September is hiking month at Stratton Mountain Resort. Cooler temperatures keep the bugs at bay and makes for more comfortable hiking weather as the trees put on a show of colors. It also means it’s time to start getting your ski, snowboard, and snowshoe legs and lungs in shape. Try the 7 Summits Challenge – Beginning September 1 through October 13, 2014. When hiking up … Continue reading Hiking at Stratton
By Adam Wanamaker What is a glade skiing, powder-stash steward to do when the snow melts in southern Vermont? The most obvious answer is to go hiking. Hiking is relaxing. It affords 360o movement on the mountain, an opportunity to explore and discover hidden nooks and crannies typically buried in the winter, a chance to meet some of the diverse wildlife and discover the down-right mesmerizing … Continue reading Let’s Ride!
Posted by David Edry Jun 11th, 5:34pm I want to share some exciting Stratton Ski Racing news! Stratton’s Head U12 Coach, Katie Mallia, has been named as the 2014 VARA (Vermont Alpine Racing Assoc.) Development Coach of the Year!! Woohoo!! She’ll receive her official recognition and award at the 2014 VARA Gala this fall. This is exciting news and reinforces that Stratton Racing is moving … Continue reading Katie Mallia named 2014 VARA Development Coach of the Year
Top 10 Gifts for Dad Fathers can be tough to buy for, but we’re here to help with the Top 10 Gifts for Dad. Whether you’re spending quality time together or treating him to a stress-free guys’ weekend, give him a gift he’ll brag about. Treat Dad to a round of golf at a championship course with scenery to match. http://www.stratton.com/events-and-activities/golf/index.aspx Help him get back … Continue reading Happy (Early) Father’s Day!
By Anne Reynolds If you had told me fifteen months ago that I would discover my inner goddess through the practice of yoga I probably would’ve spit out whatever I was drinking and told you to lay off the home brewed Kombucha. I didn’t particularly care for yoga or those that practiced it. In my opinion the typical yogi or yogini could best be exemplified … Continue reading The Goddess Within
Our guest blogger this month is Lauren, an RRCA certified coach and the mastermind behind Health on the Run. Her running and wellness blog has been a favorite among the sneakered set since 2010. Since then, she and her husband have started a new life (and a new family!) in Southern Vermont. Follow her adventures in running in the Green Mountains. This blog was originally written in July 2013, … Continue reading The Benefits of Not Training
By Liz Millikin This week, the Vermont Ski Areas Association announced the winners of the second annual Green Mountain Awards for Environmental Excellence at Vermont Ski Resorts. Across the state, resorts went head to head in the hopes of winning a coveted award for environmental stewardship. Stratton Mountain is proud to say that we won the award for Most Improved Carbon Footprint. In the last … Continue reading Stratton Receives Award for Most Improved Carbon Footprint