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Welcome to the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Nordic Center Conditions Report. Here you will find everything you need to know for a day of Cross Country Skiing or Snowshoeing. From trail statuses to base depth, we have everything you need and more to be prepared for your adventurous day at Mt. Van Ho.

What's Happening...

Happy December!

The Snow is falling here at Nordic Center adding to our already incredibly early season snow! The legacy trails and biathlon side are open and ready for you today. 90% of those trails are groomed and tracked. Please continue to access those trails by using the RFID gate on the bridge until Friday.

Don’t forget to purchase your season pass if you haven’t already. The next deadline is December 8th! Purchase your pass at the following link!

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Season Pass Deadline – December 8th!

This year, we have two pricing tiers for our 2021/22 Season Passes—our base rates for new pass holders (including free spring skiing privileges), plus our exclusive renewal rates for 2020/21 Season Passholders.

Learn more below, and be sure to pay attention to the deadlines to snag the best deal!

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Reminder: Parking is permitted in Lot 3 and Lot 4, please do not park and access the trails from other locations.

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Special Notes

Know Before You Go 

  • Arrive as Ready as Possible— We are recommending that our guests arrive as ready as possible, minimizing the need to be inside. Please limit your bags, as storage space will be minimal. Bags will not be permitted under food service tables. Please do not bring any crockpots or food-sharing coolers. 
  • Know the mask guidelines 
  • Indoors: Face coverings (masks) are required at all times, regardless of vaccination statusindoors except for when you are seated and dining. 
  • Outdoors: Vaccinated guests do not need to wear a face covering, but are recommended when near unknown guests, or when unable to be socially distanced. Unvaccinated guests are required to wear face coverings and be socially distanced outside.  
  • Explore grab & go options—Indoor occupancy is currently set at 75% in the Mountain Pass Lodge. Tables in food service areas can be occupied for a max of 30 minutes, depending on location. Be sure to check out our convenient grab & go food options for your mid-day fuel up. 

Season Passholders: We are holding a Parking is permitted in Lot 3 or 4. Please use the RFID Gates to access the trails! We are currently doing an RFID Challenge now until the end of the season. Every day your Season Pass RFID Card is scanned you’ll be entered for the chance to win great prizes. Learn more below.

 

Snow Report

Ski day 7 | 10:15 AM , December 1, 2021
Wednesday
Dec 1 2021
Weather
30°F Flurries
Trails
15 of 27
Kilometers Open
35 km
Weather Details
Snowmaking
Past 24 hrs:Yes
Past 48 hrs:Yes
Snowfall
Past 24 hrs:1 in
Last 7 Days:10 in
Base Depth:4 in
Season Total:10 in
Surface Conditions
Primary:Packed Powder
Please Take Note: Trail conditions, including groomed surfaces, change constantly due to many factors including, but not limited to, skier traffic, weather, snowmaking, and other factors both manmade and natural. This report is subject to change without notice at any time.

Lifts

Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
  • Icon for On Hold On Hold
Cliffside Coaster
Icon for Cliffside Coaster closed
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Skiing & Snowboard Trails

Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for More Difficult
Perimeter Loop
Icon for Perimeter Loop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for More Difficult
Three Trails Loop
Icon for Three Trails Loop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for Most Difficult
East Mountain Loop
Icon for East Mountain Loop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for Most Difficult
Three Trails Cutoff
Icon for Three Trails Cutoff open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for Most Difficult
Porter Mountain
Icon for Porter Mountain closed
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for More Difficult
New Competition Trails
Icon for New Competition Trails closed
Icon for More Difficult
Brookside Loop
Icon for Brookside Loop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for More Difficult
Deer Run
Icon for Deer Run open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for More Difficult
Inner Loopen Trail
Icon for Inner Loopen Trail open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for More Difficult
North Brook Trail
Icon for North Brook Trail open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for More Difficult
East Mountain Cutoff
Icon for East Mountain Cutoff open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for More Difficult
Explorer
Icon for Explorer open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country Skiing
Icon for Easier
Zig Zag
Icon for Zig Zag open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for Easier
Flatlander Extension Loop
Icon for Flatlander Extension Loop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for Easier
Flatlander Plus
Icon for Flatlander Plus open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for Easier
Flatlander Loop
Icon for Flatlander Loop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for Easier
Bobcat Trail
Icon for Bobcat Trail open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for Easier
Mini Loop
Icon for Mini Loop open
Icon for GroomedIcon for X-Country SkiingIcon for Track Set
Icon for Expert Only
Hi Notch
Icon for Hi Notch closed
Level
  • Icon for Easier Easier
  • Icon for More Difficult More Difficult
  • Icon for Most Difficult Most Difficult
  • Icon for Expert Only Expert Only
Status
  • Icon for Open Open
  • Icon for Closed Closed
Other Trail Status
  • Icon for Groomed Groomed
  • Icon for Snowmaking Snowmaking
  • Icon for Moguls Moguls
  • Icon for Freestyle Area Freestyle Area
  • Icon for Glades Glades
  • Icon for Public Race Course Public Race Course
  • Icon for Reserved for Event Reserved for Event
  • Icon for Accessible Accessible
  • Icon for Hiking Hiking
  • Icon for Biking Biking
  • Icon for Pets Pets
  • Icon for X-Country Skiing X-Country Skiing
  • Icon for Snowshoes Snowshoes
  • Icon for Track Set Track Set
  • Icon for Traction Traction
  • Icon for Social Distancing Social Distancing
Icon for More Difficult
Red Snowshoe Trail
Icon for Red Snowshoe Trail open
Icon for Snowshoes
Icon for Easier
Yellow Snowshoe Trail
Icon for Yellow Snowshoe Trail open
Icon for Snowshoes
Icon for More Difficult
Orange Snowshoe Trail (to MVH East Jct)
Icon for Orange Snowshoe Trail (to MVH East Jct) closed
Icon for Snowshoes