South of Lebanon near Brownsville, the Ascutney Mountain Nordic Center has 30 km of cross-country ski trails. There are 8 separate ski loops for beginners and advanced skiers.
To reach Ascutney Mountain Resort from the South on I-91 (Brattleboro/Western MA/CT/NYC):
Take Exit 8 and bear right at the end of the exit ramp. Follow Route 131 for 3/10 of a mile to intersection with US Rte. 5. At the light, turn left onto Rte. 5 for 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Rte. 44A and follow for 2.8 miles. Bear left on Rte. 44 and follow for 2 miles to Ascutney Mountain Resort on left, just before the village of Brownsville. The Ascutney Mountain Resort is located at 449 Ski Tow Road in Brownsville. The Ascutney Mountain Nordic Center is located west of the Hotel on Mountainside Drive. Cross-country skis, snowshoe rentals and trail maps are available at Cunninghams Ski Barn.
Overall, Ascutney Mountain Nordic Center is the 20th most popular cross country ski area of all 29 Nordic ski destinations in Vermont.