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Meet the Woman of Stratton – Mariann Spear

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 who all rode snowboards. One…

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Meet the Woman of Stratton – Daphne Amory

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 that happens, but there’s a…

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Meet the Women of Stratton – Allison Cummings

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. Now you can find her…

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Meet the Women of Stratton – Lucia Wing

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 some of the amazing woman…

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How Will You Give This Season?

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 my present. After, all it’s…