Read The Winter Issue!

FIRST TRACKS

First Tracks |  Freeheelin’ Vermont,  p. 6

The Telemark World Cup comes to Vermont; Mount Snow gets Canned; Nomad settles in Sugarbush and new prospects for Prospect Mountain. 

Après | The Legendary Ski Bars, p. 15

What makes a ski bar a legend? The people who bring you those good times.

Dream home |  Winter Bright, p. 24

The met on the slopes of Israel’s Mt. Hermann, now they’ve built a stunning, and seriously fun, home in Stowe. Here’s a peek inside.

FEATURES

Vermont’s Olympic Dynasties, p. 30

These four Vermont families have been sending Vermonters to the Olympics for at least two generations. And this year is no exception.

The Barnebakken Revival, p. 38

The DIY rope tow behind the house is a New England tradition that’s come full circle. Adventure journalists Brian Mohr and Emily Johnson show how.

Who’s The Best? p. 48

Spring is a time for unicorn costumes, beer-infused tailgating and a few insane competitions to determine who really is the best in Vermont… at something. 

And Now For Something Completely Different, p. 48

To train for the  Jack Jumping World Championships at Mount Snow, you’ll need a few friends, a steep pitch and good beer, Leath Tonino reports. Lots of beer.

COLUMNS

Editor’s Letter  | Mining Green Mountain Gold,  p. 5

Why do so many of this year’s Olympians come from Vermont? 

Coach |  The Agony Of Feet, p. 53

Bootfitter Doug Stewart’s solutions to your most common foot problems.

The Green Mountain Calendar | p. 57

Chairlift Q/A |  Tiger, Out Of The Gates, p. 64

Tiger Shaw, president of U.S. Ski and Snowboarding, on growing up in Stowe, Mikaela Shiffrin and America’s Olympic prospects.

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