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10 Reasons to Ditch the Garmin

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 December 2011, … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Ditch the Garmin

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Run for Life

By Myra Foster You’ve no doubt heard that Vermont consistently ranks at the top for both health and happiness. Yup, fit and happy. They go together like kale and quinoa. Ben & Jerry. As skis and snowboards go in, bikes come out. There’s hiking, paddling, softball, soccer, Frisbee. And gardening, that’ll put a smile on your face and fresh, organic, absolutely local food on the … Continue reading Run for Life

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Summer To-Do List

By Courtney DiFiore I always seem to adopt a new attitude and find myself reaching for new goals during the changing of seasons. I’m not sure why, but it’s a pattern that continues year after year. I clean the house more, I get restless, I yearn for change and become impatient with the weather and its cruel tricks. As a result, I began to create … Continue reading Summer To-Do List

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CONTEST: Look back to GoPro

Face it, you’re not ready to let go of winter. It’s okay. Neither are we. Help keep winter alive by sharing your favorite memories from this past season. Share videos or photos of your best powder turns, bump runs, slalom gates, ski or snowboard school lessons and après… anything and everything that made your winter unforgettable. To sweeten the deal, one person will win a … Continue reading CONTEST: Look back to GoPro


“Green Restaurant in the Green Mountain State”

By Lucyann Murray Stratton Food and Beverage Achieves “Green Restaurant in the Green Mountain State” Designation A number of initiatives have been cooking behind the scenes this winter in Stratton Mountain Food & Beverage. While striving for quality and consistency, an element of sustainability has been incorporated through local sourcing of food, conscious sourcing of non-food products, energy efficient measures, and waste diversion away from … Continue reading “Green Restaurant in the Green Mountain State”


Why We Love Spring Skiing

By Courtney DiFiore Remember how excited you were on your first day of the season? Channel that excitement and read on. The end of the season is not the time to give up skiing and riding. Aside from a powder day, spring skiing is the best time (I’d say). Here’s why: 1. Fewer people. By the time April rolls around, people are already thinking of … Continue reading Why We Love Spring Skiing

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Goggle Tan For All

By Courtney DiFiore It’s that time of the season – spring skiing! Spring means Stratton’s Annual Pond Skim. This event is a personal favorite because it’s full of thrills, chills and spills. I also really like it for the costumes. After my failed crossing last year (look for me, I’m the pizza slice!), I’ve compiled some helpful tips to keep dry this time around. Be … Continue reading Goggle Tan For All