Tagged: Vermont

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Frigus Snowshoe Race

Frigus noun – cold, coolness, cold of winter As the snowshoers toed the spray painted starting line the temperature hovered somewhere around -5 degrees. A balmy Vermont winter morning at the Blueberry Hill Inn...

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Ice Castles Vermont

Nestled within the trees of the Sun Bowl at Stratton Mountain are enormous mounds of ice that have carefully and deliberately been placed  to form the walls of an Ice Castle. This is just...

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Volunteering at The Death Race

Before there was Spartan Race there was the Death Race. Set in the picturesque town of Pittsfield, VT, “The Death Race is the ultimate challenge, designed to present you with the unexpected and completely...

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Surviving the Storm

I left work early on July 3 to outrun thunderstorms that were forecasted for East Dorset, Vermont. We were set to camp for three nights at Emerald Lake State Park, and I really wanted...

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Mt. Killington Hike

I do most of my serious hiking in New Hampshire, so I might be a bit of a greenhorn when it comes to hiking in the Green Mountain State. For me, the Long Trail...

Peaks 50 Ultramarathon Recap

So there I was at 5:45AM looking around at the people who had gathered by the Groom’s Cabin at Riverside Farm in Pittsfield, VT. There weren’t a tremendous amount of people, but instead a...