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Nordic or Alpine?

By Courtney DiFiore Are you a Nordic (classic – cross country) or Alpine (downhill) skier? Do you know the difference? Growing up around both sports (from the Lake Placid, NY area), I’m familiar with the two. Below, I’ve categorized some areas in which the two sports differ. Note that when I refer to Nordic (cross country) skiing, I’m talking about the classic Nordic skiing not … Continue reading Nordic or Alpine?

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You’re Never Too Old To Learn

By Liz Millikin Having skied my entire life, I sort of assumed I was done learning. Certainly, I have a bad habit or two that need working on, but surely I’m done with the actual process of learning. Boy, I was I wrong. Last week, I hit the slopes with the amazing ladies of the Women On SnoW camp. My official job was to film, … Continue reading You’re Never Too Old To Learn

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Know The Code

By Jeff Cavagnino Stratton takes safety very seriously. We commit much of our training and orientation of staff each year to safety. We strive to keep our employees safe and the same goes for our volunteers. We have 60 paid and volunteer ski patrollers. We have 40 volunteer safety patrollers. They put in countless hours making sure trails are safe before we open, staffing our terrain … Continue reading Know The Code

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Didn’t Your Mother Always Tell You Safety First?

By Jeff Cavagnino In order to fully enjoy the mountain, it’s a good idea to get a plan together.  It’s important to do your homework and learn where to go once you arrive and where things like rentals, ticket booths, Mountain Sports School, Base Lodge are so you can get on the hill faster. Having the proper clothing and gear can really make or break … Continue reading Didn’t Your Mother Always Tell You Safety First?

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Meet the Women of Stratton – Sarah Nasoff

By Courtney DiFiore Born and raised in New York City, Sarah Nasoff isn’t the typical city girl; she enjoys being outdoors and in the mountains. The oldest of three girls, Nasoff is very close with her family which includes a rescue dog named Abby. We love doggies here at Stratton! Nasoff grew up skiing the west coast. “Coming from a family of skiers it was … Continue reading Meet the Women of Stratton – Sarah Nasoff

Meet the Women of Stratton – Kayte Suslavich

By Liz Millikin Like many of the shredding ladies at Stratton Mountain, the love of the mountain started young. Suslavich’s father duct taped her into the smallest ski boots he could find when she was just a year and a half old. “One of my earliest memories is being on the lift, clicking my skis together to get the snow off and having my skis … Continue reading Meet the Women of Stratton – Kayte Suslavich

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Meet the Women of Stratton – Devon Paskewich

By Courtney DiFiore I’m really happy that International Women’s Ski Day is an actual thing because without it I don’t know if this amazing series would have ever taken off. Through my many interviews, I’ve realized that I’m surrounded by wonderful, talented women here at Stratton. Devon Paskewich is no exception. Paskewich started skiing when she was 3 or 4 and it was definitely a … Continue reading Meet the Women of Stratton – Devon Paskewich