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Planes, TRAINS & Automobiles

By Betsy Leiter I recently had reason to travel via Amtrak from Stratton Mountain Resort to Penn Station, 34th Street ,  New York City.  The logistics in arriving at my destination were surprisingly simple and streamlined, so I thought our readers would appreciate some of the how to’s in making their own arrangements. My trip started at 8:30am on a cold and wintery Tuesday morning … Continue reading Planes, TRAINS & Automobiles

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Two Sport Sunday

By Erin Morley I started skiing in fourth grade when my mom signed me up for night skiing at our local mountain. Nobody in my immediate family skis, but my best friend skied and my mom thought I might like it. I did! I would say the only negative thing about my skiing in the early days was that I took one, maybe two lessons, … Continue reading Two Sport Sunday

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Know The Code

By Jeff Cavagnino Stratton takes safety very seriously. We commit much of our training and orientation of staff each year to safety. We strive to keep our employees safe and the same goes for our volunteers. We have 60 paid and volunteer ski patrollers. We have 40 volunteer safety patrollers. They put in countless hours making sure trails are safe before we open, staffing our terrain … Continue reading Know The Code

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Didn’t Your Mother Always Tell You Safety First?

By Jeff Cavagnino In order to fully enjoy the mountain, it’s a good idea to get a plan together.  It’s important to do your homework and learn where to go once you arrive and where things like rentals, ticket booths, Mountain Sports School, Base Lodge are so you can get on the hill faster. Having the proper clothing and gear can really make or break … Continue reading Didn’t Your Mother Always Tell You Safety First?

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Get Ready For A Girl’s Weekend On The Snow

By Jenny Dempsey I started snowboarding when I was 17. I got into it because the guy I was dating at the time was a snowboarder.  The first year I was basically tagging along! I was always riding with guys and getting left behind because I was learning. My guy friends would try to teach me, but they don’t understand the difference strengths men and … Continue reading Get Ready For A Girl’s Weekend On The Snow