Stratton Mountain Opens for 55th Season of Skiing and Riding

November 28 marks winter kick-off on southern VT’s tallest peak STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. –  Winter has begun in southern Vermont, as Stratton Mountain opened today for its 55th winter season of skiing and riding. Snowmakers have worked around the clock making and grooming snow for over a week preparing 5 trails for snow enthusiasts to take their first top-to-bottom turns of the season. In line … Continue reading Stratton Mountain Opens for 55th Season of Skiing and Riding


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


The Running Turkey Prepares for the Gobble Gobble Wobble

By Tyler Lewis Who’s ready for the Gobble Gobble Wobble? I am! What’s not to love about a 5K with Fun costumes, great people and a great 5K course in the Stratton Village? Nothing. I for one will be wearing a massive turkey costume for the duration of the event and couldn’t be happier about it. The first thing I do when I decide to … Continue reading The Running Turkey Prepares for the Gobble Gobble Wobble

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Season Firsts – Stratton Mountain Edition

By Tyler Lewis Now that the season has begun, what are you looking forward to most? First day on the slopes? Powder day? Après ski? Season firsts are great, I think about them all the time. One of the things I look forward to most is opening day at the mountain. I usually start the countdown to opening day in late August, right when the … Continue reading Season Firsts – Stratton Mountain Edition


Opening Day – Saturday, November 23

So when are we opening?  Saturday.  This Saturday, November 23, with signature Stratton snow coverage on the three bears:  Polar, Black and Grizzly plus Frank’s Fall Line for intermediate and advanced upper-mountain skiing and riding.  You’ll also find beginner terrain on Cub and the Cub Carpet. We want to thank our snowmakers and groomers for getting this party started.  And this is just the start.  … Continue reading Opening Day – Saturday, November 23


Preparing for the Season

By Tyler Lewis How are you preparing for the upcoming ski/snowboard season? Hitting the gym? Shopping? Watching Ski/Snowboard films? Keeping an eye on the 10-day weather outlook? Since moving to Vermont a month ago, I’ve been preparing for my first 100+ day snowboard season. Some of the big things I’m preparing for are dropping temperatures, long days and fatigue. Besides preparing myself physically, I’m preparing … Continue reading Preparing for the Season