Monthly Archives: April 2014

Easter Sunrise on Mount Mansfield

It’s 4:30 in the morning as I load my skis and get in the gondola. I join a group of non-skiers already in the car. I ask them where they’re from and they tell me they’re from Fairfax, Vermont. That … Continue reading

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Trivia 2014 Week 17

When was the first Easter sunrise service held atop Mount Mansfield?

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Bota Bags

Spring skiing always brings back memories from past springs. Last week’s trivia question took us back to a warm day of spring skiing in the early 1970s in some huge bumps on Liftline. One of the first skiers in our … Continue reading

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Trivia Week 2014 Week 16

It’s a warm spring day in the early 1970s and by the afternoon the spring bumps on Liftline have gotten huge! One of the first skiers in our group does a spectacular face plant on the back side of one … Continue reading

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Where Did You Learn to Ski?

Where did you first learn to ski? Not the first place you skied, but the place where you really learned. For a majority of Retro-Skiers the answer will be some small, family-friendly area that probably no longer is in business. … Continue reading

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