Features and Stories

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On The Beat

The Stratton Mountain Ski Patrol is as essential to the resort as snow on the slopes, working tirelessly all season long to make the mountain safe for thousands of skiers and riders…

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Safety Patrol

The Stratton Mountain Safety Patrol works hand-in-hand with the ski patrol to promote safety and to enforce the code of conduct that shapes responsible skiing and riding…

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No One Says Shussshh

The Winhall Memorial Library building was once a little red clapboard schoolhouse, now it’s a community hub full of resources for locals and visitors alike and welcoming groups throughout the year…

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Through the Lens

At Stratton Mountain, if Hubert Schriebl didn’t photograph it, it probably didn’t happen. From a life in Austria and photographing snow sports around the world, to finding a home in Vermont…

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At the Base, Quality Care

It is not often easy to find top-notch medical care in rural communities, but for Stratton and the surrounding towns, Stratton Mountain Urgent Care at the Carlos Otis Clinic is a priceless resource that’s available to everyone…

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Gear for Going Up

You’ve plotted your route, packed your bags, and prepared yourself for the adventure ahead. Now, there’s just one thing left: gathering the gear you will need for a winter climb…

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Up is the New Down

Earning your runs by climbing up before speeding down is a new way to appreciate your surroundings, as well as get a super workout…

Families

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Not Just 4 Kicks

Nothing puts a spring in your step like a new pair of kicks and, this winter, The Stratton Foundation is working to instill confidence and comfort in children throughout the region with their new KICKS 4 VT KIDS initiative…

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A Rare Jewel

McWayne Jewelers is a downtown Manchester institution for the past 70 years where you can find everything from a simple, handmade silver bangle to a stunning 7-carat diamond Cleopatra necklace fit for a queen…

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Be Present. It’s a Gift.

In our busy lives, we hold multitasking in high esteem. Remember, to be present—it’s a gift. The team at Stratton Magazine wishes you all a happy, healthy, and meaningful holiday…

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Have A Ball On Game Day

For many football fans, game day has become an almost sacred tradition and finding the perfect spot to enjoy the game can be as high-stakes as the sport itself. The atmosphere, the menu, and especially the television setup all come into play. Fortunately, there are plenty of places in and around Stratton perfectly suited for football fanatics…

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Take It to the Next Level

Maybe you dream of being the next Mikaela Shiffrin or Shaun White. Or maybe you just want to stand at the top of a double black diamond without quaking in fear. Whatever your skill set or athletic ambitions, Stratton Mountain Resort will have a ski or snowboard program to help you up your game…

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Jingle All The Way

To keep Christmas in your heart all year long…visit Christmas Days in Sunderland where it’s Christmas every single day. It is an indoor wonderland of ornaments, encircled by Santas, angels, nutcrackers, crèches, musical Advent calendars, snow globes, tiny villages, miniature carolers, and giant bows…

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve curated finds from the area’s local retailers. Check out all of our retail partners for everyone on your list and don’t forget to get yourself a little something also…

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Right Next Door

Our goal is to support quality-of-life measures for all the townspeople in the communities around us. We’re not going to think less of anyone for being in a tough situation with their housing, finances, or health, or of those who seek to make changes in their lives. We’re not just here for those with lower incomes or for those with substance abuse issues or family emergencies…

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Dear Santa Paws…

One of the things I love about good dogs is that we are welcome pretty much everywhere in Vermont. Just the other day, in fact, I was out and about with my people, and, we ended up window-shopping for cool dog stuff. So, it occurred to me—does Santa need a few hints from me about my favorite things?…

Entertaining

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Sandwich It In

Whether it’s just a quick bite on the go or a carefully constructed masterpiece, one thing is clear: we love our sandwiches in America. Sandwiches are just as much a part of the fabric of American cuisine as pasta is to Italian food. Sure, the name might change as you move around the country, but as long as you layer bread with delicious toppings, it’s a sandwich…

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Instruction Introductions

Meet Martha Dale, Toure Christie, and Sarah Knelp, three of the many instructors at Stratton Mountain Sports School who share a passion to teach children and adults how to embrace, enjoy, and excel on the mountain…

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Fall For It

Autumn in Vermont appears with a very clear demarcation—the leaves suddenly turn and the evenings rapidly chill. As I write this, it is early August. Back-to-school ads are on TV and everyone is already echoing “I can’t believe the summer is over…”

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Shopping with Mr. Orton

By the time we circled over to the checkout counter, it occurred to me that in The Vermont Country Store, you don’t so much finish your shopping, as surrender to the sober realization that, as much as you want it, you simply cannot have it all…