Vermont Ski + Ride 2022 Holidays Issue

11 | First Tracks | NEWS FROM The GREENS
Two new base lodges, a new World Cup venue, legal weed in VT,
custom goggles and more. See what’s new around the state.

17 | Art | Skiing to work
Artist Jill Madden uses skis to get to the places she likes to paint.

21 | Ski Towns | an Olympic comeback
In January, Lake Placid will host 100,000 visitors at the World University Games. It’s a chance to show off the more than $500 million in upgrades to its Olympic venues.


28 | A Touchstone in the Notch
A family set out to build an affordable, low-maintenance home at Smuggler’s Notch. They got so much more than that.

34 | The Wild Side
When award-winning bike photographer Dave Trumpore heads out on skis, it’s to the wilder sides of Vermont, and usually with Brooks Curran there to ski for the camera.

42 | A Screaming Yes
After a near-death experience meant he could never ski at high altitudes again, this
Vermonter found a new kind of challenge and way to explore the backcountry.
48 | Gear | Hard goods. Soft Goods. Great GIfts.
From mittens to ski racks, these Vermont brands have you covered.


50 | Coach | Got Balance?
Even the best skiers can improve with some balance training.

55 | Retro | The 2022 Hall of Fame
Meet this year’s Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum inductees.

61 | Calendar

64 | Chairlift | Coach comes home
He’s coached the world’s best skiers. Now Jesse Hunt is back in Vermont.

Lisa Lynn

Editor of VT SKI + RIDE and Vermont Sports.