Read the Holiday Issue!
The Backcountry Payoff | The Big Benefits of Backcountry Skiing, p. 9
With new chapters, huts and guided tours, backcountry skiing and riding just get bigger this season.
Après| 33 New Après Ski Spots, p. 13
Don’t miss these hot new restaurants and bars in ski country.
Local Heroes | The Groomer Duathlete, p. 21
Meet Craftsbury Outdoor Center’s super-athlete groomer. Plus, the family behind the video series, Alba Adventures.
Ski Towns | School’s Out for Skiing, p. 25
How Vermont towns come together to make sure their kids learn to ski.
Return of the Backcountry Badass, p. 30
After skinning a record 2.5 million feet in a year and skiing pow from Utah to Argentina, Aaron Rice moved from Alta back to Vermont. Here’s why.
A look back at Mascara Mountain’s heyday and the people who made Sugarbush what it is today.
Many of the Vermont lodges that shaped skiing history are being restored.
Editor’s Letter | Party Like It’s 1959, p. 5
Coach | The 5 Fundamentals of Great Skiing, p. 52
Good skiers master a few of these techniques; great skiers master them all.
Retro VT | The Ski Warriors, p. 55
How a few Vermont skiers changed the course of history.
The Green Mountain Calendar | p. 59
Lift Lines | The People’s guide to ski town food, p. 64
We asked and you shared: your favorite spots to eat and drink on the hill.