Bromley Adventure Park

Venture Vermont: Bromley Adventure Park

Remember the fearlessness you had as a child? How easy it was to jump head first into dark waters? I’m not sure when or why, but as we grow old, fear grows and hinders our ability to play. I recall a 3-year-old giving me advice, as I stood paralyzed, just the other day saying, “You just do it…like this.” Without hesitation, he stepped of the … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Bromley Adventure Park

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Elevate your Practice | Mid-Mountain Hike & Yoga Classes

Mix up your practice by taking it out of the traditional yoga studio and up the mountain. Mid-Mountain Hike & Yoga is the perfect way for an active yogi to end a weekend spent in Southern VT. Filling a two hour time slot from 10:00am-12:00pm, participants start off by congregating at First Run Ski Shop in the Village. Here, we not only get a chance to get … Continue reading Elevate your Practice | Mid-Mountain Hike & Yoga Classes

Dorset Quarry Vermont

Venture Vermont: Dorset Quarry

Picture a secluded swimming hole among the forest. Imagine the sounds of running water, birds chirping, leaves rustling in the cool breeze as you bask in the glory of an Indian summer. Now, go experience it! Believe it or not there truly are places like this that are easily accessible just beyond your back door. The Dorset Quarry may not be deep within the forest, … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Dorset Quarry

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Venture Vermont: Stratton Fire Tower Hike

Imagine stepping foot on the exact spot Benton MacKaye conceived the idea of the Appalachian Trail, upon which thousands of hikers trek from Georgia to Maine each year. Well, when you arrive at the Stratton Mountain fire tower, you will be standing on on that exact spot. Built in 1921 and now a National Historic Landmark, the fire tower sits atop the tallest peak in southern … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Stratton Fire Tower Hike

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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Venture Vermont: Fly Fishing Excursion

Imagine yourself escaping from city life to the long, winding rivers of southern Vermont. There’s something magical hearing nothing but the sounds of the flowing river, chirping birds, buzzing insects when all you’re used to hearing are car horns and ringing cell phones. In our journey to find the best outdoor activities in Southern Vermont, we knew fly fishing could not be ignored. Not far … Continue reading Venture Vermont: Fly Fishing Excursion

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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