FIRST TRACKS | WHAT’S UP THIS SUMMER p. 4
Big things are happening at ski resorts around the state.
ARTS | BEER, BIKES AND BOARDS, p. 15
Mixing work and play is all part of the job at Independent Allied.
APRÈS | VERMONT VINEYARDS GROW UP, p. 19
With new wines produced from cold-hardy grapes, summer picnics and concerts, Vermont’s vineyards are catching up to its breweries.
GOING NATIVE, p. 24
Vermont stocks its rivers with more than a million trout each year. But the lure for these pros is the wild fish and the waters where they run.
DIRT, BEER AND GEARS, p. 30
If you want to up your bike game or just ride new trails with a new tribe, these mountain bike festivals are for you.
THINK SMALL & LIVE LARGE, p. 34
Award-winning architect Harry Hunt’s own dream home is small, energy-efficient and drop dead gorgeous.
THE RIDES OF YOUR LIFE, p. 40
The best way to see the state? Sign up for one of these seven century rides.
EDITOR’S LETTER | I STAYED TO…., p. 3
This summer, there are even more reasons never to leave Vermont.
COACH | A WORLD CUP WORKOUT… FOR FUN, p. 49
Try Olympic downhiller Doug Lewis’s killer outdoor workout.
CHAIRLIFT Q/A | THE SKI BIKER, p. 64
When he’s not building trails, Brooke Scatchard designs the fat bike ski.
THE GREEN MOUNTAIN CALENDAR | p. 55