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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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How to film an EPIC wedding video

By WeddingMix How to film an EPIC wedding video: A beginner’s guide to action shots There’s something special about couples that opt to tie the knot in the great outdoors. Not only does the bride and groom’s venue hints at their appreciation of natural beauty, it also showcases taste for action and adventure! From skiing and snowboarding to kayaking and stand up paddleboarding, I’ve seen … Continue reading How to film an EPIC wedding video

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It’s in his nature – A Profile of Craig Panarisi

By Courtney DiFiore If there’s a Richter scale for adventure, you’ll find Craig Panarisi registering an 11. But what Stratton’s vice president of mountain operations loves just as much as dropping into the next chute or gliding off the highest peak is sharing great outdoor experiences ranging from mellow to the extreme. With a passion for the outdoors instilled at a young age, Panarisi grew … Continue reading It’s in his nature – A Profile of Craig Panarisi

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The Benefits of Not Training

Our guest blogger this month is Lauren, an RRCA certified coach and the mastermind behind Health on the Run. Her running and wellness blog has been a favorite among the sneakered set since 2010. Since then, she and her husband have started a new life (and a new family!) in Southern Vermont. Follow her adventures in running in the Green Mountains.   This blog was originally written in July 2013, … Continue reading The Benefits of Not Training