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Archive for ‘June 2011’

Summer at the Slopes

If you and your grandchildren think mountains are just for skiing, think again Your grandchildren are still talking about their vacation at the ski slopes. "Grandma, we can’t wait for winter so we can go to the mountains again!"  Why wait for winter? In the summer, the slopes — as well as the ski towns

Sample Sales: Weddings

Getting married? You’re going to want to check out what’s sure to be an amazing sale over at Rue La La today! They’ve worked with The Knot to put together a curated selection of everything you’ll need for your big day: gowns, tuxes, shoes, jewelry, veils, and more. Don’t forget that if you’re planning a

Vermont Ski And Snowboard Museum welcomes four new board members

The Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum has welcomed four new members to its board of directors as the institution charts a course for its second decade in its iconic Stowe location. The museum is dedicated to collecting and preserving and celebrating the history of skiing and snowboarding in Vermont. It also features an educational outreach

Hit the Road and headed East!

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LEDC provides financial support for Stowe Mountain Bike Trails

At their monthly board meeting the directors of the Lamoille Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) approved a grant of $20,000 to the Vermont Mountain Bike Association to be used toward the continued construction of the Vermont Ride Center trail system in Stowe. This network of trails will include Trapp Family Lodge, Sterling Valley, Stowe Town Forest

Summer at ski areas

Even though the sun is out and the heat is rising, resorts such as Gunstock offer summer adventure such as their new Aerial Treetop Adventure. It used to be that ski areas were virtual ghost towns in the summer: weed-covered slopes and forlorn lifts waiting sadly for snow. No more! Now, many areas are offering

Mountain bike trails get $20,000 grant

Mountain bikers in the Stowe area have a reason to celebrate. Last week, the Vermont Mountain Bike Association received a $20,000 grant to continue construction of the Vermont Ride Center trail system in Stowe. The grant comes from the Lamoille Economic Development Corp. The network of trails will include Trapp Family Lodge, Sterling Valley, Stowe

13th annual Stowe Wine & Food Classic

Experience the Stowe Wine and Food Classic, northern New England’s premiere wine and food event. This year’s event features an incredible lineup of celebrity chefs and featured wineries. Running from June 24th to 26th, the event will once again be held at the picturesque Trapp Family Lodge. More information and tickets are available online at