Features and Stories

King and Queen of the Mountain: The OCR World Championships

Over 100 professional athletes from as many as 70 countries will be competing at Stratton from September 22-25, 2022.

Features and Stories

She’s Got Game

Ever since Kathrine Switzer proved women could run the Boston Marathon and Billie Jean King schooled Bobby Riggs on the tennis court, women have embraced the joy that comes from playing sports. Whether it’s tennis, golf, hiking, or any of the other activities the Stratton area is famous for, summer is the time to get out and get sweating!

Snow Sports

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All Along the Clocktower

With the presence of Burton Snowboards, the U.S. Open Championships, and one of the earliest machine-built half-pipes at Stratton Mountain, the local population led the vanguard as the sport ventured from the fringe to the mainstream…

Sporting Events

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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…

Out and About

29029 hikers

This epic endurance challenge adds up to equal the height of the world’s highest peak— the 29,029 feet of Mount Everest…

Out and About

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The Stratton Foundation Charity Golf Outing

On a sunny June day, 67 golfers played in The Stratton Foundation’s Charity Golf Outing to support the foundation’s Moving Mountains initiative, which provides basic daily necessities to children in need so that they are cared for and ready to learn…

Sporting Events

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Football Watching Guide

OK, football fans. If you’re around on Saturdays and Sundays, don’t miss a moment from kickoff to the falling confetti at these area destinations dedicated to your fandom. Whether it’s a classic sports bar, upscale cocktail lounge, or a family-friendly afternoon to bring everyone together, the Manchester and Stratton area has got it.

Sporting Events

Soaring at Harris Hill

Harris Hill is Brattleboro’s not-so-hidden gem.

Sporting Events

11 Miles of Trouble

You might not see smiles on every runner’s face during the West River Run … not until after the race anyway.


A Running Revival

As it approaches its 20th year, the Batten Kill Valley Runners club is on the upswing again.