Our Picks For This Weekend, Jan. 6-8

This weekend, cross country ski to dinner at a classic inn, demo the latest fatbikes and hearty brews at Uberwintern, and find the best deals on pre-loved snow gear at SkiRack’s massive ski swap.

6 | World’s Largest Ski/Snowboard Lesson, Select Resorts, Vt. 

At 10 a.m. on Friday, participating resorts nation-wide will try to set a world record for the most people learning to ski or ride at one time. Join the fun at Burke Mountain, Killington, Pico Mountain, Smuggler’s Notch and Okemo. More information here.

 7 | Überwintern Fatbike Festival, Stowe, Vt.

Mountain Bike Vermont hosts a day of fatbike group rides, demos and hearty brews around a warm fire. In the words of MTBVT: “It’s a day of fatbike revelry on powder-packed single track for those souls brave enough to keep charging on two wheels through the depths of winter!”

7 | Ski To Dine at Blueberry Hill Inn, Goshen, Vt.

Ski with a guide for 15 kilometers from Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton to Blueberry Hill Inn in Goshen and enjoy a four-course seasonal meal at the Inn. Headlamps and your own equipment are required. Call Blueberry Hill for more information at (802) 247-6735.

7 | Race To The Cabin, Stowe, Vt. 

Join the Trapp Family Lodge for this 5k race to the Lodge’s rustic cabin in the woods. Following the race, competitors will be greeted with hot chocolate at the cabin. Spectators welcome.

7-8 | SKIRACK Ski Swap, Burlington, Vt. 

SKIRACK’s most popular annual event, the ski and snowboard swap, will give you great deals on downhill skis, snowboards, cross-country skis, snowshoes, boots, bindings, poles, roof racks & more.

8 | Veterans Ski For Free, Warren, Vt. 

Sugarbush partners with the Home Base Program and invites veterans and their families to a day of free skiing and snowboarding as part of Sugarbush’s Adventure Series. To register, email emccarthy21@mgh.harvard.edu. Space is limited.