Columns

This page contains an archive of articles I wrote for the Valley Reporter.

Along the Fall Line – Winter 2016
4/7/16 – The weather roller coaster concludes with one more shot of winter.
3/24/16 – 20 reasons to enjoy spring skiing.
3/10/16 – How resorts are dealing with an off-the-charts ugly winter.
2/25/16 – An interview with 8-year-old local ski racer Parker Downing.
2/11/16 – Night skiing in The Valley. (Yes, it exists!)
1/28/16 – Snowmaking at Sugarbush, behind the scenes.
1/14/16 – A conversation with Sugarbush general manager Win Smith aboard the new Valley House Quad.
12/31/15 – Winter 2016 bucket list.
12/24/15 – Holiday wishlist to cure a snowless December.
12/17/15 – El Niño explained, and an interview with WCAX meteorologist Nick Borelli.
12/3/15 – The sensations that make skiing and riding so much fun.
11/25/15 – Three fun ways to get in shape, and what I’m thankful for this season.
11/12/15 – A guide to the annual Ski & Skate Sale at Waitsfield Elementary School.

Along the Fall Line – Winter 2015
4/23/15 – Season recap, with some surprising statistics.
4/9/15 – The Valley House replacement, and why we still need double chairs.
3/26/15 – An interview with Mad River Glen Ski School director Terry Barbour.
3/12/15 – I host friends and reflect on how to be a great mountain ambassador.
2/26/15 – After a double knee replacement, my mother skis for the first time in over a decade.
2/12/15 – The joy of competition, and all the local events you can enter.
1/29/15 – What you need to know about telemarking.
1/15/15 – Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports, from the perspective of a first-time instructor.
12/31/14 – An interview with Mad River Glen Freeskiing Team coach Ry Young.
12/18/14 – A Mad River Valley spin on the “Night Before Christmas” poem.
12/4/14 – An interview with Alpine Options owner Joe Podolak.

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