Tag Archives: SKI

Local News
June 21, 2017

Ski Vermont fêtes successful winter, 21 percent growth

By Evan Johnson

Just two weeks after the longest season in the East called it quits, the Vermont Ski Areas Association met in Killington on Thursday, June 15 to celebrate a season of highlights that included the return of World Cup ski racing to Killington…

Column
April 26, 2017

Ski movies: “Cold Prey” (2006)

By Brett Yates

The title of this piece notwithstanding, “Cold Prey” is not technically a skiing movie; it’s a snowboarding movie, insofar as it concerns sports at all. More importantly, it’s a slasher movie: a group of frisky young adults, a masked killer on the…

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April 19, 2017

Ski movies: “Hot Dog… The Movie” (1984)

By Brett Yates

To make things immediately clear, “Hot Dog… The Movie” is not good. Indeed, one could go so far as to call its post-ellipsis subtitle aspirational, or at least a reflection of a certain need for self-reassurance: “Hot Dog,” a low-budget comedy directed…

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April 12, 2017

Ski movies: “Downhill Racer” (1969)

By Brett Yates

Editor’s note: The following is the first in a short series of reviews of mostly older films whose narratives prominently feature skiing and ski resorts.

The opening shot of “Downhill Racer,” the 1969 Alpine drama starring Robert Redford, initially registers as an…

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing
Sports
January 25, 2017

Plymouth Notch Ski Club a best-kept secret for family skiing

By Karen D. Lorentz

When it comes to mountains, Vermont has them all—world class, family fun, and some gems people know little about. Plymouth Notch, located in Plymouth on Route 100 between the giants Killington and Okemo, is one of the latter.

It’s an old-fashioned…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
January 19, 2017

Calendar of Events – 1/18-1/24

Wednesday Jan. 18

Bikram Yoga ** 6 a.m. Bikram Yoga holds classes Wednesdays: 6 a.m. & 12 p.m. 1 hour Bikram hot; 4 p.m. hot power flow; 5:30 p.m. 1.5 hour Bikram hot. 1360 US-4, Mendon. Info, 802-747-6300. RAVNAH Clinics ** 8:30 a.m. RAVNAH blood…