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Conquering My Fear: Learning to Ski (again) as an Adult

By: Cassie Russo  They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Who’s “they” anyways? I wouldn’t consider myself old, but this being my 21st season on snow, it’s been a while. My parents put me on skis the moment I mastered walking without wobbling so hard that I fell to the ground. I am told that I was fearless on my skis – bounding down the … Continue reading Conquering My Fear: Learning to Ski (again) as an Adult


Stratton’s All-Women Camps Foster Adult Learning

STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Recently recognized as the country’s top all-women ski and snowboard programs by The Boston Globe, Stratton Mountain’s Women on Snow and Burton Girl’s Time Out camps return for five more installments as winter revs up in southern Vermont. Adult women seeking guidance on the slopes can turn to Stratton’s camps, where skiers and snowboarders “enjoy the comradery of fellow gal pals … Continue reading Stratton’s All-Women Camps Foster Adult Learning

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Stratton New Year’s Highlights!

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!

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Resort Report | Snowmaking

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


Stratton Mountain Donates Furniture to 18 Vermont Not-for-Profit Organizations

Furniture from recently renovated base lodge now used in schools, shelters and more STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Stratton Mountain donated over 130 tables and over 780 chairs to 18 not-for-profit organizations that are part of the Better Bennington Corporation in Bennington, Vermont. The furniture was used in the Stratton Base Lodge, which recently underwent  a renovation that added over 4,000 square feet to the storied … Continue reading Stratton Mountain Donates Furniture to 18 Vermont Not-for-Profit Organizations

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Powder Day Feelings

December 19, 2015 | Cassie Russo  Christmas may be a week away, but this morning certainly had me dashing down the stairs in my pajamas as though Santa paid a visit last night. The morning started like any other, with my alarm nudging me awake before the sun woke from its slumber. I opened my eyes with hesitation, but as I rolled over and peeked out my window … Continue reading Powder Day Feelings

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Venture Vermont: The Vermont Country Store

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