skiing at smugglers

A winter recreation resort, Sterling Ridge Resort, receives enough snowfall for enjoyment of many winter activities.

Enjoy downhill skiing and riding  just 4 miles to Smugglers Notch Ski Resort.  Discount lift vouchers always available - Adult Full Day and Youth Full Day.Right from your door here at the resort you can cross country ski on groomed trails, passing through fields and beautiful wooded terrain.  Take a walk thru the woods on snowshoes (rentals available) or have a real winter adventure on a guided snowmobile tour. Nearby horse drawn sleigh rides are offered at Lajoie Stables in Jeffersonville and Pleasant Valley Sleigh Rides at Boyden Valley. Every January, we host the Smugglers Notch Primitive Biatholon here on the property. 

Ski and snowboarding

Sterling Ridge, a winter recreation resortSki and ride at Smugglers Notch Ski Resort which is renowned for its childrens learn to ski programs and adult learn to ski packages. Rentals available at Smugglers Notch, Triple Diamond Ski shop and No School Snowboard shop.

New terrain parks excite the boarder and rider with extra fun on the slopes.

Sterling Ridge guests get the benefit of discount ski passes for Smugglers Notch Ski Resort.  Inquire at the time of reservation.

Snowshoes at the Field & Stream Dream CabinSnowshoeing

Explore the woods on snowshoes right here at Sterling Ridge Resort on our 360 acres. Daily rentals available in the office.




Snowmobiling has become a popular and fun way to enjoy the winter beauty here in Vermont.  Guided snowmobile tours by Green Mountain Snowmobile Adventures are offered at snowmobilingSterling Ridge Resort during the day. Evening tours guide you through Smugglers’ Notch pass over to Mt. Mansfield (Stowe) ski area, past breathtaking ice flows and rock formations. Day tours take you on groomed trails through woods, meadows, across streams and covered bridges.




By The Dozen Dogsledding offers a variety of options for you and your family to experience the outdoors in a new way. They do most of their winter dogsleddingtours at Boyden Farm & Winery in Cambridge, VT.  Custom tours available here at Sterling Ridge Resort for our guests based upon availability. When reserving your cabin, please inquire for more information on this unique winter activity.


Sleigh Rides


Winter sleigh rides and winter horseback riding are available through Lajoie Stables in Jeffersonville. All sleigh rides are private and include a vermont sleigh ride in winterguide. Call for more information and pricing on both sleigh rides and horseback riding 802-644-5347 or visit their website at


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