Snow Sports

Stratton’s Finest

My family and I have been skiing at Stratton for 18 years. We have seen some great winters and some not-so-great winters, but the quality of snow and trail conditions are routinely pristine. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with VP of Mountain Operations Craig Panarisi, Snowmaking Manager Kevin Booth, and Mountain Operations Manager Paul Maitland to discuss the complex task of snowmaking here at Stratton Mountain. I wanted to learn more about how they ensure that consistent snow quality. Craig, Kevin, and Paul were kind enough to answer my questions about the process and strategies they implement, while sharing a few fun facts…


stratton and manchester area guide app
The Stratton and Manchester Area Guide App

Mountain Media is proud to announce the release of a dedicated Manchester and the Mountains mobile app, The Stratton and Manchester Area Guide.


Back to Ski School

Interested in getting your preschooler out on the mountain to learn how to snowboard or ski? Congratulations! Getting kids on the slopes at an early age is the perfect way to instill a lifelong love for winter and the outdoors. But there can also be a flurry of frustrations along the way…

Out and About

paws for a cause at stratton mountain
Paws for a Cause

Over 300 of the area’s greatest residents on four legs came together at Stratton Mountain Labor Day Weekend to benefit Shaftsbury, VT’s Second Chance Animal Center. The day included pools throughout the mountain’s village, a bone bar, group hike, demonstrations, and lots of friends and fun.

Out and About

donavon frankenreiter at stratton mountain
Donavon Frankenreiter Concert

  In August of 2016, Stratton Mountain welcomed acclaimed singer-songwriter, Donavon Frankenreiter, for an outdoor concert under the tent. The show was part of the Back to the Base summer concert series and the music blended seamlessly with our peaceful Southern Vermont surroundings.

Out and About

the machine pink floyd at stratton mountain
The Machine

The world’s premier Pink Floyd rock and light show, The Machine, came to Stratton Mountain for a memorable night on August 13. The performance featured an amazing “close your eyes and you’re there” musical performance and an extraordinary light show punctuated by nature’s own lightning show in the distance under the night sky.  

Out and About

the wailers at stratton mountain
The Wailers

On a beautiful August evening, the ever-popular Wailers delighted concertgoers outside and under the tent at Stratton Mountain as part of the 2016 Back to the Base summer concert series. This particular Saturday was filled with One Love.  

Snow Sports

Gaining an Edge at Stratton Mountain’s Women on Snow Ski Program

Whether you are a first-time skier, beginner, intermediate or expert, the Women on Snow clinic is an excellent program for all levels.


Stratton Mountain Skipatrolers
A Trip to the Top

The mountain seldom sleeps…at least not during the ski season, anyway.