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Bacon and Coffee and Red Bull! Oh My!

By Charlie Reetz As you may have read in my last entry I wrote about the Labor of Love and how we can admire the work we put into our passion. This week’s entry is about the fuel that drives us into that workflow and keeps us there until the end of the day. One of those methods of motivation is drinking coffee. Many of … Continue reading Bacon and Coffee and Red Bull! Oh My!

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The Little Luxuries

By Charlie Reetz There are a lot of great things that we as a skiing/snowboarding community can enjoy. Fresh powder over corduroy or vice versa is just one example. Greater luxuries include massages, fine dining or soaking yourself in a hot tub after an amazing day of skiing. This is the following list of smaller luxuries that I personally enjoy. The smell of fresh ground … Continue reading The Little Luxuries

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True Life: Being A Stratton Snow Reporter (the quick version)

By Charlie Reetz 4:30 am: I’m waking up while my coffee machine automatically brews a few cups of coffee. The Weather Chanel gives me a few updates as I check my emails and Facebook. 5:25 am: Arriving at the office 5 minutes early is a must for me. Clock in and get to work. 5:30 am: Radio in to the grooming team and get the … Continue reading True Life: Being A Stratton Snow Reporter (the quick version)

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Goals for the Season

By Charlie Reetz There’s one question I ask myself at the beginning of every season. What are my goals to accomplish before the snow melts? So for those of you just as amped as I am for the season, I’d like to share with you a few of my aspirations for the winter. 101 Days Accomplishing one hundred days on the hill is a challenge … Continue reading Goals for the Season

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November Gear Guide

Struggling to find pieces that will smooth the transition from fall to winter? The Stratton Gear Guide is here to help. Outfit your adventures in Stratton’s Village, where you’ll find all of these items and more. Find full descriptions of all featured items HERE! 1. Women’s Juno Pant at Lole 2. Coal Hats at Syd & Dusty’s 3. Fall Flannels at First Run 4. Garbo … Continue reading November Gear Guide

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Time for snow tires

By Courtney DiFiore This weekend is calling for snow upwards to 5 inches by Sunday morning. Can you believe that? Despite our first snow last weekend, I’ve still neglected to switch my all-season tires for winter. I can’t possibly be the only one behind the eight ball on this one. Actually, now that I think of it, I did overhear a co-worker making an appointment … Continue reading Time for snow tires