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Winter is in Full Swing at Stratton Mountain

by Linda Warner

As we head into 2020, Stratton invites you to the mountain, where there is plenty of snow, superb skiing & riding, and a full schedule of special events to make your visit memorable.

Stratton Mountain Resort - SkiersJanuary 4th, the first Saturday of the month, is demo day for Elan. If you’re considering new skis, why not come talk to the manufacturer’s rep and see what Elan has to offer.  Even if you aren’t in the market for new equipment, it never hurts to look, right?

If you or a member of your family is just learning to ski, head to Stratton on January 10th for their Learn to Ski and Ride Day. Adults, and kids 13+ can take a beginner’s lesson for only $79.

Stratton Mountain Resort - MLK FireworksStratton is taking advantage of the long MLK weekend (January 17-20) to plan a lot of special events for a fun-filled time for all. From Snow Cat Rides, to Mid-Mountain for dinner, to Doggie & Me Hikes, there is something for everyone. Grizzly’s and Green Door Pub will be delivering the tunes while the Nordic Center will be hosting sunrise snowshoe tours. The highlight of the weekend is a fabulous fireworks display on Saturday night.

Stratton Mountain Resort - FoodEnjoy a truly unique dining experience on January 24th as the Stratton Mountain culinary team presents the Palm Bay International Wine Pairing Dinner, utilizing farm fresh ingredients expertly paired with award-winning wines. Not only will you experience a memorable meal, you’ll learn the secrets to choosing ingredients & beverages that pair well together. Tickets are $64.20 (includes tax & gratuity). Quantities are limited, so book early. 21+ only event.

Stratton Mountain Resort - The Ghost of Paul RevereFor something completely different, head to Grizzly’s on January 24th for live music from The Ghost of Paul Revere (9:30 – 11:00). The band has been growing in popularity since they formed in Maine, in 2011. Griffin Sherry, guitarist/singer, describes the band’s music – “We grew up listening to Radiohead, and The Beatles, and Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd. Everyone assumed we were a bluegrass band because we were playing these traditional instruments, but we weren’t writing traditional music. We were just writing songs with the instruments we had.” Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of.

Stratton Mountain Resort - Woman SkierThis year, Stratton is partnering with Rossignol to host the “We Rise with Stratton Women Camp.” Here’s a chance to supercharge your skiing and riding skills in a supportive, fun environment with other like-minded women. The dates for this event are January 31 – February 2. Led by Rossignol Ambassador Claire Challen & Stratton’s top instructors, this is an opportunity to learn & challenge yourself, try new gear, and connect with other women in an inviting & empowering environment. Cost is $420 including tax.

For more information on any of these programs or for reservations, visit Stratton’s website. And, if you can’t get away in January, stay tuned – there will be lots happening in February, too!

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