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Once Isn’t Enough – A Profile of Matthew McPhillips

By Courtney DiFiore It’s a funny thing, mountain life. There’s an allure to it and the lifestyle engulfs all who take part. The atmosphere is electric and mellow all at once creating the perfect oxymoron. Matthew McPhillips experienced the pull of this energy in 2006 when he first moved to Stratton Mountain. Now, 8 years later, he is immersed in the mountain culture as the Head Golf Professional. “I was…

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Freeski and Snowboard Events Line-Up

By Adam Gray Calling all terrain park enthusiasts! Time to pack away those snowboard and ski films that help you make it through the summer because winter is finally here! More importantly, the 2013-2014 winter season is jam packed with park events for both skiers and riders of all ability levels and ages. We couldn’t be any more excited for the return of some of the best events in Vermont…

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Antique Treasures

By Tyler Lewis Are you looking for that new-old table to get that rustic look you’ve been looking for? Southern Vermont is the mecca for antiquing. With hundreds of antique stores to choose from, it’s a fantastic place to go. For anyone who isn’t familiar with antiquing it’s the buying, selling and collecting of antiques. Antiques are considered to be 100+ years old and still in original condition. Antiquing isn’t…

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7 Summits Leader Board

By: Courtney DiFiore We’ve passed the halfway benchmark for September meaning there’s just 2 weeks left to complete Stratton’s 7 Summits Challenge. Adam Wanamaker, Manager at The Activity Hub, sent out a nice email detailing the progress of my completion this morning. Without publicizing how pitiful my vertical is in comparison, I’ll just leave you with some final words from Wanamaker. “Sue Foulkes, Sky Foulkes, Bill Nupp, Laura Mullen and…