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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 parks, monitoring our slow zones,…

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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 your skiing and riding. Spending…

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It’s A New Year…Almost

By Courtney DiFiore I’ve heard people say something to the effect of “look at life through the windshield, not through the rearview mirror” and I understand the concept; we should look forward instead of wasting a moment on the past. However, when New Year’s rolls around, I can’t help but look back. I like to reminisce about the year I’ve had and reassess my goals, where I’m headed, who’s in…

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#PayItForward with Stratton Mountain

By Courtney DiFiore Receiving is always a nice treat, but giving is just as much for the giver as it is the receiver. This holiday season, Stratton wants to #PayItForward. We love seeing skiers and riders fill the mountain with their smiling faces and we especially love when they share their fun pictures and stories with us. We’re showing our love by randomly handing out pairs of lift tickets through…

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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 women have. It wasn’t until…

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Meet the Women of Stratton – Sarah Nasoff

By Courtney DiFiore Born and raised in New York City, Sarah Nasoff isn’t the typical city girl; she enjoys being outdoors and in the mountains. The oldest of three girls, Nasoff is very close with her family which includes a rescue dog named Abby. We love doggies here at Stratton! Nasoff grew up skiing the west coast. “Coming from a family of skiers it was the only option,” remarks Nasoff…