Location, Terrain, and Training

The event center will be located at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center.

535 Lost Nation Rd
Craftsbury Common, VT USA 


The town of Craftsbury (population 1,136) is located in the northeastern part of the State of Vermont, in the northeastern part of the United States of America. 

The racing terrain is a mix of forest, fields, and lakes.  The forest is mix of conifers and deciduous trees. The altitude ranges from 270m to 400m above sea level. The Craftsbury Outdoor Center maintains approximately 80 km of groomed cross-country ski trails. 

Pre-training possibilities are nearby with cross-country ski trails in the towns of Greensboro and Stowe, Vermont. These cross-country ski areas charge daily trail fees, but may be included in some local lodging.

There are many post event winter recreation activities in Vermont and surrounding states.  There are many alpine and nordic ski areas  as well extensive National Forests for backcountry exploration.