How to Make the Most of a Spirits Tasting

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

The Inside Scoop: Stratton Snowmaking

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

5 Effortless Ways to “Unplug” this Fall

Let’s take time to disconnect from our devices and reconnect with the outdoors. Swap the liking for hiking, the clicking for apple picking and email sending for family time spending. Start your digital detox with these activities, and unplugging will leave you rejuvenated to start the fall season.  Discover foliage at new heights Catch a ride on the Stratton gondola and before you know it you’ll be … Continue reading 5 Effortless Ways to “Unplug” this Fall

Stratton Pond

5 GoPro Photos that will Inspire a Vermont Vacation

As you make summer vacation plans, consider the Green Mountains of Vermont. Not because of our famous Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, maple syrup, breathtaking views and farm-to-table lifestyle, but because… You want to bathe in natural springs, waterfalls and lakes. You want to pick your line, experiencing an entirely unique and personal venture. The driving force pushing you to travel is adventure. Dogs aren’t dogs in Vermont, … Continue reading 5 GoPro Photos that will Inspire a Vermont Vacation

From Snowboard-Only to Twin Tip Paradise: Jason Levinthal Talks Park Progression

On a sunny February Saturday, we caught up with ski pioneer  Jason Levinthal for some Suntanner park laps to talk Stratton and snow industry park progression. By: Jason Levinthal  Back in the early 1990’s growing up in Albany, NY, upon getting my driver’s license, Stratton instantly became my home mountain. At the time snowboarding was blowing up and Burton leading the charge located only 15 minutes … Continue reading From Snowboard-Only to Twin Tip Paradise: Jason Levinthal Talks Park Progression

Ski & Snowboard Hacks

During the winter months, if you’re anything like those at Stratton, you’re outside every chance you get. From downhill to Nordic, snowshoe to hiking we do it all. Over the years, we’ve picked up a few tricks that make our adventurous lives easier. Check out some of our hacks and share your own in the comments below. 1. Pack Smarter For a little extra wiggle room in … Continue reading Ski & Snowboard Hacks

Stratton Summit

Opening Day Prep

“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