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First-Ever Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center to Open at Woodstock Inn & Resort This Winter

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Woodstock, VT (October 28, 2014)
Woodstock Inn & Resort welcomes Tubbs Snowshoes into the winter sports and recreation fold to offer new outdoor activities for guests. Tubbs Snowshoes, the leading manufacturer of lightweight, versatile snowshoes for men, women, and kids, will open its first Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center at Woodstock Inn & Resort this winter. Tubbs Snowshoes has deep roots in New England from its founding in Maine in the early 1900’s and its previous World Headquarters in Vermont, before relocating to Seattle, WA, in 2003.

“Tubbs Snowshoes, with its comfortable and innovative equipment, coupled with the expertise of the Tubbs Certified Guides, is an ideal partner to offer enhanced outdoor experiences for the Woodstock guest,” said President and General Manager Gary Thulander. “From a hike up Mt. Peg to a more leisurely trek along our grounds, guests at every skill level will find a whole new way to experience and enjoy the great outdoors this winter.”

The Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center will feature expert-led tours, group teambuilding exercises, and family-friendly scavenger hunts. Enhanced experiences are also available, including special moonlight treks for dinner in the resort’s cozy cabin in the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park. Beginners and experts alike will find the Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center and 30 kilometers of trails challenging yet comfortable and relaxing against the backdrop of the Resort’s expansive grounds.

Woodstock Inn & Resort has designed a series of winter adventure-themed vacation packages built around the Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center. From romantic to adventurous, the value-packed getaways are designed for an exhilarating way to experience the peace and tranquility of Woodstock in winter.

New winter packages include:


Tubbs Snowshoes Romance Excursion Package

  • Luxury accommodations for two nights
  • Welcome gift basket
  • Breakfast-in-Bed one morning
  • Breakfast at the Red Rooster Restaurant
  • Four course dinner for two at the Red Rooster Restaurant
  • Guided snowshoe trek to a four course chef’s dinner at the Mt. Tom Cabin
  • Tubbs Snowshoes rental and Nordic Center trail passes for two
  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride at Billings Farm
  • Package rates start at $1,799 per couple in a Woodstock King room; two night minimum is required

Tubbs Snowshoes Total Tranquility Package

  • Luxury accommodations for one night
  • Welcome gift
  • One 50 minute massage per guest at The Spa; includes use of steam room, sauna and jacuzzi
  • Tubbs Snowshoes rental and Nordic Center trail passes for two
  • Package rates start at $588
Certified Tubbs Snowshoes instructors and guides will be onsite at the Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center to lead tours for beginners to advanced outdoor explorers. They will also offer snowshoe fittings for guests purchasing the latest Tubbs snowshoes from the on-site ski shop. Trail passes, rentals and lessons will also be available.

In addition to these vacation packages, Tubbs Snowshoes and Woodstock Inn will be launching a snowshoe getaway giveaway on November 1st to one lucky winner and guest. This prize package is worth over $7,000 and includes:

Dream Snowshoe Vacation Prize Getaway Package

  • Round-trip travel for two to Woodstock Inn & Resort
  • Five nights Luxurious accommodations for two
  • Welcome Amenity and daily breakfast
  • Two dinners for 2 people at either the Red Rooster Restaurant or Richardson’s Tavern
  • An 80 minute massage treatment for each person
  • Use of our Racquet & Fitness Club and Spa facilities daily – Including complimentary fitness classes
  • A snowshoe trek to our Mt. Tom Cabin with a guide and a gourmet meal
  • Complimentary snowshoe, alpine and Nordic ski passes to Tubbs Snowshoe Adventure Center, Suicide Six Ski area and the Woodstock Nordic Center
  • Two pairs of Tubbs Snowshoes FLEX VRT snowshoes, three-piece poles, gaiters, and snowshoe-packs

Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center fees include:

Trail Passes

Inn Guests: Free Sunday-Thursday; $22 Friday, Saturday & Holiday Dates
Day Visitors: Adults $22 • Junior (13-17) $15 • Child (6-12) $10 • Senior (65+) $18

Tubbs Snowshoes Rentals (includes poles)

Adults: $25 • Children (6-17): $15

Tubbs Snowshoes Lessons (per person)

Private Lesson $80 per hour Semi-Private Lesson $50 per hour

For more information on the Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center, including detailed vacation packages, please visit www.woodstockinn.com. For information on the latest collection of Tubbs Snowshoes, please visit www.tubbssnowshoes.com.

About The Woodstock Inn & Resort
Located in idyllic Woodstock, Vermont, The Woodstock Inn & Resort defines country sophistication in one of New England’s most charming and popular year-round vacation destinations. The 142-room, AAA Four Diamond Resort and member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, offers award-winning dining in two restaurants, ranked among the finest in New England. The Woodstock Inn & Resort is owned and operated by The Woodstock Foundation, Inc. Proceeds from Resort operations support The Woodstock Foundation and Billings Farm & Museum education and conservation programs.

About Preferred Hotel Group™
With a global reach of more than 850 best-in-class hotels and resorts in 70 countries, Preferred Hotel Group™ represents six distinctive brands: Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, Preferred Boutique™, Summit Hotels & Resorts™, Sterling Hotels™, Sterling Design and Preferred Residences™, a membership-based exchange program for luxury shared ownership resorts. Preferred Hotel Group also offers I Prefer™, a complimentary global guest benefit program that provides members with exclusive offers and rewards, as well as Preferred Golf™, a membership-based program that grants access to 100 of the world’s most renowned golf resorts. For more information, visit us on the web at PreferredHotelGroup.com, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Tubbs Snowshoes

Tubbs Snowshoes is a leading manufacturer of lightweight, versatile snowshoes for men, women, and children with patented binding and crampon systems that simplify and enhance performance for backcountry exploration, day hiking, and trail walking. Founded in 1906, Tubbs Snowshoes is recognized as the sport’s pioneer, with a heritage of technological innovation and market development initiatives that promote winter adventure, exercise, and family fun, including the Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series®, Tubbs Get Outdoors Program, and Tubbs Ambassadors. Tubbs Snowshoes is a member of the K2 Sports family of world-leading winter sports and outdoor recreational brands. For more information about Tubbs’ product line, calendar of events, and great places to snowshoe, visit www.tubbssnowshoes.com.