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Sunburst officially opens
Sports
December 18, 2014

Sunburst officially opens

The Grand Opening of Okemo’s Sunburst lift was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13.

Owner Tim  Mueller smashed a bottle of champaign on one of the support towers to officially christen it, and Owner Diane Mueller did the ribbon cutting. The event happened to correlate…

Sports
December 18, 2014

Okemo re-energizes commitment to terrain parks

LUDLOW–Okemo Mountain Resort is re-energizing its commitment to provide skiing and riding guests with superior terrain parks through a partnership with Snow Park Technologies and the introduction of a new on-mountain parks and pipe management team.

Leading the charge is Mark Fiori, an Okemo…

Sports
December 18, 2014

Vermont Association of Snow Travelers riding season opens!

The Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST) is looking forward to a great snowmobiling season as a Nor’easter descended on Vermont last week just in time for the snowmobile season’s opening day, Dec. 16. In order to have trails ready to ride, there must…

Sports
December 3, 2014

The Mountain Journal: The 2014-2015 ski collection

By Tony Crespi

Each season the ski industry unveils new ski collections boasting advancements and refinements in technology and design. Often unrecognized by the public are the complexity of engineering and design principles involved in this process. The tip to tail shapes and…

Local health professional explains benefits of training
Sports
December 3, 2014

Local health professional explains benefits of training

By Tammy Landon

We all know we should be getting regular exercise and eating right, but we also know that actually doing that is easier said than done. We have busy work and family schedules that often get in the way of our…

Sports
December 3, 2014

Castleton proves leader in Vermont physical education

 

CASTLETON — Proving to be a leader in Vermont health, physical education and athletic training, the Castleton College community was recently recognized and presented at the annual Vermont Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference (VTAHPRED) on Nov. 14. This year’s…

  • Loaded Turkey Rail Jam
  • Loaded Turkey Rail Jam
  • Loaded Turkey Rail Jam
  • Loaded Turkey Rail Jam
  • Loaded Turkey Rail Jam
Sports
November 25, 2014

Loaded Turkey Rail Jam

Photos by Robin Alberti

Killington’s Loaded Turkey rail jam, Sunday, Nov. 23, was the first of the season at Killington, and one of the first nationwide. Over 75 freestyle skiers and riders participated in the event this year. The winner of the competition took home…

KMS Freestyle team returns from two weeks in Tignes, France
Sports
November 25, 2014

KMS Freestyle team returns from two weeks in Tignes, France

Killington Mountain School Freestyle Coach Glenn Eddy checked in last week from Tignes, France where he, Coach Paddy Dayton, and a group of Freestyle student-athletes have been training in outstanding conditions for just under two weeks.

Eddy said that Sunday, Nov. 16, was an “epic…