Come be a part of ski history! Celebrating its 70th year, the Stowe Derby is a fun, but competitive race attracting almost 1,000 competitors each year. This year, an unprecedented class of competitor will be introduced – a new fatbike class – with the race finishing right in the center of Stowe! Starting from the top of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont’s highest peak and descending to the historic village of Stowe, the Stowe Derby will give expert skiers like the Canadian Cross Country Ski Team to recreational skiers a thrill. The course has a total vertical drop of over 2,600 feet and can take between 45 minutes to several hours to complete.
The Stowe Derby
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Fatbikes make its debut at the Derby for winter cycling competitors and enthusiasts.
Short Course: This 6km race is designed for children ages 6 & up and for those who prefer to avoid the rigors of a long and sustained descent.
Long Course Races: Ages 13 & up – 20 km course – 2 Divisions – Skating & Classical
SWIX Derby Meister – Experts Only – limited to the first 50 entrants.
The Stowe Derby brings the ski community together, from racers to spectators, all attracted by the unique and challenging course, excited crowds and the honor of saying they competed in the race. The Green Mountain Inn looks forward to the Stowe Derby every year and offers exceptional accommodations perfect for a ski weekend in Vermont. After a long day of racing in the Stowe Derby, enjoy a leisurely soak in our outdoor, heated pool or visit Stowe Village Massage for a Relaxation Massage.