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Directions to Trail Heads:

We have Snowshoe Rentals available in the Rental Shop.


From the lift shack at the base of Bluster follow the green snowshoe markers under the two Valley chair lifts and then up the far side of the ski trail to the pond. The trail head is at the far end of the pond.

Distance: Approx. 1 mile
Time: 30-50 minutes
Vertical: 200’

Pats Peak


From the stairs leading up to the balcony proceed to the base of the Hurricane chair lift. Follow the blue markers along the far side of the ski trail. The trail head is on the left just after the chair lift.

Distance: Approx. 3.25 miles
Time: 60-120 minutes
Vertical: 500’


Caution! The Black Trail is for experts snowshoers with expert equipment only. The trail runs between the Green Trail, about halfway through the loop, to the top of the Cascade Basin chair, where it meets the Blue Trail.

Distance: 1.25 miles (approx.)
Time: 40 to 60 min.
Vertical: 700’

Finding your way on the trail:

Finding your way on the trail: The trails are marked with round green markers for the easiest Green Trail, blue square markers for the intermediate Blue Trail, and black diamond markers for the Expert Trail. Follow the trail markers and arrows to guide you along the trails.


Please be aware that Pats Peak does not patrol or maintain these snowshoeing trail. There is no cost to use our snowshoe trails. Remember, our snowshoe trails depend on natural snowfall. Please call in advance for snowshoeing trail conditions at 603-428-3245.

The ski area or its employees are not responsible for injuries which occur as a result of the inherent risks associated with the sport of snowshoeing.

Please follow these simple guidelines:

  • Tell someone where you plan to go and when you will be back
  • Carry this Snowshoe Trail map
  • Bring plenty of water
  • Dress in layers
  • If possible, snowshoe with a partner
  • Bring a flashlight
  • Please stay on the marked trails

CLICK HERE to view/print a .pdf version of the Snowshoe Map.


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