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Cross Country Skiing
Our vast hiking trail system transforms into groomed cross-country skiing trails with terrain suited for all levels of skiers where you may ski on groomed trails or cut your own tracks through the woods. Along the way you'll find three rejuvenating warming cabins, with wood burning fireplaces, to take your skis off and take a moment to soak in the wilderness around you before continuing on your adventure.
This season we added all new cross country ski equipment including skis, poles and boots for our guest's complimentary use. For beginners, we offer a short introductory lesson from one of our activities staff on safety and technique.
Within the nearby Allegheny National Forest there are hundreds of miles of ski trails for the cross-country skier along with The Allegheny State Park with its Art Roscoe Ski Center where skiers of all levels can find groomed Nordic and Skate ski trails.
Glendorn and its trail system make a great place to explore. You can use a complimentary pair of our snowshoes and hike to our favorite winter snowshoe destination, the Hideout, where our staff will set up a gourmet lunch and have a fire waiting for your arrival. From the Hideout, you may choose any one of our trails to meander your way back to your private cabin or suite.
Enjoy a winter day on one of our lakes with Glendorn's ice fishing guides in the months of January, February or March. Once on the ice, Glendorn's guides will show you how to set tip ups and jig for walleye, pike and various pan fish species including yellow perch. While you are catching fish, your guide will set-up a heated ice tent for you to take a break from the winter air and a nice place to enjoy your gourmet lunch and hot chocolate. That evening enjoy a gourmet fish dinner prepared with what you caught that day!
Sleds are provided for your use to slide down one of our many smaller hills or you can brave the snow-covered road and steer your way down the Hideout Hill.
Down Hill Skiing
Combine downhill skiing and luxurious accommodations for a memorable skiing adventure. Ski HoliMont or Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, NY which is approximately a 30 minute drive from the lodge.
Explore the property and experience the excitement of snowmobiling on a guided snowmobile tour. Our guides will provide you with a fun, safe and informative tour that is full of adventure and fun for all ages*.
You will enjoy beginner friendly groomed trail systems as well as large open meadows, and very scenic views!
Fully-guided, on-property hour and a half tours leave each morning following breakfast and each afternoon following lunch.
Fully-guided, off property tours through the Allegheny National Forrest ranging from 4-6 hours depart after breakfast and eat lunch at the historic Westline Inn.
Riding clothing including heated helmets, gloves, bibs and coats are available for guest's use.
(Must Have Valid Drivers License)
*Licensed riders 18 and older. Children as passengers only.
No one's really sure where curling began. While it's thought to have been invented in Scotland, Curling was added to Glendorn's winter activities in 2009.
Skipper Lake transforms into our own curling sheet, complete with new curling equipment including lighting, warming hut and of course hot chocolate.
Enjoy an old-time favorite, Glendorn hosts Ice Skating at Skipper Lake. Ice skates are available at Skipper Lake Boat House.
Jeep Mattrack Tours
Experience Glendorn like never before, let one of our guides give you a tour in a 4 x 4 jeep equipped with MATTRACKS tracks system that allows us to go nearly anywhere.