Ski Vermont Winter News: Come for the Mountains, Fall for the People

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A glimpse at the welcoming people who live, work and thrive in Vermont.

Deep at work in Vermont's Burke Mountain.

You can call them snow farmers, groomologists or Mountain Men, but those who ski and ride here often agree they're the ‘World’s Greatest Groomers’

In the Green Mountains, it’s well known that the state's population of 626,000 Vermonters heartily greet droves of visitors in the winter months; some guests are witnessing snow for the first time while others have skied Vermont trails with their families for generations. Vermont skiing and riding generated over 4.1 million skier/rider visits in the 2009-10 season and in turn, provided for thousands of jobs. Here's a glimpse at the people who live, work and thrive in Vermont.

Meet the Folks Who Make Stratton Mountain Run
…You can call them snow farmers, groomologists or Mountain Men, but those who ski and ride here might say that the ‘World’s Greatest Groomers’ work at Stratton. Our team has over 150 years of collective experience and knows the science behind managing the snow and rolling out the white carpet again and again…

Get Stowked at Stowe Mountain Resort
…Each year starting back in 2005, the talented and emerging filmmakers set out to depict what makes Stowe among the most special eastern mountain resorts in North America. Each film tells the stories of unique individuals who call Stowe either their home, or home away from home. Every person and story is filled with a sense of adventure and passion for the mountain lifestyle…

Shaping Smugglers’ Notch Resort’s Terrain Parks
…Terrain Park Manager Rick Witham’s involvement with events, the club, and his own family’s interest in snowboarding has given him a unique and broad perspective on the communities who enjoy Smugglers’ terrain parks…

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