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Nordic Ski Areas Install Snowmaking to Make Conditions More Reliable

A small, select group of Nordic ski areas in Vermont make snow, Trapp Family Lodge is among them. Alpine ski areas, by contrast, have been making snow for decades. RIPTON —Mike Hussey, director of the Rikert Ski Touring Center near here, reaches down and paws at the light, powdery snow, quickly exposing blades of dormant

The Story Behind ‘The Sound of Music’

Some might say that the faith journey of the von Trapp family, made famous by the movie “The Sound of Music,” began with a Catholic nun named Maria. But they would be wrong. The granddaughter of Maria and Captain von Trapp, Elisabeth von Trapp, who performed Jan. 24 at Mt. Zion Methodist Church, set the

Almanac: Maria von Trapp

Maria Augusta Kutschera featured on CBS Sunday Morning’s weekly Almanac. And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: January 26th, 1905, 109 years ago today . . . Day One of a journey that led from Austria to Broadway to Hollywood. For that was the day Maria Augusta Kutschera was born on a train

Whats Cooking: Cocoa-Coffee Rubbed Venison Loin

Chef Cody Vasek had venison sizzling on a skillet this morning with this cocoa-coffee rubbed venison loin. If cooking is not your talent no need to worry. The Trapp Family Lodge restaurant has this dish on its menu. You can visit the Stowe restaurant for other Chef Vasek creations. Chef Cody Vasek had venison sizzling

Slayton: Kick and Glide

Vermont history is more than the heroic exploits of the Green Mountain Boys, more than changing modes of farming or the transformation of our political landscape. It’s also about how we play – and, as “Kick and Glide,” the latest exhibit at the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum makes clear, changing styles of skiing are

UVM SKIER WINS FIRST RACE OF JUNIOR NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cole Morgan, a University of Vermont student athlete, won the inaugural race of the Junior National Cross Country Championships being held this week at the Trapp Family Lodge ski center in Stowe. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STOWE, VT Photo Credit: Steve Knight Photo Cole Morgan, a University of Vermont student athlete, won the inaugural race of

UVM Skier Wins First Race of Junior National Cross Country Championships

Photo Credit: Steve Knight Photo Cole Morgan, a University of Vermont student athlete, won the inaugural race of the Junior National Cross Country Championships being held this week at the Trapp Family Lodge ski center in Stowe. Kristina von Trapp Frame, head of the organizing committee was elated. “It couldn’t be better than this; that

Pink Martini Joins the Pacific Symphony for the First Pops Concert of 2014, Now thru 1/25, Special Guests, The von Trapps

Performing for the first time with the Symphony in 2010, Pink Martini returns with a new lead singer, Storm Large, led by guest conductor, Albert-George Schram. Special guests The von Trapp Family, who are currently working on a collaborative album with Pink Martini, also join the fun t’s indeed a happy new year when the

Darn Tough Goes to Trapps

Darn Tough Vermont, manufacturer of the fastest growing collection of outdoor performance socks in the United States, has been named the official sock of Trapp Family Lodge. NORTHFIELD — Darn Tough Vermont, manufacturer of the fastest growing collection of outdoor performance socks in the United States, has been named the official sock of Trapp Family

Junior National Kickoff Party Coming to Trapps

The USSA Junior National Cross-Country Ski Championships will be held March 1 to 8 at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe. Those interested in getting involved in the event are invited to attend a JN Jam Kickoff Party and Volunteer Job Fair on Friday, Jan. 24, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Trapp Family Lodge