December 19, 2015 | Cassie Russo Christmas may be a week away, but this morning certainly had me dashing down the stairs in my pajamas as though Santa paid a visit last night. The morning started like any other, with my alarm nudging me awake before the sun woke from its slumber. I opened my eyes with hesitation, but as I rolled over and peeked out my window … Continue reading Powder Day Feelings
Stratton Mountain, Vermont: the perfect summer destination for laid-back vacationers seeking a relaxing getaway or thrill-seeking outdoor enthusiasts looking for an adventure. Visitors wanting to take it easy can explore the Village, boasting a locally sourced food scene, excellent retail therapy and full-service spa. But for those looking for more action, here’s how to turn your summer trip to Stratton into the alfresco getaway of your … Continue reading Stratton Mountain: Your Summertime Dream Gym
On a sunny February Saturday, we caught up with ski pioneer Jason Levinthal for some Suntanner park laps to talk Stratton and snow industry park progression. By: Jason Levinthal Back in the early 1990’s growing up in Albany, NY, upon getting my driver’s license, Stratton instantly became my home mountain. At the time snowboarding was blowing up and Burton leading the charge located only 15 minutes … Continue reading From Snowboard-Only to Twin Tip Paradise: Jason Levinthal Talks Park Progression
During the winter months, if you’re anything like those at Stratton, you’re outside every chance you get. From downhill to Nordic, snowshoe to hiking we do it all. Over the years, we’ve picked up a few tricks that make our adventurous lives easier. Check out some of our hacks and share your own in the comments below. 1. Pack Smarter For a little extra wiggle room in … Continue reading Ski & Snowboard Hacks
By: Cassie Russo They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Who’s “they” anyways? I wouldn’t consider myself old, but this being my 21st season on snow, it’s been a while. My parents put me on skis the moment I mastered walking without wobbling so hard that I fell to the ground. I am told that I was fearless on my skis – bounding down the … Continue reading Conquering My Fear: Learning to Ski (again) as an Adult
STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Recently recognized as the country’s top all-women ski and snowboard programs by The Boston Globe, Stratton Mountain’s Women on Snow and Burton Girl’s Time Out camps return for five more installments as winter revs up in southern Vermont. Adult women seeking guidance on the slopes can turn to Stratton’s camps, where skiers and snowboarders “enjoy the comradery of fellow gal pals … Continue reading Stratton’s All-Women Camps Foster Adult Learning
It’s hard to know where you’re going, or where you’re at for that matter, if you’ve never took time to look back at where you’ve been. The past allows one to see progression, successes, failures and everything between. As the New Year approaches, Stratton’s looking back and sharing some highlights from 2015. Join us, as we reminisce on wonderful memories like these, during our New Year’s … Continue reading Stratton New Year’s Highlights!
Furniture from recently renovated base lodge now used in schools, shelters and more STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Stratton Mountain donated over 130 tables and over 780 chairs to 18 not-for-profit organizations that are part of the Better Bennington Corporation in Bennington, Vermont. The furniture was used in the Stratton Base Lodge, which recently underwent a renovation that added over 4,000 square feet to the storied … Continue reading Stratton Mountain Donates Furniture to 18 Vermont Not-for-Profit Organizations