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Archive for ‘January 2010’

A Double Diamond of a Ski Resort

I decide to take a break from downhill skiing and drive 10 minutes to the Trapp Family Lodge. I know I’m in the right place when I spot a road sign that reads: “A little of Austria. A lot of Vermont.” STOWE – I jump off the Sunny Spruce Quad, slip my hands around the

Delayed arrival

Delayed arrival So far, snow hard to find  This is a polite request for all you folks (you know who you are) who are grumbling about the days being shorter and colder and all the snow that’s coming. Please, just get over it! If you choose to live here in the Northeast, winter’s inevitable. Enjoy

Love in Stowe

Love is Sweeter in Stowe, Vermont Make this Valentine’s Day extra special, by surprising your sweetie with a romantic ski getaway to Stowe, Vermont. How does this sound? Wake up and hit the slopes of Stowe Mountain Resort…Spend the day out in the fresh air while enjoying the mountain’s 39 miles of skiable terrain… Take

Cabin Fever

Making the skinny-skied journey to the Slayton Pasture Cabin Many are the reasons we ski, snowshoe, hike and bike: fun, fitness, fellowship and the gratification that comes from getting somewhere under our own steam. Whether the goal is a hut, a pinnacle or a creemee stand — the end of Lone Rock Point or the

GMA Weekend Window

Good Morning America – ABC News Network visits Stowe, Vermont We’re going to take a little time this morning to visit a picturesque New England town. Our "Weekend Window" opens to Stowe, Vermont. I think I describe Stowe as being sort of what people might envision the quintessential Vermont village. The white, steeple church and

Women’s Nordic expo draws a crowd

Women work on their Nordic skills during the second annual Ladies Nordic Ski Expo, held last weekend at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. One hundred women attended the second annual Ladies Nordic Ski Expo, held Saturday at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. Some the top women Nordic instructors in the East helped skiers from eight

Women Seek Winter Adventure On Their Own Terms

Freshly frosted mountains provided the perfect snowy backdrop for the 2nd Annual Ladies Nordic Ski Expo at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT on Jan 9th. One hundred high-energy women gathered for this unique event taught by some of the top women Nordic instructors in the East. Warmed by the sun, blue skies, and

Learn these ski resort secrets to avoid getting snowed

Living in a snowy, mountainous state, one quickly learns that it’s essential to embrace the snow or risk a serious case of cabin fever. And that’s why Vermonters, Coloradans and others living near ski slopes quickly pick up on the secrets of alpine resorts to avoid getting snowed by high rates and inaccurate snow coverage

Guide To Stowe > Getting Outdoors

Dozens of other Vermont towns might take exception, but the tiny hamlet of Lake Elmore — with Mt. Elmore serving as a stunning backdrop — seems to have earned its motto, “Beauty Spot of Vermont.” Foliage vistas Drive-by leaf-peeping is nice, but the best way to experience Vermont’s fall-foliage spectacular is on foot, from high

B&B Winter Specials The Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT

The Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT offers winter specials. One week into the New Year and you’re already breaking those “get healthy in the new year” resolutions? If you need some motivation, or just want to indulge, check out the TrappFamily Lodge in Stowe, VT. Nestled in the Green Mountains, The Trapp Family Lodge