Trip report

Ski, Snowshoe Weekend in Southern VT

Weekend Trip DATE: 03/04/2011 - 03/06/2011

Trip/Event Location: Newfane, VT

Trip Leader(s):

Max # People: 10

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: Yes, but I'm not running this; I'm looking for other members to join me

Difficulty Level: Easy

I have coordinated with Dave and Scott from Frog Meadow Bed & Breakfast in southern VT to block out the entire weekend for a GO members getaway.
We can arrive late afternoon/early evening Friday
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Based on the comments, it is safe to say that everyone had a great time this weekend! Frog Meadow Bed & Breakfast in Newfane VT was the perfect place to get away from the weeks’ stress and to get outside for skiing and snowshoeing. Lee and Darick arrived Friday afternoon and were joined later by Richard and James. The first evening was spent with light snacks, time in the hot tub, and sitting in front of the fireplace.
Saturday morning, the four of us headed over to Grafton Ponds Nordic Center where Richard and James enjoyed XC skiing and Lee and Darick took off on their snow shoes. We certainly needed the exercise after a fantastic full breakfast of granola, fresh fruit, pancakes and bacon provided by Dave and Scott!
After a couple of hours and lunch break, Richard and James went back to Grafton Ponds for some snow shoeing while Darick and Lee headed back to hang out by the fire and wood-fired hot tub. Two other Frog Meadow guests (Kevin and Christopher) joined our GO group in time for a light happy hour snack.
Just when we thought it couldn’t get any better, Dave served a home cooked dinner of green salad, turkey chili, cornbread, and bread pudding. Yum! The rest of the evening was spent with lots of good conversation, laughter, more hot tub, and movies on the big screen TV.
The last day, Sunday, we were again greeted by one of Dave’s breakfasts (French toast), and we all packed our bags and said goodbye’s with promises of meeting again at future GO events.
Many thanks to our hosts, Scott & Dave at Frog Meadow for providing us with such a comfortable and friendly place (not to mention the great food) for this event.

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What Members Are Saying About This Trip/Event

  • Thank you Darick for putting this weekend together. I had a great time hanging out with you guys. Dave & Scott were the most gracious & fun hosts to be around. I'm looking forward to round II come Spring/Summer. - jconroy

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