Kate Morris on the art of harmony
If you’re spending winter on the couch, watch these films with local connections.
On the eve of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Vermont gold medalist Ross Powers is tapping his good fortune to propel the next generation of aspiring athletes.
By Francesca Olsen Backyards and sloping state parks are good, but area ski resorts are stepping up the tubing game with groomed lanes, ski lifts so kids won’t get tired, and free-running hot chocolate. Because you don’t need to rent equipment, tubing can be a cost-effective way to fly down a mountain. Most resorts supply… Continue reading UpCountry Tubing Guide
By Scott Stafford When the first snow falls, dozens of men and women begin scrambling up and down local hills and mountains of local ski resorts in a frantic effort to manufacture tons of artificial ground cover as quickly as possible. They are the snow makers. And while that may sound mystical, it is actually… Continue reading The Ski Guide: Western Massachusetts
Dion Snowshoes of North Bennington works to keep its edge in a niche sport.
New England favorites for winter weather
By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Thousands of Americans set New Year’s resolutions each year but rarely follow through with them, especially those who set health-related fitness goals. It’s time to break that bad habit. Commit to a new workout routine Folks join a fitness facility for a number of reasons; to lose weight, to overcome an injury,… Continue reading Flex into a new comfort zone
Cabin fever setting in? Take the opportunity to learn a new skill.
By Chris Mays For James Hadley, getting ready for ski season is mostly about mental preparation. As the weather turns, a flurry of thoughts of snow and the local slopes come to him. “It’s on my mind daily to say the least,” he said with two days left to September. “The anticipation.” Even though he… Continue reading The Ski Guide: Southern Vermont