Snowshoeing is a great way to explore the beauty of the Mad River Valley. There are lots of options, you can do it on your own on the MRV’s vast array of trails most of which are open to snowshoers of every ability level. You can also take part in a guided adventure with one of these local providers

Clearwater Sports Guided Snowshoe Adventure
Explore winter’s beauty in the backwoods of the Mad River Valley with Clearwater Sports Guided Snowshoe Adventures. Experience the soothing quiet of the winter forest, breathe clean fresh air and relax for a few hours. Whether you are looking for a rolling trek on the Valley floor or a spirited hike to the top of one of our majestic peaks, Clearwater Sports has the experienced guides and equipment for an unforgettable, safe and educational adventure.


Head Lamp/Full Moon Snowshoe Tours

Offering Head Lamp snowshoe tours. Come join us on this fun adventure and discover the unique pleasure of snowshoeing under the stars. You will gather at Clearwater Sports at 5 PM to meet your guide, get your gear and then head off for the trails. Once there we will explore the woods and fields for about an hour and a half.  Gather a private party or come join a group for this unique Vermont experience.  All equipment will be provided by Clearwater Sports. We also offer Full Moon snowshoe tours as well. For more information call (802) 496-2708 or email


Umiak Outdoor Winter Adventures

Slip, Slide & Dine
Umiak Outfitters has teamed up with the 1824 House Inn and Barn to offer a special package. The sledding hill is  at the quaint 1824 House Inn. Two hours of sliding and gliding on a private and scenic hill will only leave you wanting more! Warm-up by the fire, grab a drink, and enjoy a provided lunch! With a multitude of lunch options served fresh from the Inn, we will keep you fueled up for more runs on the hill or your next stop. This is the perfect option for families and friends alike.

Chili Evening Snowshoe Tour
There is something about the quiet of a winter night, the crisp of the cold air whispering through the pines, and the warmth of good food and friends. Come explore the backwoods of Vermont with an interpretive snowshoe guide. Whether you are new to snowshoes or your first time, we will guide you by headlamp or moonlight through the winter woods. When the adventure comes to an end, warm up by the fire and enjoy a hot chili meal provided by the Featherbed Inn. A great tour for all ages.

Country Mile Vermont 

Join Country Mile Vermont for a backcountry snowshoe tour fully customized to suit the needs of your group. All experience levels are welcome! They teach you the basics if this is your first time. Book Your Adventure Now!

Mad River Glen Naturalist Programs

Each and every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30AM  join one of Mad River Glens Naturalists for a guided snowshoe trek tailored to your interests in the ecology and wildlife of Stark Mountain! Outings and content vary each week, depending snow conditions and participants. Learn about the hardwood forests of the Green Mountains, as well as our resident moose, bear, deer, fisher, coyote, red fox and more! All Naturalist Programs are 1.5 to 2 hours in duration and are created as easy to moderate in terms of difficulty.
Book your guided snowshoe tour now! 

Snowshoeing in the MRV

Blueberry Lake Cross-Country Ski Center

424 Plunkton Road, Warren, VT 05674, Warren VT
(802) 496-6687
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Clearwater Sports

4147 Main St, Waitsfield VT
(802) 496-2708
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Mad River Path

4061 MAIN STREET, Waitsfield VT
(802) 496-7284
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Ole’s Cross Country Ski Center

2355 Airport Road, Warren, VT 05674, Roxbury VT
(802) 496-3430
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Umiak Outdoor Outfitters

849 South Main Street, Stowe VT
(802) 253-2317
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