Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness: Refugees
Altitude Sickness
June 30, 2016

Altitude Sickness: Refugees

 

Empathy, perspective and ethics: refugees and Rutland

Today I am going to leave my usual topics and briefly dive into a topic that is in the news here locally: Syrian refugees coming to Rutland.

I was surprised and pleased when Mayor Louras announced that…

Pip is training me, too
Altitude Sickness
June 16, 2016

Pip is training me, too

I love this spring—the beautiful weather, good hiking, great climbing both at the gym and outdoors, and playing softball (for the first time in my life). I am on the Killington Deli team, and after a few disastrous early games, things are coming together nicely….

Life post-200 days on the ski hill
Altitude Sickness
June 9, 2016

Life post-200 days on the ski hill

It’s a great view, looking from Sherburne Pass trail at the Pico overlook. One can see the mountains of five states and Canada from the top of the peak.

By Brady Crain

I stuck a pin in the ski season at 200 days,…

Altitude Sickness
May 26, 2016

Troughs of bottomless powder, in mid-May!

For those of you who read last weeks article, I spoke too soon. Monday, May 16, was one of the best days of my life. In another surprise event, Killington was blessed with a dry snowfall that piled up about a foot deep in the…

Altitude Sickness
April 27, 2016

Solar is here – now, get some

I write this on the heels of Earth Day, 2016. I have been working too much. For the first time in my life, I am really caught up in the rat race. It is difficult to separate myself from it, because my endeavor is literally…

Saving the planet, one rooftop at a time
Altitude Sickness
April 20, 2016

Saving the planet, one rooftop at a time

I am sitting down to dash this off on day 155 of skiing this year. This has by far been the best worst year of skiing I have ever seen. Cold nights, warm beautiful days and a huge thick slab of blue Vermont ice…