TABLE OF CONTENTS
EDITOR’S LETTER | Chasing Winter, p. 3
New resorts owners, lifts, lodges and ticket systems are changing Vermont.
Vermont orchards are revolutionizing the hard cider scene.
Looking for a fall hike? Get a view from the top of a fire tower.
Two diehard skiers build their dream home in the Mad River Valley.
COACH | Prepare For Air, pg. 46
Olympic coach Bud Keen’s training tips for getting air.
There’s a new class of AT boots: comfortable, versatile and all-terrain. Plus: Burton’s revolutionary new Step On binding.
These 6 Vermonters have made ski and snowboard history.
THE GREEN MOUNTAIN CALENDER | pg. 59
CHAIRLIFT Q/A | Snowsports’ Top Gun, pg. 64
Meet the top dog at SIA and his hard-changing family.