By Courtney DiFiore Meet Jenny Dempsey, the Supervisor at Syd and Dusty’s in the Village and a shredding Betty! Dempsey grew up skiing at a local mountain just 5 minutes from her New York home. After a short break from skiing at the age of 13 to focus on her soccer career, she found her way back to the mountain at age 17 but this … Continue reading Meet the Women of Stratton – Jenny Dempsey
By Courtney DiFiore Mariann Spear is our Snowboard School Supervisor and ex-Snow Reporter (which I find pretty awesome, being an ex-Snow Reporter myself). Aside from the obvious fact that Spear snowboards, like most snowboarders I talk with, Spear began skiing. It wasn’t until the age of 27 that she transitioned over into Snowboarding. “I would go out and ski with a bunch of my friends … Continue reading Meet the Woman of Stratton – Mariann Spear
By Courtney DiFiore Growing up in a family where your parents have a passion for something makes it pretty impossible to ignore that said something. In the case of Austin Ebbott, she not only found the passion for skiing that her parents had but went above and beyond with her love for the sport. At the age of 2, Ebbott and her parents went on … Continue reading Meet the Women of Stratton – Austin Ebbott
By Courtney DiFiore Like many others, I began skiing at a very young age when my parents signed me up for lessons at my local mountain. As I reminisce, I remember long, blond hair twisted into a side braid, pink goggles and orange skis. I can’t recall a name but I can tell you fun facts about my pink goggle wearing instructor. It’s funny how … Continue reading Meet the Woman of Stratton – Daphne Amory
By Courtney DiFiore The stories I’ve heard simply because I took the time to ask and actually listen still surprise me. Everyone seems to have their own unique way of entering into the world of snow sports. Allison Cummings is no exception. She began to ski at the age of 3 in her Connecticut backyard. Eventually she migrated north and started lessons at Timber Ridge. … Continue reading Meet the Women of Stratton – Allison Cummings
By Courtney DiFiore In two weeks it will be December 14, a day for women on skies everywhere. On this day girls will not only go to the bathroom in groups but also make turns in large packs showing off their skill and awesome abilities. What day is this exactly? International Women’s Ski Day of course. In honor of this epic day, Stratton is highlighting … Continue reading Meet the Women of Stratton – Lucia Wing
By Anne Reynolds Season greetings! It’s time to think of others. Right? As much as I gripe about holiday shopping, I really do love buying gifts for people. It’s the one time of year when I get to force my taste on others and there is literally nothing they can do about it. Holiday etiquette requires that you express unbridled joy and gratitude when opening … Continue reading How Will You Give This Season?