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Hard'ack Sledding
Ski ~ Ride ~ Skate ~ Slide ~ Trek ~ Disc Golf ~
Downhill skiing, snowboarding, sliding, hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing and Disc Golf can all be enjoyed at Hard'ack. The ski hill and towrope will be operated and supervised during specific hours of operation as conditions allow.

New for 2021 -
The Greg Brown Lodge is near completion!  We look forward to being able to welcome visitors soon.
Snack Bar - Snack bar will be operational on January 16 and will operate with limited offerings Monday-Thursday & expanded on Friday-Sunday when hill is open for full day.
Hard'ack Disc Golf - A 9 hole disc golf course was installed this fall.  Baskets 9 & 1 have been removed for the winter as they were on the ski hill, but baskets 2 through 7 remain available for play all winter!
Lighted Nordic Loop - Thanks to RiseVT grant funding, a lighted groomed Nordic track will be available for night skiing & training on the field area at the bottom of the sledding hill.  Hours and instructions for use will be posted soon.
Sleds to Share -  Forget your sled?  Thanks to RiseVT grant funding, starting 1/16/21 we'll have some sleds on hand to lend out for same day use.
Snowshoes to Share - Want to try snowshoeing?  We'll have snowshoes on site starting 1/16/21 to use for a nominal fee.
Wolf Pack - Join the Hard'ack Wolf Pack!  A membership that gives members a cool hat, membership card and a free hot cocoa each time they visit the hill when snack bar is open.  There will be exclusive Wolf Pack events - races, hikes and more - free and just for wolf pack members!  What a great way to support Hard'ack! 


COVID GUIDELINES - 
Masks required when social distancing is not possible.
Congregate only with members of your own household.
Respect social distancing.

How does Hard'ack operate?  Strictly by donation and fund raising events.  Please be sure to donate each time you are at Hard'ack or make a donation below.  

Want to mail a donation?  Send to:
St. Albans Recreation Department
P.O. Box 867
Saint Albans, VT  05478

*Please note that this schedule is subject to change without notice.  All operational hours are affected by conditions on the hill and the weather :)



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2021 HOURS
  • Sledding Hill
  • Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm
  • Friday 10am-7pm
  • Saturday 10am-7pm
  • Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Rope Tow Running
  • Friday 3-7pm
  • Saturday 10-7pm
  • Sunday 10-5pm
  • During School Vacations 10am-6pm.
  • Hours vary. Check out Facebook page for posts each weekend with the hills weekend hours.
  • https://www.facebook.com/HardAckInc
  • Gate will be locked at closing. Your vehicle may be locked in if it remains in lot after these times.
  • Times are subject to change.
  • Schedule is entirely weather dependent.
  • Opening day depends on snowfall and weather and is usually around Mid January.

Sledding Hill Rules
  • Sledding is on the sledding hill only (hill on the right) No sledding on the ski hill.
  • No skiing or snowboarding on the sledding hill.
  • After completing run, sledders go to the left or right to walk up the hill - Not up the middle.
  • No standing/sitting in the middle of the sledding hill. Stay to the side.
  • Sledders can not start from any spot higher than row of cones on the sledding hill.
  • Follow the directions of staff on hill.
  • COVID - Masks required, adhere to social distancing, congregate with only those from your household.
  • Be Careful, be courteous and have fun!

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Yes, I'd like to make a donation! 
N/A N/A   07/14/2017 - 12/31/2021

$5.00 R, $5.00 NR
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Yes! I'd like to make a $10 donation 
N/A N/A SuF  01/10/2021 - 12/31/2021
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hard’ack Recreation Area - Ski/Snowboard Hill
$10.00 R, $10.00 NR
 
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Yes! I'd like to make a $25 donation 
N/A N/A WF  11/18/2020 - 12/31/2021
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Hard’ack Recreation Area - Ski/Snowboard Hill
$25.00 R, $25.00 NR
 
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Yes! I'd like to make a $50 donation 
N/A N/A SuF  01/10/2021 - 12/31/2021
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Hard’ack Recreation Area - Ski/Snowboard Hill
$50.00 R, $50.00 NR
 
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Yes, I'd like to make a $100 donation! 
N/A N/A SuF  01/10/2021 - 12/31/2021
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Hard’ack Recreation Area
$100.00 R, $100.00 NR
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