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: 24 January 2015

Snow Depth: 5-10"
Groomed Trail Base: 3-5"
New Snow in past 24 hours: Trace
Best cross country skiing so far this season!
Please stay off the ice.

Classic Trails
Status Packed Track Set Comments
BOBCAT Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed
HERON MARSH Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed
WOODS & WATERS Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed    
ESKER Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed Some thin spots
SILVI Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed
JENKINS MOUNTAIN ROAD (from Logger's Loop to the beaver ponds) Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed  
Skate Trails
Status Packed Leveled Track set Comments
EASY STREET Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed Great!
FOX RUN Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed .
LOGGER'S LOOP Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed  
SKIDDER TRAIL Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed  
Snowshoe Trails
Status Packed Comments
BARNUM BROOK Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed  
BLACK POND Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed  
JENKINS MOUNTAIN Trail Open/Groomed Trail Open/Groomed  
LONG POND Trail Open/Groomed  
BOREAL LIFE Trail Open/Groomed 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
2014-2015 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.