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News & Updates

It has been a great Fall for trail work and even a little skiing mixed in with cold temperatures and snow that we have been fortunate to see here in the Northeast Kingdom. NEKBC would like to thank all of its volunteers for the 200 plus hours put in this past October and November to […]

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NEKBC Nov. 11th Work Day

Attention NEKBC, Catamount Trail Members, & Volunteers Join us this Saturday, November 11th for a trail work day on Kirby Mt. We will be cleaning old lines and working on clearing new lines for the upcoming 2017-2018 ski season. Time: 9 am -3 pm Where: We will meet on the Kirby Mt. Road at the […]

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Summer and Fall Work on Mt. Hor & Bartlett Mountain

  Attention Backcountry enthusiasts! We are excited to announce the following dates for Summer and Fall work are as follows: Flagging and Maintenance on Mt. Hor and Bartlett Mountain by NEKBC members on July 8 & August 12.  Glading new trails on Mt. Hor and Bartlett Mountain: October 21, 2017 November 7, 2017 November 11, […]

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Tour De Hor

The Northwoods Tour De Hor will be on Feb 19. 2017. Tour time is 9 – 1 with two group level tours going out. There will be an intermediate group touring the nordic trails and an expert group touring the new ski lines NEKBC cut this Fall. Plenty of POW out there so get out […]

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The Green Light

The North East Kingdom Backcountry Coalition (NEKBC) has been given the green light by VT Department of Forests Parks and Recreation to start cutting ski lines off of Mount Hor in Willoughby State Forest. This project is very exciting as it is the first of its kind in a VT State Forest. VT FPR has […]

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Press Release

November 2016 The Northeast Backcountry Coalition in partnership with the Catamount Trail Association and the Vermont Backcountry Alliance is pleased to announce three new backcountry ski zones for ski touring this coming winter, 2016-2017 in the Northeast Kingdom. Over the course of the Fall of 2016, NEKBC will construct natural surface gladed ski zones in […]