VT SKI + RIDE Winter ’16, 01.03
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Trends | GOING UPHILL, FAST, p. 4
Free your heel and join in skiing’s fastest growing trend: going uphill
Winter Fun List | 6 WAYS TO PLAY LIKE A KID, p. 9
Fat biking, dog sledding, indoor surfing – these sports are not just for kids.
Lodges | VERMONT’S POSH HOSTELS, p. 11
Vermont’s hip hostels have great food, comfy beds and rocking bar scenes.
Apres-Ski | GOING WHOLE-HOG LOCAL, p. 15
Many resort chefs are using ingredients grown or made right down the road.
Ski Town | WHAT’S NEW IN THE DEERFIELD VALLEY, p. 19
Here’s why everyone’s buzzing about southern Vermont’s hidden gem.
10 Under 25: The Next:
…Freeskiers, p. 24
Seven young freeskiers, a converted bus and a powder safari are the ingredients for 21-year-old Brooks Curran’s next movie
…Nordic Racer, p. 32
With her first World Cup gold, Vermont’s Sophie Caldwell puts the Nordic racing world on notice.
…Ski Meister, p. 34
She jumps. She shoots. She races. Meet Tara Geraghty-Moats, the 25-year-old from Fairlee you will never, ever keep up with.
…3 Dream Ski Homes, p. 38
A peek inside three amazing ski homes and the stories of the people behind them.
100 Parties, Comps, Clinics & More, p. 56
Our calendar of the best events around Vermont.
Competition | TY WALKER GOES BIG, p. 47
The Stowe 18-year-old snowboard phenom prepares for Fenway’s Big Air.
Coach | SO YOU’RE AN ACTION SPORTS PARENT? p. 49
Action sports and Olympic coach Bud Keene on the best ways to help your kids.
Coach | TIPS FOR SKIING TREES, p. 51
Ski film star John Egan gives his advice on staying safe and skiing fast in the woods.
Retro VT | THE FIRST SKI RESORT TURNS 80 p. 53
Greg Morrill tells the great story of how Suicide Six came to be.
Chairlift Q/A | BILL MCKIBBEN’S FORECAST, p. 64
The climate change activist, Nordic skier and author on what’s in store for winter.