Be Our Next Guest Blogger

Be Our Next Guest Blogger

August 26, 2018

GUEST BLOGGER CONTEST – Includes a 3 night stay at Okemo Mountain Resort! You love the outdoors. Your family is always up for an adventure. You want to share your best ideas for Vermont family vacation fun with anyone who will listen. That’s why we want you to be the next All Mountain Mamas Guest Blogger! … Read More

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Ski Vermont Fifth Grade Passport Challenge

Ski Vermont Fifth Grade Passport Challenge

January 3, 2018

Twenty alpine ski resorts, one mom and two kids, and roughly 100 days between now and spring. With one Ski Vermont Fifth Grade Passport in hand, our goal now strikes me as almost comically ambitious: to ski every one of the resorts in the passport. From Jay Peak near the Canadian border to Mount Snow … Read More

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A Luxury Ski and Spa Getaway at the Hermitage Club

A Luxury Ski and Spa Getaway at the Hermitage Club

February 28, 2017

As I inhaled deeply and stretched my arms overhead in the dim room I marveled that I could feel both alert and revived and relaxed at the same time. I’ll admit that I almost never take the time to warm up my muscles before I ski, often to the detriment of my legs, back and … Read More

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Reconnect with Nature at Stratton Camps

Reconnect with Nature at Stratton Camps

July 13, 2016

Stratton Camps for Kids Connecting with nature is what summer is all about when you’re a child. While my family is fortunate enough to live in Vermont and enjoy the outdoors year-round, it’s not always easy to slow down and take full advantage of everything the state has to offer. To escape the daily grind, … Read More

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The Upside of Skiing in the Rain

The Upside of Skiing in the Rain

January 12, 2016

Sometimes winter throws us a curve ball. This season we’ve seen crazy warm temperatures in December, cold snaps, rain and even rainbows. Varying weather can stifle a family’s ski season if they let it. My advice – don’t let it! My family visited Okemo Mountain Resort for a weekend ski getaway in January and experienced … Read More

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How to Prevent Ski Injuries

December 18, 2015

by James Slauterbeck, RD, orthopedic surgeon at The University of Vermont Medical Center Skiing is far from the most dangerous sport out there. In fact, the rate of serious injury in 2011/12 was 1 per 1 million skier/snowboarder visits (Source: NSAA Fact Sheet 2012) However, like any sport, there are some inherent risks. As an … Read More

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Family Safety on the Slopes

Family Safety on the Slopes

November 3, 2015

At this time of year the leaves are just about gone, daylight savings time is upon us, the mountains in the distance become snow- (or frost-) covered – and those of us who love winter sports start to dig out our gear. But, while we are thinking about how much fun we are going to … Read More

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