Stratton Mountain Ski Resort, Vermont

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Stratton Mountain, Vermont

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Hardly roughing it in the East

Stratton Mountain, VermontLooking for a way to hardly rough it while skiing on the East Coast? Stratton can be the Deer Valley or Beaver Creek of the East with its luxurious accommodation options, heated stone village and valet parking.Rising Bear, Stratton With more than 94 ski trails, Stratton truly has something for everyone from steep verticals to beautiful glades to incredible racing programs to outstanding daycare.

Get ready to love Stratton Mountain Ski Resort

Let your relaxing ski weekend begin with the hubbies dropping off the kids at the ski school. The moms head to yoga at the Stratton Sports Center followed by a fun ski before meeting the men for a leisurely lunch. After a delicious meal at the back room at Grizzly's, which highlights the history of the Resort, the moms ski hard on the black slopes by Tamarack or hit the wonderful shops in Stratton village like First Run, Equipe, Dashing Bear Apparel and Von Bargen's jewelry.

outstanding ski conditionsBefore picking up the children, shop at Provisions in the village to ready a home cooked dinner for the troops. Afterward, consider an ice skate on Mill Pond in the commons below the Long Trail Lodge or dip into an outdoor hot tub or stroll to the hill for live music.

What's happening on Stratton Mountain

Not sure when to visit? The resort features a calendar of fun activities and entertainment all season long. Some of the key annual events are:

  • The Vermont Open - Snowboarding and music festival for boarders of all ages and experiences. Riders compete in three events: rail jam, half-pipe and banked slalom.
  • The 24 Hours of Stratton - Round the clock skiing and riding event to raise money for the Stratton Foundation. Teams of 6-12 hit the slopes with games & entertainment in the base lodge for all.
  • Season Closing - Features a traditional pond skim, BBQ and music.
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