Hiking the Best of Vermont

5 Days | Summit ski-slopes in summer and experience the variety in Vermont

Walking & Trekking
USD $2,870
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Strech your legs and breath in the fresh mountain air of Vermont on this five-day hiking adventure. Settle into Stowe, your gateway to the Green Mountain State, then retrace moonshine supply lines along Smugglers’ Notch. The fjord-like views of Mount Pisgah and Mount Hor are sure to leave a lasting impression before you scale Mount Mansfield – Vermont's highest peak and see the mountain’s Nose, Forehead and Chin for views over state lines. With picturesque picnic lunches and dinners at Stowe’s best spots, and an experienced leader guiding the way, you’ll hardly put a foot wrong hiking the best of Vermont.

Trip overview

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Burlington, United States
Burlington, United States
Walking & Trekking
United States
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Min 12
Group size
Min 2 - Max 6
Trip code
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Stand tall atop Mount Mansfield and Jay Peak, and on clear days spot the White Mountains in New Hampshire, the Adirondacks in New York or even Canada.
  • Navigate through Smugglers’ Notch, an area used by Vermonters during the Napoleonis Wars and Prohibition.
  • Walk a few sections of the Long Trail – the oldest long-distance trail in the USA that spans the length of Vermont.
  • Scale a historic fire tower rising high above Lake Elmore below and refresh yourself with a swim in the lake after the day’s hike.
  • Settle into Stowe, your homebase for northern Vermont’s outdoor adventures. Explore the historic downtown and visit one of its many local breweries, cideries or wineries.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This is a walking trip, so a good fitness level will help you enjoy all included walks and activities.
  • On this trip, you’ll be required to carry a daypack weighing approximately 3.5 to 5.5 kg.


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5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners


Private vehicle


Inn (4 nights)

  • Shuttle from Burlington to Stowe
  • Smugglers' Notch - Hiking
  • Northeast Kingdom - Lake Willoughby Hike
  • Stowe - Mount Mansfield Hike
  • Stowe - Mount Elmore Fire Tower Hike & Lake Swim
  • Jay - Jay Peak via The Long Trail
  • Shuttle from Stowe to Burlington

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Important notes

1. A completed registration form is required to join these trips. You will not be confirmed for the trip until your form has been received and reviewed. We may ask for a medical release signed by your physician for medical conditions or circumstances which could possibly compromise your safety or the safety of others on this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.
2. Travellers on this particular trip are not required to produce proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.
3. A signed disclaimer (Acknowledgement of Risks Form) is required at the time of booking for this trip – please speak to your agent for further details.
4. To help ensure this trip is right for you, this trip is subject to additional ‘Essential Eligibility Requirements’ – see the ‘Itinerary Disclaimer’ section of the Essential Trip Information for further details
5.This trip is operated and run by Wildland Trekking, an Intrepid company. You will be travelling with a mixture of both Wildland Trekking customers and Intrepid customers.
6. You will meet your guide and group in Burlington, Vermont in the morning on Day 1. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel, and will be in contact approximately 10 days before the tour to coordinate the pick up and answer any last minute questions you have. This trip will conclude at approximately 5:00 PM on the last day.
7. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights on your trip and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.

Essential Trip Information

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Hiking the Best of Vermont
USD $2,870