When the snow falls at the Equinox the excitement begins. Go cross-country skiing or snow shoeing through beautiful wooded trails. Go downhill skiing at one of many local slopes. Or brave the elements with our off-road driving school that will test your skills under extreme conditions. Our celebrated spa is always here to lavish you with special treatments, and an indoor pool to refresh your body and spirit.
Cross-Country SkiingGlide over groomed trails at Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home. Hildene is two minutes from the resort, and complimentary transportation is available.
Click here to view the Trails at Hildene
Downhill SkiingA variety of terrain awaits skiers of all skill levels at Bromley (seven miles away) and Stratton Mountain (17 miles away).
Visit the Skiing Section
Equinox Preservation TrustThe Equinox Preservation Trust (EPT), a non-profit organization created in 1993, is dedicated to the protection and wise use of the wild plants on the Equinox Mountain. From Equinox Pond and its gentle trails to the rugged heights of stunted fir and spruce, the mountain has a stunning variety of natural habitats and places to wander. The trails, with varying terrain and difficulty, are maintained by the EPT and offer great hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. A trail guide is available.
Click here to learn about the Equinox Preservation Trust: equinoxpreservationtrust.org
FalconryDiscover the art of falconry during your next stay at the Equinox. Dating back thousands of years, this ageless hunting sport utilizes trained falcons and birds of prey to pursue wild game. In this hands-on introduction to the art of falconry, you are taught to handle a Harris Hawk in the comfort of the hawk barn.
Visit the British School of Falconry section
Ice SkatingIce skating is available in the nearby Olympic-sized facility at Riley Rink, just a few minutes from the resort. Rental skates are available at the rink.
Click here to learn more about Riley Rink: rileyrink.com
Merck ForestHike, snowshoe, or backpack the 2,900 acres of woodlands, meadows, ponds, and streams in Merck Forest.
Click here to learn more about Merck Forest merckforest.org