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Stratton Mountain, Where the Beer Trails Meet

To every season there is a beer … and here in Vermont you’ll tap into some of the best in every style from crisp wheat to deep stout, from a bubbly framboise to the trendy sour. While IPAs are never out of style or season, 2016 is the year of the dry hopped sour, according to bon appetite as well as Stratton’s local beer expert … Continue reading Stratton Mountain, Where the Beer Trails Meet

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Powder Day Feelings

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

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5 GoPro Photos that will Inspire a Vermont Vacation

As you make summer vacation plans, consider the Green Mountains of Vermont. Not because of our famous Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, maple syrup, breathtaking views and farm-to-table lifestyle, but because… You want to bathe in natural springs, waterfalls and lakes. You want to pick your line, experiencing an entirely unique and personal venture. The driving force pushing you to travel is adventure. Dogs aren’t dogs in Vermont, … Continue reading 5 GoPro Photos that will Inspire a Vermont Vacation

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6 Easy Ways to Step Up your Culinary Game

We’ve all been there. You find that perfect fantasy-looking dish on Pinterest and think, “Hey, I can make that. Easy.” Two hours later, you have a kitchen counter laden with over-priced grocery store fruit or flour  –  a testament to your hard work gone awry as you realize you may need a bit of culinary guidance. (At least, I’m hoping this has happened to others besides myself…). … Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Step Up your Culinary Game

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Explore the Uncomfortable: How Wanderlust Changed Me

From yoga classes, meditation, failed inversions and humbling moments spent delving into my practice – no textbook in the world could have prepared me for what I’ve learnt at Wanderlust. For the past four summers, I have been privileged enough to attend Wanderlust Stratton. Each year, I set my intention with the hope of coming out the other side a changed woman. It wasn’t until … Continue reading Explore the Uncomfortable: How Wanderlust Changed Me

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From Snowboard-Only to Twin Tip Paradise: Jason Levinthal Talks Park Progression

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

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Ski & Snowboard Hacks

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

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Conquering My Fear: Learning to Ski (again) as an Adult

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