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Stratton Ridge

Trails ascend the ski trails on North Stratton Mountain and cross the ridge to Stratton Mountain, meeting up with the Long Trail at the summit.
Trail Activity
Hiking Snowshoeing
3.10 miles, One Way
Stratton (VT)
Packed Earth/Dirt, Gravel/Crushed Stone/Cinder


The Wanderer Trail begins on the far northwest side of the resort on Lower Wanderer, then to Lower & Upper West Meadow then on to Mike's Way. It includes a combination of wooded trails, mowed surface and gravel work roads. The Lower Wanderer segment offers options of hiking the open trail or venturing into the Moonbeam Trail en route to Lower West Meadow and its picturesque views. The final ascent meanders toward the summit along Mike's Way. 

The Stratton Ridge Trail starts at the summit of North Stratton Mountain where the Wanderer Trail ends. It leave from behind the Gondola ski lift station, following Mike’s Way ski trail for approximately 100 feet, before turning left into the woods and proceeding along the ridge. The trail then ascends slightly to the summit clearing of Stratton Mountain, where it meets up with the Long Trail, 0.7 miles from the summit of North Stratton Mountain.

Trail Manager

For additional information, visit the Green Mountain Club website, or contact:

Bennington County Regional Commission

Bennington County Regional Commission
111 South Street, Suite 203
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: (802) 442-0713
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Green Mountain Club

Green Mountain Club
4711 Waterbury-Stowe Rd.
Waterbury Center, VT 05677
Phone: (802) 244-7037
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Trail Tips

Plan Ahead and Prepare
Be prepared for emergencies. Pack extra clothing, food, and water and also a flashlight, first aid and repair kit, matches/fire starters, whistle, signaling mirror, and pocket knife.
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Trailhead Information

From VT-30 in Winhall, head south on the Stratton Mountain Access Road. Go 3.7 miles to the base of Stratton Mountain Ski Area. The trailhead is at the Sun Bowl Base Lodge parking lot.

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