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The Vermont Open and the Path to the Top

With the Vermont Open coming up on the horizon, we thought what better than to catch up with Steven Hayes himself on how this event got started, and why it’s such a great competition for riders of all ages. As a native Vermonter, Hayes grew up at Stratton. He reminisces about watching Phil and Steve Mahr take the World Cup Podium at Stratton in 1976, … Continue reading The Vermont Open and the Path to the Top

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Six Ways to Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions at Stratton

It’s that time of year again, some of you may be excited about turning over a new leaf, while others might see New Year’s Resolutions as more of an obstacle. As winter welcomes us to 2017 we decided to put some thought into how resolutions can bring joy in an unexpected way.  Here are some of our resolutions for 2017 and how Stratton is the … Continue reading Six Ways to Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions at Stratton

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How to Make the Most of a Spirits Tasting

Words by Libby Dalziel As we prepare for Spirits of the Season, our new spirits tasting and brewfest, we want to share with you the inside scoop on how to navigate such a tasting event. We caught up with Max Overstrom-Coleman from Mad River Distillers to pick his brain on things we should keep in mind while sipping on these local liquids. Max reinforced that … Continue reading How to Make the Most of a Spirits Tasting

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The Inside Scoop: Stratton Snowmaking

Stratton’s summit saw its first snowfall on October 22, 2016 – a sign of Accuweather’s winter prediction calling for “frequent storms to bring above-normal snowfall to the northeastern US.” Shortly after the first snowfall, snowmakers fired up their fleet of snow guns prepping the mountain with the goal of top-to-bottom skiing and riding for November 25. We caught up with Craig Panarisi, Vice President of … Continue reading The Inside Scoop: Stratton Snowmaking

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5 Effortless Ways to “Unplug” this Fall

Let’s take time to disconnect from our devices and reconnect with the outdoors. Swap the liking for hiking, the clicking for apple picking and email sending for family time spending. Start your digital detox with these activities, and unplugging will leave you rejuvenated to start the fall season.  Discover foliage at new heights Catch a ride on the Stratton gondola and before you know it you’ll be … Continue reading 5 Effortless Ways to “Unplug” this Fall

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Expert Tips on How To Navigate the Brewfest

Since it’s Vermont Beer Week,  we called on our local expert to give us some tips on beerfests  in general , and specifically what you will find during Stratton’s Columbus Day Weekend event. Greg’s (Meuleman’s Craft Drafts) Guide to Beer Festivals First,  don’t go to an event just  because it says “beer festival.”  Don’t get me wrong, beer is a good thing.   But on occasion … Continue reading Expert Tips on How To Navigate the Brewfest

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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