Cross county skiing at the VIC.  Photo courtesy of Nancie Battaglia. Used by permission.

Trail Conditions at the Paul Smith's College VIC
VIC Snow-line: 518-327-6241
Last updated on: 10 February 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Snow Depth: Variable
Groomed Trail Base: Variable
New Snow in past 24 Hours: 3-5"
Grooming is in progress. Trails consist of rolled snow on a hard-packed base.
Caution on hills is recommended.

Classic Trails
Status Packed Track Set Comments
BOBCAT Trail Open/Groomed  
HERON MARSH Trail Open/Groomed  
WOODS & WATERS Trail Open/Groomed .
ESKER Trail Closed
SILVI Trail Open/Groomed  
JENKINS MOUNTAIN ROAD (from Logger's Loop to the beaver ponds) Trail Open/Groomed  
Skate Trails
Status Packed Leveled Track set Comments
EASY STREET Trail Open/Groomed  
FOX RUN Trail Closed  
LOGGER'S LOOP Trail Open/Groomed
SKIDDER TRAIL Trail Open/Groomed  
Snowshoe Trails
Status Packed Comments
BARNUM BROOK Trail Open/Groomed  
BLACK POND Trail Open/Groomed
JENKINS MOUNTAIN Trail Open/Groomed  
LONG POND Trail Open/Groomed
BOREAL LIFE Trail Open/Groomed
Trail Open/Groomed = Trail open
Trail Closed = Trail Closed


Trail Map
Printable Trail Map
Winter Ski and Snowshoe Trail Descriptions
Winter Trail Fees
2015-2016 Winter Season Pass Application

Winter Trail Fees 2014-2015 Printable Flyer (PDF)


Explore the VIC

The Paul Smiths VIC offers a wide variety of programs throughout the year to educate and inform Adirondack Park residents and visitors about the natural wonders of the Adirondack Mountains. You can help support these programs by joining the Friends of the VIC. More information on Friends of the VIC memberships

Explore the Trails

The VIC trails are free and open to the public, from dawn to dusk, spring through fall. In winter, the trails are open to cross-country skiers and snowshoers for a fee. Day or season passes may be purchased.