Stratton’s summit saw its first snowfall on October 22, 2016 – a sign of Accuweather’s winter prediction calling for “frequent storms to bring above-normal snowfall to the northeastern US.” Shortly after the first snowfall, snowmakers fired up their fleet of snow guns prepping the mountain with the goal of top-to-bottom skiing and riding for November 25. We caught up with Craig Panarisi, Vice President of … Continue reading The Inside Scoop: Stratton Snowmaking
STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Recently recognized as the country’s top all-women ski and snowboard programs by The Boston Globe, Stratton Mountain’s Women on Snow and Burton Girl’s Time Out camps return for five more installments as winter revs up in southern Vermont. Adult women seeking guidance on the slopes can turn to Stratton’s camps, where skiers and snowboarders “enjoy the comradery of fellow gal pals … Continue reading Stratton’s All-Women Camps Foster Adult Learning
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
“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
By Courtney DiFiore When you live for snow and the thrill of finding your line, it’s hard to say good-bye come spring. Like the sunset, closing day will come and we can’t stop it; however, we can make the most of it. There a few things every skier and riding visiting Stratton should check off their to-do list. Have you done them all this season? … Continue reading End of Season Bucket List
By Charlie Reetz Everyone who has a GoPro camera can make a two-minute ski film just like Kirby and I do as Snow Reporters. It’s always a great idea when you have footage of family and friends skiing/riding together to put it into the timeline and edit it to a favorite song of yours. I’ve always taken aspects of other people’s work and adapted a … Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Ski Film?
By Charlie Reetz As you may have read in my last entry I wrote about the Labor of Love and how we can admire the work we put into our passion. This week’s entry is about the fuel that drives us into that workflow and keeps us there until the end of the day. One of those methods of motivation is drinking coffee. Many of … Continue reading Bacon and Coffee and Red Bull! Oh My!