Warming Up to Après Ski: Your Car as a Base Lodge

Warming Up to Après Ski: Your Car as a Base Lodge

February 2, 2021

When I was in my twenties, early thirties, I barely went into the base lodge. I’d boot up at my car and swing into a mid-station lodge for a quick drink of water and a bite if needed, and sometimes swing by the bar at the end of the day to share a brew with … Read More

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Sugarbush Base Cabins to Stay Warm this Winter

Sugarbush Base Cabins to Stay Warm this Winter

February 2, 2021

Winter has finally, fully, arrived in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Snowstorms have been blanketing the slopes, and temperatures have deeply dipped, creating great conditions statewide.  The early days of the season had been rather temperate, much to the chagrin of snowmakers. The conditions did, however, benefit the idea of “your car as a base … Read More

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Stay to Ski: Planning Your Lodging Experience in Vermont

Stay to Ski: Planning Your Lodging Experience in Vermont

December 6, 2020

Are you planning to travel to a ski resort in Vermont this winter season? The lodging properties around ski areas are looking to welcome you with open arms, but there are a few rules to follow. Currently, Vermont requires anyone traveling from out-of-state (or Vermonters that have traveled out of state) to quarantine for 14 … Read More

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Ticket to Ride: How Do I Access Vermont Resorts This Winter?

Ticket to Ride: How Do I Access Vermont Resorts This Winter?

November 21, 2020

Part One of a series of informative posts this season designed to help families understand the changes they can expect at Vermont resorts this winter. Our goal is to walk you through each part of your day at the mountain to help families gain a little perspective and plan and prepare. Vermont ski and snowboard … Read More

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How Will My Family Ski This Winter?

How Will My Family Ski This Winter?

September 4, 2020

A Letter from the Editor Hello friends, Sarah here, from All Mountain Mamas. It’s been an interesting six months, hasn’t it? So much of our world has changed since the Mamas last reached out to this group of family-centric skiers and riders that love Vermont. I’m sorry we took such a long hiatus, but let’s … Read More

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Sliding Sideways with Toddler Snowboard Lessons

Sliding Sideways with Toddler Snowboard Lessons

October 20, 2019

Why don’t we see more tiny snowboarders? I’m typically on skis myself, but it was a question that crossed my mind as I started to introduce my son to snow sports. The typical answer from skiing parents is that skiing is easier to pick up as it gives young kids more freedom of movement. I … Read More

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Unwind at Okemo (Yes, even with a Toddler)

Unwind at Okemo (Yes, even with a Toddler)

January 20, 2019

You know that special place that you go to when you just need to relax and take a deep breath? Maybe it’s a room in your house, or a vacation spot, or a family home. It gives you a feeling of calm and acceptance and all your stresses falls away. Jackson Gore at Okemo has … Read More

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Raise ‘Em Jay, A Multi-Family Ski Vacay

Raise ‘Em Jay, A Multi-Family Ski Vacay

November 17, 2018

My mother isn’t a skier. So when I put tiny (yet somehow still oversized) boots on my one-year-old in our ski-in/ski-out condo at Jay Peak, she shook her head in disapproval, and said “You’re torturing the poor kid.” I flashed her my “Love you, Mom!” grin and happily suggested she might be wrong. My father … Read More

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Fall Foliage is Peaking at Vermont Resorts

Fall Foliage is Peaking at Vermont Resorts

October 4, 2018

Fall foliage is popping at elevation in Vermont, and it’s the perfect time to head to the hills to enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn in the mountains. Take a hike. Ride a lift. Enjoy one of the many events celebrating the harvest season. Or just stay at a wonderful inn or resort and take … Read More

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