It’s hard to know where you’re going, or where you’re at for that matter, if you’ve never took time to look back at where you’ve been. The past allows one to see progression, successes, failures and everything between. As the New Year approaches, Stratton’s looking back and sharing some highlights from 2015. Join us, as we reminisce on wonderful memories like these, during our New Year’s … Continue reading Stratton New Year’s Highlights!
Mountain Operations is a world with its own laws and postulates. People united by sweat and tears. There’s no admission fee for this club; your spot is earned. In this club, nights turn into mornings, hands are perpetually cold and skin grows tough. I’m not in this club so how do I know right? They let me in…briefly anyway. Craig Panarisi, Vice President of Mountain Operations, … Continue reading Resort Report | Snowmaking
Featured image: The Vermont Country Store on Facebook. In two quaint southern Vermont towns sits an oasis of gifts, knick-knacks, games, food, home items and all the things you never knew you needed to have. That’s right, we’re talking about the Vermont Country Store. With two locations in Weston and Rockingham Vermont, this Vermont staple is a must-stop during your visit to the Green Mountain State. … Continue reading Venture Vermont: The Vermont Country Store
Live music, kids crafts, fireworks to entertain at the resort A holiday season full of festive events and activities is in store for skiers and riders at Stratton Mountain Resort. Starting December 19, the holiday schedule is packed with live music, fireworks, Village entertainment, and, of course, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Below are the holiday week event highlights: Saturday, 12/19 World … Continue reading Holiday Week Festivities at Stratton Mountain
Two new faces will be skiing and riding Stratton this season: Victoria and Monica. They will be your go-to gals for all things snow. Find them daily on the Snow Report page. Victoria Rezny | Victoria has been in love with the outdoors ever since she received an ATV under her Christmas tree at the age of 7. Although Victoria grew up on Long Island, 15 minutes away … Continue reading Meet Your Snow Reporters
Stratton’s culinary team to showcase talents with weekly dining specials STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Stratton Mountain Resort has welcomed another culinary artist to the team, Jan Giejda, as its new executive chef. Hailing from Dorney Park, Pensylvania, Giejda will oversee all Stratton dining establishments, including the Base Lodge, Sunbowl, Green Apron, Mid-Mountain Smoke, and the reimagined Table 43.1. “As the new executive chef at Stratton, … Continue reading Jan Giejda Named Stratton Executive Chef, Reinvents Table 43.1 Menu
It’s that time of year again. It’s time to start getting in skiing shape before the first day on hill, which is just over a month away, has your body aching more than it ever has before. In my search for new ways to stay in shape for ski season, besides the mundane treadmill run, I stumbled across a quaint hot yoga studio in nearby … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Hot Yoga
The countdown to winter has begun and we’re celebrating by sharing our favorite moments from last year’s storied season. See pow shots and more as we honor throwback Thursday. There you have it. From fat bikes to shredding the gnar, we’ve shared some of our favorite moments from last season. What’s your best Stratton memory on snow? About the Author Courtney DiFiore | Three years ago, … Continue reading Dear El Niño, Bring It!
Picture a secluded swimming hole among the forest. Imagine the sounds of running water, birds chirping, leaves rustling in the cool breeze as you bask in the glory of an Indian summer. Now, go experience it! Believe it or not there truly are places like this that are easily accessible just beyond your back door. The Dorset Quarry may not be deep within the forest, … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Dorset Quarry
If you’re going to Venture Vermont, you’re going to try new things & travel off the beaten path. That’s why we decided to venture into the small town of Chester, Vermont to take an all women’s gun course called “Women on Target.” Location Chester Rod and Gun Club | 4352 VT-11 | Chester, VT 05143 Excursion Run by: Gun Supply of Vermont | 94 VT-30, Bondville, VT … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Women on Target | Gun Excursion
August 3-9, 2015 is Vermont Open Farms Week. What better way to celebrate locally grown fresh fare than at the farmers market in our own backyard? When May 23 – October 10, 2015 | Every Saturday from 9am-1pm Directions Intersection of Rt.11 and Rt. 100 in Londonderry, VT. See map here. When you arrive, you can park at the Mill House Tavern restaurant right on … Continue reading Venture Vermont: West River Farmer’s Market
Brooklyn based music producers to film live concerts on and off the slopes December 4-6 STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – With original series recorded at haunted NYC warehouses to Texas summer camps, filming music videos and live concerts in unique locations across the country is second nature to the music moguls at the Brooklyn based media company, The Wild Honey Pie. Music enthusiasts rejoice as The … Continue reading The Wild Honey Pie Returns to Stratton for On the Mountain 3 Music Festival
November 28 marks winter kick-off on southern VT’s tallest peak STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Winter has begun in southern Vermont, as Stratton Mountain opened today for its 55th winter season of skiing and riding. Snowmakers have worked around the clock making and grooming snow for over a week preparing 5 trails for snow enthusiasts to take their first top-to-bottom turns of the season. In line … Continue reading Stratton Mountain Opens for 55th Season of Skiing and Riding
“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Bell With another epic winter about to begin, I’ve made sure being prepared is my number one priority. When I arrive opening day, I’ll be sitting first chair with a fresh tune and proper attire. It’s been a great Vermont summer, as always, but I’m built for the cold and so excited to be on snow! Below, is my … Continue reading Opening Day Prep