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The Inside Scoop on Stratton’s Ski and Ride Camps

As the 2016-2017 winter season approached and I was unpacking my snowboard gear, the same thought that crosses my mind each winter loomed – I should really learn how to ski.  Having been an avid snowboarder for the last 14 years, I’ve had a blast carving turns and learning new tricks.  Loving the mountains as much as I do, I would hate to ever be … Continue reading The Inside Scoop on Stratton’s Ski and Ride Camps

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Opening Day Prep

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” – Alexander Bell With another epic winter about to begin, I’ve made sure being prepared is my number one priority. When I arrive opening day, I’ll be sitting first chair with a fresh tune and proper attire. It’s been a great Vermont summer, as always, but I’m built for the cold and so excited to be on snow! Below, is my … Continue reading Opening Day Prep

Cycling Vermont

Venture Vermont: Cycling the Green Mountains

There are many reasons to ride a bike:  For sport and competition, recreation and fun, health and wellness, for a cause or a loved one.  There’s also a lifestyle and culture to identify with, one of coffee, beer and good meals to nourish before and replenish after long days in the saddle.  There are the friendships and camaraderie that are born from a shared passion … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Cycling the Green Mountains

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Stratton Athlete Steve Croucher takes Top Spot in XTERRA Triathalon

When it comes to health, wellness and fitness, Stratton sponsored athlete Steve Croucher is your man. A seasoned triathlete, Steve lived and trained with the snowy mountains of Colorado as his backdrop before returning to the East Coast and calling Stratton, Vermont home. Part of a growing number of extreme sports athletes in Vermont, he took his first overall number one title in last week’s French River … Continue reading Stratton Athlete Steve Croucher takes Top Spot in XTERRA Triathalon

Mountain Biking

Venture Vermont: Dorset Mountain Bike Trails

Venture off the beaten mountain bike path to this hidden gem. The Dorset Mountain Bike trails will have you earning your turns and loving every minute of it. Here’s everything you need to know to have the best day riding these trails.  Directions 50 Church Street, Dorset, VT. Parking is located at the corner of Rte 30 & Church St in Dorset, VT surrounding along … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Dorset Mountain Bike Trails

Goals for the Season

By Charlie Reetz There’s one question I ask myself at the beginning of every season. What are my goals to accomplish before the snow melts? So for those of you just as amped as I am for the season, I’d like to share with you a few of my aspirations for the winter. 101 Days Accomplishing one hundred days on the hill is a challenge … Continue reading Goals for the Season

Preparing For 2014-15 Winter Season

By Courtney DiFiore Imagine beginning your day with a beautiful sunrise over lush green mountains. As you gaze down into the valley, you bite into a locally grown apple. While stretching, you awe at the symphony of fall colors and plan out the rest of your day. Shall you take a swim in the local watering hole, play a few rounds on the links, rally … Continue reading Preparing For 2014-15 Winter Season