Stratton Mountain Opens for 55th Season of Skiing and Riding

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

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Opening Day Prep

“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

Snowmaking 2015

Meet Your Snow Reporters

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

Snowmaking 2015

Stratton to Open for Skiing and Riding November 28

Guests to enjoy skiing, riding, family fun events at resort’s opening weekend STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Stratton Mountain will open for top-to-bottom skiing and riding on Saturday, November 28 with at least 5 trails ranging from novice to intermediate terrain.  Stratton snowmakers took advantage of the window of cold weather and fired up over 250 HKD snowguns Sunday evening when the temperatures dipped as low … Continue reading Stratton to Open for Skiing and Riding November 28

Stratton Mountain Resort

Job Opening: Snow Reporter

Can you explain the intangible? What is it like to float on 5 inches of fresh powder and why does the world seem to silence itself as you navigate through a canopy of trees meticulously picking your line? A variety of adjectives strung together just won’t do justice. For special moments like these, a hands on approach is best. Just like these intangibles, explaining what … Continue reading Job Opening: Snow Reporter

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Venture Vermont: Stratton Fire Tower Hike

Imagine stepping foot on the exact spot Benton MacKaye conceived the idea of the Appalachian Trail, upon which thousands of hikers trek from Georgia to Maine each year. Well, when you arrive at the Stratton Mountain fire tower, you will be standing on on that exact spot. Built in 1921 and now a National Historic Landmark, the fire tower sits atop the tallest peak in southern … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Stratton Fire Tower Hike

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Stratton Yogis take their Practice off the Mat

 If one lesson was learned at this year’s spectacular Wanderlust Festival, it’s that yoga practice isn’t limited to a mat in a workout room. Thousands of yogis traveled to Stratton Mountain for Wanderlust to stretch it out on stand up paddle boards, hammocks, slack lines and mountain trails. Inspired by this growing trend, Stratton Mountain yoga instructors will be taking their teaching practice off the … Continue reading Stratton Yogis take their Practice off the Mat