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
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.
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