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Norske Trail

This hiking/ungroomed ski trail passes through mixed hardwood/softwood forests and over a variety of terrain as it enters the Breadloaf Wilderness.
Trail Activity
2.1 miles, One Way
Hancock (VT), Ripton (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt


Much of the trail is gradual ups and downs with several extended elevation changes on the western side of the trail. You can continue your ski by connecting with the Catamount Trail on FR 59 or return to Vermont Route 125. The trail begins and ends on private property; please be respectful of the owners.

Trail Manager

Visit Green Mountain National Forest online for more information or contact:

US Forest Service
Phone: (802) 767-4261 x530
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Trail Tips

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Stick to established trails and campsites. If there's no trail, try to walk on rock, gravel, or snow and spread out so that your group doesn't create a trail.
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