Our Picks For This Weekend

This weekend, race uphill at Okemo and the Blueberry Hill Inn, relax and enjoy the snow with Grafton Winter Carnival’s ice bar, show your freestyle moves at Smuggs and watch some wild racing fun at the Stowe Derby.  

25 | Snowshoe Festival, Goshen, Vt.

Join the Endurance Society for 10K, 30K, 60K and 5K Sled Run races, starting at the Blueberry Hill Inn in Goshen. snowshoefestival.eventbrite.com

25 | Grafton Winter Carnival, Grafton, Vt.

Enjoy skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating and an ice bar, hosted by the Grafton Inn and held at the Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center. graftoninnvermont.com

25 | Winter Wild Uphill Race, Ludlow, Vt.

Climb up the slopes of Okemo with snowshoes, skins or plain old running shoes, then ski down to end this uphill race. Afterwards, get first tracks—the slopes open to participants before they open to the public. okemo.com

26 | USASA Northern Vermont Series, Smugglers’ Notch, Vt.

Smuggs and the US Snowboard and Freeski Association host a slopestyle competition at the Birch Run Terrain Park. All age and ability levels are welcome. smuggs.com

26 | Stowe Derby, Stowe, Vt.           

Ski or cheer on skiers in this descent from the top of Mountain Road, down to the Stowe bike path and finish in the center of town. Race is open to skate and classic XC (or alpine) skis and fat bikes as well. www.stowederby.com