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Magic Mountain: An incentive based uphill policy

10 Feb 2015

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Londonderry, Vermont’s Magic Mountain has embraced uphill ski traffic for over five years, and now they are actually rewarding it. As of Feb. 2, anyone who hikes 1700 vertical feet to the top of Magic Mountain, will receive a token for one free lift ride. Read the full press release on the policy. It may […]

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A Film of Local Proportions

2 Oct 2013

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United We Ski is a documentary by T-Bar Films about small ski areas in Vermont (Hard’ack, Cochran’s Ski Area, and Northeast Slopes). Brothers Tyler and Elliot Wilkinson-Ray along with the support of their community, spent over a year producing the film; which is meant to bring attention to the importance of small ski areas. It […]

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Ski Vermont’s Fifth Grade Passport Program Raises $8,830 for Dairy Farms

3 Oct 2012

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Most regions of the country offer a fantastic opportunity to kids in the fourth or fifth grade. In order to introduce them to these life-long, fulfilling sports that promote health, social interaction and fun outdoors, they offer a remarkable deal for them to ride free all season, free once at each resort, or something similar. […]

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Bruce Hennessey — A Mountaineer Turned Vermont Grass Farmer — Talks Beef Sustainability

21 Dec 2010

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photographer Berne Broudy “I’ve heard of a lot of farms failing, but I don’t know anybody who’s actually getting into farming,” my friend Mark said as we stood overlooking a lush pasture. I’d gotten to know Mark during my long career as a climbing and backcountry ski guide in mountain ranges both local and far-flung. […]

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