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Stratton Named Finalist for NSAA Golden Eagle Award

By Lucyann Murray We are excited to announce that the National Ski Area Association has named Stratton as one of four finalists for the Golden Eagle Award for medium-sized ski areas. The Golden Eagle Award, sponsored by SKI magazine, was established in 1993 to recognize outstanding resort achievements in the environmental arena. We are recognized along with Alta Ski Area (UT), Durango Mountain Resort (CO), … Continue reading Stratton Named Finalist for NSAA Golden Eagle Award

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VT Open Recap

By Adam Gray As the morning clouds parted ways to reveal a deep blue canvas sky, Suntanner sat patiently awaiting its adoring fans, the 2014 VT Open Competitors. A massive 26-turn banked slalom snaking on rider’s right, a big air jump fit for giants halfway up on rider’s left, followed immediately by a freshly cut halfpipe — AND a 5 feature rail garden just below … Continue reading VT Open Recap

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Fresh Tracks at Stratton

By Lucyann Murray We may be quiet, but we have been busy… Wheels have been turning over here in the environmental sector of the mountain, and we are proud to announce the launch of Fresh Tracks online. Our new website includes a complete timeline of Stratton’s environmental accomplishments from 1990 – 2013. The individual sub-pages on waste, energy, natural resources, infrastructure improvements, and education point … Continue reading Fresh Tracks at Stratton

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SMS alumnus Alex Deibold wins bronze!

By Meredith Morin Sochi, Russia –Stratton Mountain School alumnus Alex Deibold (SMS ’04), Manchester, Vt., won bronze in the men’s snowboardcross (SBX) event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 18. The SBX was postponed from Feb. 17, due to extreme fog. Alex finished third in his 1/8 final heat to move onto quarterfinals, where he also finished third. (The top-three riders from these heats … Continue reading SMS alumnus Alex Deibold wins bronze!

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Representing in Sochi Olympics

By Myra Foster and Meredith Morin We watch with the world as 14 athletes from Stratton and Stratton Mountain School get ready to  compete in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. SMS athletes take center stage in alpine, snowboarding and Nordic events, and we’ll also be cheering on Sarah Hendrickson,  granddaughter of retired Stratton ski patroller Scott Hendrickson, as she competes on the first ever women’s … Continue reading Representing in Sochi Olympics

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First Chair, Last Call

By Jeff Cavagnino Riding a chair lift is one of the safest forms of transportation available.  VT Tramway regulations strictly govern our lift system here at the mountain.  They are routinely inspected and monitored by our Lift Inspector.  Stratton’s lift mechanics have close to 150 years of combined experience and each has developed a special bond with their assigned lift.  They are one of the … Continue reading First Chair, Last Call

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Let’s Get Spinning This Month

It’s Spin Month at Stratton Resort meaning there’s points up for grabs in our Be. Event Series. Check out the details HERE! Next month is Reflection Month. It’s your chance to practice yoga and find your happy (Plus you earn BONUS Be. points). You can see all Stratton has to offer when it comes to yoga HERE. Below is the full list of Stratton’s remaining … Continue reading Let’s Get Spinning This Month