Dashney Nordic Center at burke mountain resort

 CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND SNOWSHOEING

(802) 626-8338

223 Sherburne Lodge Road, East Burke, VT 05832

skiburke.com

The snowshoe and XC ski network of trails at Burke Mountain Resort are at Dashney Nordic Center (802-626-8338; www.SkiBurke.com) including 11-15 km on logging lanes, forgotten country roads, and rolling Vermont farmland. The area is operated in a partnership with the Northwoods Stewardship Center.

The Dashney Nordic Center is near the base of Burke Mountain Resort (the alpine ski area) with trails groomed for classic and skate skiing through woods and over fields. Loops and terrain is varied and available for skiers of all levels. There is a designated dog-friendly loop at the center. This is also the training area for the Burke Mountain Academy Nordic ski team.

The Center is open seven days a week 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Trail grooming is done about four times weekly conditions permitting. A trail pass for skiers or snowshoers is $15 per day; half day after 2:00 PM is $10 per day and a family can ski all year long for $125 per season.

Rental equipment available for XC skiing is $20 (half day after 2 PM is $10) or snowshoeing $10 (half day after 2:00 PM is $5). Lessons and tours available by appointment.  To request a lesson or for more information contact Northwoods at (802) 723-6551 extension 303 or ski@northwoodscenter.org

The center has maps and information, trail passes and merchandise available, rental equipment for XC skiing and snowshoeing, restroom, and hot cocoa.

NorthWoods Stewardship Center is a non-profit conservation organization located 30 minutes northeast of Burke Mountain Resort in East Charleston, Vermont. For 25 years, they have reached their mission to connect people and place, through science, education and action. For the 2016/17 winter season, NorthWoods and Burke have teamed up, and the NorthWoods staff is excited to add their experience and passion for environmental education and conservation to the Burke offerings. Nearby Kingdom Trails has more trails and fat bike access and lodging is at Burke Mountain Resort.

Burke Mountain Hotel & Conference Center

Burke Mountain Hotel & Conference Center

One of the greatest gifts the Northeast Kingdom offers to its residents and guests is the natural beauty and infinite opportunity for experience. Whether you like the outdoors or indoors, winter, summer, spring, or fall, the talented and familiar staff at the Burke Mountain Hotel is a great starting point and can put you in the right direction.

With 116 suites available in studio, one, two and three bedrooms with kitchenettes and great views from every window in the facility. Restaurants and pubs, arcade and fitness center, meeting space, and so much more. For reservations call 866-966-4820 or click http://skiburke.com/

Directions: Located on Dashney Road off of Mountain Road. FROM HOTEL/MID-BURKE:  Head south on Mountain Road (towards Sherburne Base Lodge); turn RIGHT onto Dashney Road; follow Dashney Road approx 1-mile and end at Burke Nordic Center. FROM SHERBURNE BASE LODGE:  Turn right on mountain road; make first LEFT onto Dashney Road; follow Dashney Road approx 1-mile and end at Burke Nordic Center.