Peak to Peak Event in Woodstock, Vermont

Woodstock, VT. ~ Photo by Robert Sutherland

Woodstock, VT. ~ Photo by Robert Sutherland

Woodstock, Vermont, is an iconic village as cute as Camelot but far more real. The 5th Annual Peak to Peak Event will be held there on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 10 AM until 2:30 PM.

Primarily organized by the National Park Service, several local and regional groups combine their efforts to make it a day of healthy fun for everyone -- at the prettiest time of year.

Everyone will gather on the green before heading out to explore the trails around Woodstock, including the nearby Appalachian Trail.

The foliage will be beautiful and the company will be marvelous, with prizes for those who summit both Mount Peg and Mount Tom (while supplies last).

Feast on wood-fired pizza on the green from 11 AM til 2 PM. Proceeds from your delicious meal will support school sustainability initiatives through WUHS's Earth Beat Club.

Woodstock's Peak to Peak Hiking Options

  • Peak to Peak Challenge

Hearty five-mile round-trip that departs at 10 AM. Summit both Mt. Tom and Mt. Peg, stopping at the Woodstock village green for lunch. After the hike, collect your prize for completing the challenge.

  • Mt. Peg History Hike

Easy 1.5 mile round-trip that departs at 10 AM. Explore the landscape history of Mt. Peg with a local historian, with special focus on the golf course that used to occupy its slopes.

  • Mt. Tom Hike

Moderate 3.5 mile round-trip. Departs at both 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM. Join a Sierra Club trip leader to hike the historic Faulkner Trail to South Peak for a panoramic view.

  • Yoga Hike

All levels welcome for this easy two-mile round-trip. Departs at 10:30 AM.
A moving meditation along the gentle slopes of Mt. Peg.

  • Peak at the Park: An Adventure for Young Hikers

EASY pace on MODERATE terrain. Two miles round-trip. Departs 12:30 PM. Become a junior ranger on this family trek, as you cross a covered bridge, climb a mountain, and discover secret waterfalls.

Woodstock, Vermont's Peak to Peak Event

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Robert Sutherland is a travel writer enjoying life. Robert has two adult daughters and six grandchildren.
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