 14 days in advance of the ski weekend—i.e., by January 27, 2023—you will only forfeit $25.
For cancellations within 14 days of the ski weekend, there will be no refund.