Monthly Archives: December 2010

Last Snowshoe Tour and Bonfire of 2010!

It’s a beautiful day up here at the Nordic Center, and we’ve got several activities planned!

  • From 12-2pm we’ll be hosting a snowman/snowcreature building contest outside the center.
  • At 3pm we’ll be hosting a snowshoe tour. The tour and snowshoe rental are complimentary for hotel guests.  For season pass holders the tour is $5 and snowshoe rental is complimentary.  For general public the tour is  $8 and snowshoe rental is $20.  For ticket holders the snowshoe tour is $6 and snowshoe rental is $20.
  • The snowshoe tour will return in time to enjoy a bonfire with cookies and cocoa, which will be set up a the top of the Picnic Loop.  Everyone is welcome to join us from 4:30-6:30 around the fire!

Photo borrowed from we'll have our own pictures soon!

Snowshoe Tour and Bonfire Today!

Come explore the terrain with us on the complimentary snowshoe tour** heading out from the Nordic center at 3pm today. The group will be returning just in time for the bonfire we’ll be hosting at the top of the Picnic Loop from 4:30-6:30.  Cookies and cocoa will be served, and the bonfire will be open to everyone, whether you enjoyed the snowshoe tour, a cross-country ski, or the downhill slopes!

** The snowshoe tour and snowshoe rental is complimentary for hotel guest.  For season pass holders the tour is $5 and snowshoe rental is complimentary.  For general public the tour is  $8 and snowshoe rental is $20.  For ticket holders the snowshoe tour is $6 and snowshoe rental is $20.

Snowflake Thermometer and Great Skiing!

Our friends at the Jericho historical Society are keeping the art/science and history of Snowflake Bentley alive.  One of our favorites is this thermometer poster that shows what snowflakes form at different temperatures







Click here to go to the Snowflake Bentley Website.

Christmas Day

We are open Christmas Day form 8am-2pm… come on up and get a little outdoor adventure before your big holiday meal!  The snow is perfect!

Season Pass Printing

We have our very own season pass printer!

We invite you to visit the Nordic Center to have your 2011 Season Pass Printed…

If you still need to get your season pass there is still a whole winter’s worth of skiing ahead- don’t miss out.






Saturday Ski Day!

Here are a couple of photos we took out on the trails yesterday to help inspire your Saturday adventures!

Looking down Coyote at some promising terrain ahead.

Speaking of promising, Zack is motivated to get to the top of the yet untracked JJs

Burlington High School Ski Team

Great article in the Burlington Free Press about the BHS Ski Team and a photo of  the team practicing at Bolton Nordic last weekend.

Click Here to link to the article.


Bolton Season Opener

We had a great race today. Over 100 hearty souls enjoyed epic conditions to kick off the season- high winds, continuous snow fall on  top of the solid  groomed base made for a abrupt kick start to racing.  Many college teams, NENSA clubs, BKL Kids and others!!

North West Vermont Endurance and Bolton Nordic have some of the best race volunteers- Thanks to everyone for a great day!

Results — Women, Men and Kids are in one file- look to the bottom of the page and you will see different named worksheets.

Click here for the article on the race.

Click here for the article.

More Photos coming soon. Check back Monday or Tuesday.

Thanks to Eric Darling and Sarah Pribram for taking event photos.

Sunday Update

We don’t want to jinx it, but the wet, nasty weather that was anticipated for today has not made its way up the mountain yet!  It’s stormy out, for sure, but right now it is definitely a winter storm.  As usual, wooded trails are more protected from the wind, so once in the shelter of the trees, it is still a beautiful day to be skiing.

We want to give a big shout out to all of the racers who are showing up to open the race season in the cold and blowing snow.  Which leads us to…

Race Information!!


Sunday, December 12, 2011

Start Times:       BKL/J2- 10am

Women- 11am

Men- 12pm

Start /Finish: Broadway/ World Cup Intersection

Race Course: BKL- Pond/ Broadway

J2-World Cup (short loop), Broadway, Pond Loop

J1-Masters- 2 laps, World Cup, Broadway, Maple to Teardrop, Broadway and Pond (repeat)

Awards and Raffle at 2:30pm inside the Nordic Center (approx)

Thanks to our sponsors!

Happy Opening Day!

We opened yesterday and started things off with a group lesson for 20 kids and adults! This morning we have seen lots of familiar faces and ski friends here to get morning tracks. Photos coming soon!