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Stratton Mountain Resort
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Stratton Mountain Resort
Description - Stratton Mountain Resort is a place of mountain friends and freedom. You can feel the individualism in the air. Sense the rich history, both in the village and in the surrounding mountains. It is this vision of history and community that drives everything at Stratton. For nearly four decades, they've provided one of New England's premier outdoor experiences for summer and winter enthusiasts alike. Over the years, the vision of Stratton has come of age, so has the resort itself. New lodging properties, more golf and tennis amenities, new trails for hikers and mountain bikers‹they've all become part of the resort's evolution. But what they've built is more than a resort. It's a community of people who share a similar vision. Where the comfort of familiar surroundings and the warmth of friends draw you back again and again.

Stratton is owned and operated by Intrawest, the world's premier developer of fine resort properties. The company has displayed an unwavering commitment to making Stratton the East's finest four-season destination. In the long term, their intention is to invest $270 million over the next decade in an effort to make Stratton more expansive and luxurious. But in spite of the breadth of the planned improvements, what will always make Stratton a place of mountain friends and freedom is the sense of community. Allow the warmth of an afternoon summer breeze return you to Stratton Mountain Resort.

Recreation - Stratton Mountain Resort is a full-service resort with new restaurants, childcare, lodging, teen entertainment and a ski school. The resort continues to improve its snowmaking capabilities. During the summer of 2000, a $1 million investment was made in another 120 HKD tower guns on trails including Upper Grizzly, North American, Black Bear, Yodeler, Suntanner and Bear Bottom and 91, a 9.5 acre trail that did not have snowmaking coverage. In addition, a new mid-mountain valve house increases efficiency and gives snowmakers greater flexibility to control operations based on prevailing temperature and humidity at both the base and summit. Total snowmaking fleet now boasts 800.

Beginner trails comprise 35%, intermediate trails 37% and advanced runs embrace 28% of the trails. The summit elevation at Stratton is 3,875 feet with a vertical drop of 2,003. The 14 lifts include a 12-person gondola, 2 high-speed quads, 3 quads, 1 triple, 2 doubles and 2 T-bars. Snowmaking acres covers 82% of the terrain.

Climate - Winter daytime temperatures average above 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -8 Celsius). Summer daytime temperatures average above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (above 21 Celsius). Much of the state's precipitation is the result of snow, particularly throughout the mountains. The Places in History Travel Region has an average precipitation of more than 44 inches (more than 112 centimeters). However, along the eastern boundary of this region, precipitation drops between 36 and 40 inches (91 to 102 centimeters).

Location - Stratton Mountain Resort is located in southern Vermont several miles southeast of Manchester.


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Stratton Mountain Resort, RR1, Box 145 , Stratton Mountain, VT, 05155, Phone: 802-297-4000, Fax: 802-297-4300

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Southern Vermont - Southern Vermont is also known as the Places in History Travel Region due to the historical significance prior to the Revolutionary War and beyond. The 20th century presented the famed artist Norman Rockwell and the city of Brattleboro boasts as the location where Rudyard Kipling produced his finest writings. Beautiful roadways lend themselves to the discovery of nearly a dozen covered bridges, many of which reside on the National Register of Historic Places.
Vermont Ski Resorts - Vermont offers at least 20 ski resorts throughout its natural beauty and pastoral landscape. Vermont's greatest natural resource, the Green Mountains, is one of the most popular ski destinations. However, each travel region hosts one of the major full-service resorts with a smattering of smaller lodges found throughout each region as well.

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