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Winter Activities

A Wonderland of Adventure

The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, set amidst the splendor of Vermont’s scenic Green Mountains with 914 acres of mountain trails right in our backyard. Located in Manchester, Vermont, a mountain town that has everything: spectacular dining, history and of course spectacular skiing. With easy access to both Bromley and Stratton Mountains, The Equinox Resort & Spa is right in the epicenter for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter recreation.

  1. Winter Equinox Events & Happenings

Weekends On The Lincoln Lawn

S'mores by the Firepit

S'mores Kits Available for Purchase in the Gift Shop or at the Front Desk

  1. Make it Sweet

Downhill Skiing

Beginning and experienced skiers alike can take advantage of our resort’s proximity to Vermont’s best trails. Bromley Mountain is just seven miles away, and Stratton Mountain is 17 miles from the resort.

Cross Country Skiing

Explore a variety of trails that wind through beautiful Vermont scenery. Trails are appropriate for cross country skiers of all abilities.

  • Viking Nordic  - 35 kilometers of trails for skiing  & snowshoeing just 20 minutes from Manchester.

  • Hildene - 8 miles of trails with ski & snowshoe rentals

Land Rover vehicle

Land Rover Experience

Whether this is your first time off road or you have plenty of experience away from the pavement, a lesson with Land Rover Experience Driving School cover the basics of expedition-style driving and mastering off-road obstacles such as steep ascents and descents, side-tilts, log and water crossings, rock crawls, and boulders. And, yes, it’s as fun as it sounds.

Book your Experience

 

Sleigh Rides

Manchester and the surrounding areas offer several unforgettable sleigh ride experiences. Enjoy scenic wagon rides through the snow-capped Green Mountains. Weather dependent.

  • Taylor Farm at (802) 824 5690 for information and reservations. 

Ice Skating

Bring your own skates and glide & twirl on our new outdoor skating rink. For year round skating head to Olympic Sized Riley Rink , just a few minutes from the resort. Riley Rink also offers rental skates.

Please note our On Site Skating Rink is Closing for the Season on 2/22

Snowshoeing

Many scenic trails are available for exploring in the winter, and we have the maps to get you there. Equipment Rental Options:

  • Eastern Mountain Sports (802) 366-8082

  • The Mountain Goat (802) 362-5159

Tubing

Try a classic thrilling winter pastime at one of the local mountains. Simply hop on a tube and enjoy the ride, then get up and do it all over again.

Snowmobiling

There are miles and miles of snowmobile trails throughout the area providing access to the beautiful backcountry and breathtaking vistas.

Stratton Snowmobile Tours:  802 379 1483 email: strattontours@gmail.com

Dog Sledding             

Looking for a unique winter adventure. Why not experience the exuberance of dogsledding your way across the snow.    

Snow Excuses at The Equinox

The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa is set amidst the splendor of Vermont’s scenic Green Mountains with 914 acres of mountain trails right in our backyard. Located in Manchester, a mountain town that has everything: delicious dining, history & of course spectacular skiing. With easy access to both Bromley & Stratton, The Equinox is right in the epicenter for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter recreation.

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802-362-4700

Guests at The Equinox can also challenge themselves with the Land Rover Driving Experience, or just take in the fresh mountain air strolling through town to check out the designer outlets. For the kids or your inner child take the resort sleds for a spin, twirl on our outdoor skating rink or visit the snowman garden to build a frozen friend. And when your busy day is done, you can relax by the firepit or with a massage in the spa or a swim in our heated indoor pool before indulging in a memorable dinner in a historic setting.

Snow Excuses Package includes:

  • Discounted overnight accommodations
  • Plus a daily breakfast to start each ski day sunny side up
  • One S'mores Kit to end your evening by the Fire Pit

Valid for stays 11/20/2022 through 4/10/2023. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Be sure to your lift tickets in advance for skiing through either Bromley or Stratton. Package includes breakfast for up to 2 adults and children under 12 booked in the same room.

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