Ready to find the perfect gift for dad? Whether he’s keen on grilling up steaks on a sunny day, hitting the golf course for a few rounds with friends or hiking and fishing on the weekend, Stratton’s retail shops and activities have you covered.

For the Eager-to-Learn Dad

Clif Drysdale Tennis School – Dad will play on red clay and learn with stunning mountain views at skill and fitness-based classes, weekend-long clinics,  group and private lessons and more.

Stratton Golf School – he’ll learn new techniques, get his game off on the right swing and play where Arnold Palmer once stood when designing the school.

Mountain Yoga Classes : From stand-up paddle board yoga, mountain hike and vinyasa to mountain-top stretches, Stratton’s yoga teachers guide yogis of all abilities to their best practice.

For the On-the-Go Dad

Smith Lowdown Sunglasses at First Run Ski Shop: Bold style, lightweight frame and crystal clear, impact-resistant lens perfect for wearing all day long.

Burton Portal Rain Jacket: From running errands to running to work, pack this lightweight shell in any size pack for storm-day security.

The North Face  Short Sleeve Getaway Shirt: Dad will stay cool and dry in this button down tee that’s tough enough for fast-and-furious weekend adventures.

For the Outdoor Adventure Dad

Kayak Tours: Dad will explore the Green Mountain State’s lakes and ponds with a local with a kayak tour by First Run Ski Shop.

The North Face Homestead Waterproof Road Soda Pack: A camp necessity, this waterproof, 43-liter backpack transforms into a rugged cooler when you add ice and a six pack. A 9-hook closure doubles as a bottle opener for added convenience.

The North Face Enduru Gore-Tex Hike Sneaker: Hike Stratton, the tallest peak in southern Vermont, in comfort and style with this breathable, waterproof sneaker.

GoPro from First Run Ski Shop: Dad can document all his summer adventures with the new Hero 5 #GoPro camera.

For the Golfing Dad

Stratton Golf Par Card: If your dad dreams of more time on the greens, pick up the all-new Stratton Par Card for his special day. He’ll enjoy three rounds of golf at the scenic course for $159, with the fourth round $49 and the fifth round free.

Cutter & Buck Outfit at The Dashing Bear: He’ll be comfortable and stylish on the links with a kit from Cutter & Buck. Our experts at The Dashing Bear suggest pairing a Cutter & Buck collared Dry/Tec shirt with their specialized golf performance pants for the ultimate golfing dad’s day gift.

 

For the Backyard Barbecue Dad

The North Face Homestead Snacklebox: This is no ordinary cooler. Enjoy a dual-compartment, 52-liter duffel with a waterproof, insulated compartment to keep all your barbecue needs.

Tiki Toss: The Original Hook & Ring Game at First Run Ski Shop: Bring this classic island hook and ring game home and enjoy endless outdoor fun.

GCI: Freestyle Rocker Camp Chair at First Run Ski Shop : Dad can relax in this portable outdoor rocking chair equipped with a drink holder and convenient fold-up travel handle, ideal for outdoor activities.

For the Can’t-Wait-for-Winter Dad

A sports massage to get skiing-ready: Dad can visit the Training & Fitness Center on resort offers a full slate of massages to get limber and loose for winter.

Stratton Gift Card : Not sure what to get your winter-loving dad? A gift card will have him covered for many spots at Stratton, including dining and shopping in the village, golfing, skiing and more.

Unlimited ski days with a Stratton Season Pass: Treat dad to the ultimate gift of skiing and snowboarding with all the perks to go along with it. Grab a pass for the lowest price if bought by June 23, 2017.

 

Words by Cassie Russo