Words by Myra Foster Unlike white shoes, spirits aren’t really limited to a season. But springtime does invite us to put a fresh twist on cocktail hour with lighter liquors like vodka, gin and rum. We’re lucky to live in Vermont where some of the world’s best brews and spirits are crafted; you are lucky that many of the finest are shipped well beyond our … Continue reading Stir it Up! Vermont Spirits Make the Best Springtime Cocktails
Words by Myra Foster As a new season of Cliff Drysdale Tennis School gets underway on New England’s only authentic red clay courts, we pause to take a look back at the deep roots and long list of champions who have enjoyed the Stratton advantage. When Stratton Mountain’s tennis center opened for play in 1976, John Newcombe hosted annual Legends matches that drew Grand Slam … Continue reading Serve. Ace. Love. Since 1976.
With two weeks left in the season, we went in search of the inside scoop on how you can make the most of spring skiing at Stratton. Locals have shared their favorite parts about spring and recommendations on how you can get in on the fun! A Late Start – With powder days becoming more of a rarity, you can enjoy the extra hour of … Continue reading A Local’s Guide to Spring at Stratton
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
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
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
December 19, 2015 | Cassie Russo Christmas may be a week away, but this morning certainly had me dashing down the stairs in my pajamas as though Santa paid a visit last night. The morning started like any other, with my alarm nudging me awake before the sun woke from its slumber. I opened my eyes with hesitation, but as I rolled over and peeked out my window … Continue reading Powder Day Feelings