The Vermont Cynic

A skier from the UVM Ski and Snowboard Club launches from the top of the pitch, setting up to hit the rails below Oct. 23.

First turns of the season are made at Dawn of the Shred

Kate Vanni, Layout and Illustrations Editor October 29, 2020

“All of the Lights” blasted from speakers as skiers and riders snapped their bindings in and hit the rails for the first time in six months. UVM’s Ski and Snowboard Club set up their makeshift park...

Ski resorts grapple with COVID restrictions

Ski resorts grapple with COVID restrictions

Liz Chadwick, Feature Staff Writer October 22, 2020

Last March, Vermont’s ski mountains were suddenly empty.  As the coronavirus pandemic took hold across the world, crowds of skiers made their last descent and packed up their gear, unaware not only...

A look into Chicks on Sticks' 5:00 a.m. ski trips

A look into Chicks on Sticks’ 5:00 a.m. ski trips

Payton Kurrle, Staff Writer April 9, 2020

At around 5:00 a.m. March 4, a white van pulled into the parking lot of Gutterson Fieldhouse.  Junior Finn Brokaw, a group leader of Power through Powder, got out of the van and opened the back, revealing...

Culture Staff's 100 word rants

Culture Staff’s 100 word rants

Culture Staff February 12, 2020

    Evan Peck Between the last time I went skiing and the next time I go, there will be a generation of ski babies born that will whiz past me. Born to wealthy parents, these young...

Climate change threatens Vermont skiing

Climate change threatens Vermont skiing

Nina Loutchko, Feature Writer January 15, 2019

Warmer winters mean less time scraping ice off your car in the morning and fewer fears of falling on icy sidewalks while shuffling to class. But for skiers, snowboarders and anyone who enjoys the snowy...

Showing gratitude to a legendary ski filmmaker

Bridget Higdon, Arts Editor February 14, 2018

I was 6 years old when I took my first ski lesson, and since then, you can always find me doing the snow dance. I was heartily saddened two weeks ago when I read about the death of prolific ski filmmaker...

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