• Contents

    We’re All In This Together…Aren’t We?

    I suspect that this attitude has a lot more to do with Vermont than it does me. It is that old New England spirit of frugality—not charity—at work.

    by Geoffrey Norman

    Balancing Act

    Today’s skis and snowboards are better, faster and more fun than ever. But can we still be safe on the slopes?

    by Lisa Densmore Ballard

    From Stretch Pants to Neon and Back Again

    High-tech outerwear has totally changed our attitudes about what we should wear outside these days. All-weather gear is now softer, warmer and, well … amazing.

    by Meryl Robinson

    Twilight

    One of Hubert Schriebl’s first photo essays, Winter 1993-94

    by Hubert Schriebl

    Slopeside Elementary

    The mission of JISP has not changed since its origins in 1951— to instill a love of winter sports in kids from Southern Vermont.

    by Luke Stafford

    Hidden Histories

    Vermont’s graveyards have their share of famous residents…but theirs are not the only interesting stories to be found among the ancient tombstones.

    by Meryl Robinson

    Departments

    From The Editors

    “ We still are all about a special place and the people here and a way of living and looking at life. We’ve always done that. And we still do.” – Lee Romano, Publisher

    Guide to Southern Vermont Dining

    A guide to regional restaurants

    The Buzz

    Comprehensive calendar for the season and who, what, when and where

    Your Guide to Regional Services

    For all the important services our region offers

    Special 50th Anniversary Stories

    5 for 50

    This is Stratton Magazine’s 50th year of publication. To celebrate, we are giving you, the reader, a sampling of our best and most characteristic material from our first half century.

    Events & Competition

    World Cup…Pro Tennis…LPGA…Arts Festival…Horse Show…

    Movers & Skiers

    Kipling… Palmer…Powers…Buechner …Killy…Heinz…Smith…

    Poking Fun

    chickens…cows…falling… sap…Pond Skim…houseguests…goats…BED & BREAKFASTS

    Pursuits & Passions

    biking…golfing…fishing…hiking…skiing…kayaking…

    Wild Places, Wild Things

    Bears…Beavers…Deer…Chickadees…Trees…

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