Southern 4-Day Tour #2
Friday to Monday February 3rd to 6th 2017
Sections 15 to 12N – Brewers Corner to Widow's Clearing Trail
Skiers are welcome to sign up for as many days as they wish, even one. Register below or contact the CTA Office at[masked]-5794. To ask specific questions about the tour contact the Tour Coordinator.
This tour has a required fee. For more info and to register please visit www.catamounttrail.org
Steve Fernandes | [masked] | (802)[masked], (603)[masked]
Steve Fernandes is the trail chief for section 13 and is looking forward to leading this 4 day tour again. He completed his Catamount Trail end to end in 2010. Steve works as a Technical Consultant and lives in Rutland, Vermont with his wife Bernadette.
Debbie Page | [masked] | (802)[masked], (802)[masked]
Debbie Page fell in love with the Catamount Trail after doing a daylong tour up in Beaver Meadow in Stowe. She has now completed the whole trail, made a fistful of fast friends and is working on completing the Long Trail. She lives in Williston with her husband Steve and aging golden retriever Keister.
Section Descriptions … 15, 14, 13, 12N
Section 15: Route 73 to Widow’s Clearing Trail – February 3rd
The CT in Goshen between Rte. 73 and Flora White Rd now follows a rolling backcountry route within the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF). Between FR 224 and Widow’s Clearing Trail, the CT follows the delightful, scenic, ungroomed trails of Blueberry Hill Inn and X-C Ski Center. 10.1 miles.
Section 14: Mountain top to Route 73 – February 4th
Largely within the Green Mountain National Forest, this section follows the groomed trails of Mountain Top Ski Center and a VAST snowmobile corridor trail. 11.0 miles.
Section 13: Route 4 to Mountain Top – February 5th
This section of the CT runs along ungroomed trails, groomed snowmobile trails, and the excellent groomed trails of Mt. Top Inn Ski Center. It features wonderful views of secluded Chittenden Reservoir. 10.3 miles.
Section 12N: Tin Shanty to Route 4 – February 6th
This section can be accessed from a moderately used snowmobile route travelling .7 miles to reach the CT. The CT then continues as a remote backcountry ski along the undulating flanks of Shrewsbury, Little Killington, and Mendon Peaks, before entering the Rutland City Forest. It is mostly at elevations of 2000′ feet or more so good early/late snow is often available.
For more info and to register for this tour please visit - www.catamounttrail.org.