Winter News


by Craig Altschul

The 10th annual Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer at Stratton Mountain recently raised over $91,500 – and still counting – for the VT/NH Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. Seventy-five percent goes toward local breast cancer education, treatment and screening programs; the balance to national research. Participants numbered 849, some of whom were on four legs, representing all ages, as well as veterans and first timers. The Sun Bowl venue was all in pink for the occasion. Brenda Estella, a breast cancer survivor, raised $7,525, the largest amount for an individual fundraiser, breaking her record amount of $5,903 raised last year. Cook with Love was the winner in the team division raising a total of $14,803.

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About Craig Altschul

Craig Altschul is Editorial Director of He is a veteran snow journalist, having covered the sport for more than 40 years. His syndicated snow sports humor column, Ski Tips, ran in newspapers across the country for 20 years. He was Global Editor-in-Chief for OnTheSnow for 12 years and has written for a variety of magazines and newspapers. Altschul is past president of both the Eastern Ski Writers Association and the North American Snow Journalists Association.

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