Northeast of Burlington near Montegomery and Jay Peak, the Hazen Notch nordic center has 40 miles of groomed and marked cross country skiing trails through a mix of maple, birch and evergreen forest. The touring center at Hazens Notch provides access to trails through rolling meadows and gentle hills including a 2,800 foot mountain. The 31 trails provide challenge for all abilities and are groomed for classical cross country skiing. The trails range from 5km to 24km.
For apres ski, check out Belfry in Montgomory Center. For nightlife, try the Rustic Tavern in Lowell.
To reach the ski center from Montegomery, head east on SR58 (aka Hazens Notch Road) for 1.5 miles. The ski center is on the left.
Overall, Hazens Notch is the 9th most popular cross country ski area of all 29 Nordic ski destinations in Vermont.